NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Tiger Woods says the Nike “Just Do It” ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick is “a beautiful spot.”
The two-minute ad highlights superstar athletes LeBron James, Serena Williams and others, and touches on the controversy of NFL player protests during the national anthem.READ MORE: Investigators Raid Three Locations Of Parlor Pizza Restaurant
Woods has been endorsed by Nike his whole career. He did not know in advance about the ad campaign.
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The spot aired during the first ad break in the third quarter of the Eagles-Falcons game on Thursday night.
Kaepernick watched the ad’s first television airing on NBC at an event held at Nike’s headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon.MORE NEWS: Studios And Offices Of WTTW-11, WFMT Radio Evacuated After Telephone Threat
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