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Dec 28, 2016, 09:00 ET Russell Athletic Introduces "Dear Seniors" Program, To Premiere New Commercial At Russell Athletic Bowl

For most senior football players, the conclusion of the season means turning in your uniform. What is never handed in, however, are the lessons...


Sep 13, 2016, 11:32 ET 2016 Russell Athletic 'Fight Like Dylan Award' Entries Now Open

 Russell Athletic announced today its launch of the sixth annual "Fight Like Dylan Award" honoring high school teams that have demonstrated...


Dec 28, 2015, 12:16 ET Central High School Honored as Recipient of the Fifth Annual Russell Athletic "Fight Like Dylan Award"

 Russell Athletic announced Central High School in Providence, Rhode Island as the 2015 "Fight Like Dylan Award" recipient today.  The...


Aug 31, 2015, 10:00 ET Western Kentucky University And Russell Athletic® Announce 5-year, $3.5M Apparel And Uniform Extension

 The Western Kentucky University Athletic Department and Russell Athletic® announced today a five-year, $3.5M renewal to supply athletic...


Aug 21, 2013, 16:35 ET Russell Athletic Brand Ambassador Pierre Garcon Gives Back to Three Local High School Football Teams with Uniform Giveaway

Russell Athletic brand ambassador and Washington wide receiver Pierre Garcon visited three Washington, DC area high schools, delivering their...


Jan 04, 2013, 10:00 ET Williamsport High School Named 2nd Annual "Fight Like Dylan Award" Recipient

 Russell Brands, LLC today announced Williamsport High School as the recipient of the second annual "Fight Like Dylan Award," which honors the...


Oct 25, 2012, 13:00 ET Russell Donates More Than $80,000 in Uniforms & Equipment to City of Orlando Youth Football

 Russell Brands, LLC, title sponsor of the Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando, Fla., today announced a uniform and equipment donation to the...


Oct 08, 2012, 14:00 ET Pro Football Stars Pierre Garcon and Mark Ingram Partner with Russell Brands LLC

 Russell Athletic®, a division of Russell Brands, LLC, today announced new partnerships with Washington wide receiver Pierre Garcon and...


Sep 19, 2012, 09:30 ET 2nd Annual Russell Athletic® "Fight Like Dylan Award" Honors Teams Triumphing Over Adversity

 Russell Brands, LLC, today announced the second annual "Fight Like Dylan Award," which honors the courageous life of Dylan Rebeor, a...


Jun 19, 2012, 09:00 ET Russell Athletic New Title Sponsor for Orlando Bowl

 Russell Athletic, a division of Russell Brands, LLC, and Florida Citrus Sports (FCSports) have entered into a partnership to present the...


Apr 04, 2012, 12:00 ET Russell Athletic® Launches All New Women's Apparel Line

Russell Brands, LLC, today announced the launch of the Russell Athletic® brand's new women's apparel line in conjunction with a...


Jan 03, 2012, 11:30 ET Edmonson County (KY) High School Wins Inaugural "Fight Like Dylan Award"

Russell Athletic announced today that Edmonson County High School in Brownsville, KY, has been named winner of the inaugural "Fight...


Nov 17, 2011, 10:52 ET Russell Athletic to Recognize High School Teams Triumphing Over Adversity With "Fight Like Dylan Award"

Russell Athletic today announced the launch of the "Fight Like Dylan Award," a $50,000 uniform and equipment grant, honoring the late Dylan Rebeor...


Aug 31, 2011, 12:14 ET Russell Athletic® Launches Ad Campaign by Celebrity Director of Eminem-Chrysler Spots

This fall, Russell Athletic will make its mark on the college football scene by introducing a multifaceted advertising campaign designed with a...


Mar 12, 2009, 14:00 ET Russell Invites College Presidents, Chancellors on Fact-Finding Trip to Honduras

'We want to be transparent, we have nothing to hide and we think the truth will speak for itself' Russell Athletic announced today it has invited...


Sep 16, 2008, 01:00 ET Russell Athletic Named 'Title Sponsor' of the NAIA Championship

ROME, Ga., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Russell Athletic and the Host Committee for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)...


Oct 19, 2006, 01:00 ET Inaugural Women's Sports Foundation Hall of Fame Breakfast Presented by Russell Athletic a Success

ATLANTA, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighty year olds aren't often the focus of fashion shows but on October 16, Russell Athletic presented a...


Oct 16, 2006, 01:00 ET Russell Athletic's Sweatshirt Ball Raises More Than $225,000 For Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

ATLANTA, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Russell Athletic partnered with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to raise more than $225,000 for cystic fibrosis...


Oct 12, 2006, 01:00 ET Big Boi Partners With Russell Athletic to Promote HBCU

ATLANTA, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Russell Athletic's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) division announced today its partnership...


Oct 02, 2006, 01:00 ET Russell Athletic Debuts Xtreme Compression Jersey for Cougars

ATLANTA, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Washington State football team entered their locker room Saturday morning, everyone was a bit surprised....


Sep 25, 2006, 01:00 ET Doug Kelly Joins Russell Athletic as President

ATLANTA, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Doug Kelly has been named president of Russell Athletic. He will be responsible for Russell's retail, team...


Apr 16, 2004, 01:00 ET Russell Athletic Renews, Expands Sponsorship With Washington State University

ATLANTA, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Athletic uniform and apparel supplier Russell Athletic, a division of Russell Corporation (NYSE:...


Apr 02, 2004, 00:00 ET Russell Athletic Congratulates Georgia Institute of Technology Men's Basketball Team for Reaching Final Four

ATLANTA, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Russell Athletic, the flagship brand of Russell Corporation (NYSE: RML), congratulates its hometown partner,...


Oct 31, 2003, 00:00 ET Russell Athletic Launches New Website

ATLANTA, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Russell Athletic, the flagship brand of Russell Corporation (NYSE: RML), is building on its 100-plus...


Aug 25, 2003, 01:00 ET Russell Athletic Launches College Football 'Road to the BCS' Promotional Game

ATLANTA, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Authentic college football outfitter Russell Athletic, the flagship brand of Russell Corporation...