The magnetic pull of Tim Tebow was just too much for Reebok to resist. Rival athletic wear maker Nike has accused the company of selling unauthorized apparel featuring everyone’s favorite controversial National Football League (NFL) quarterback. Unwilling to wait for an act of God to save their rightful slice of the Tebow pie, Nike filed a lawsuit against Reebok on Tuesday.
According to the lawsuit, Reebok had an agreement to sell clothing featuring NFL players, but by March 1, it had expired and Nike’s licensing agreement with the NFL Players Association began. Nike also claims to have an individual agreement with Tebow to use his name on products.