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Player Appearance: Meet Darius Butler

New England Patriots cornerback and Fort Lauderdale native Darius Butler is helping to reopen the remodeled Nike Factory Store at Sawgrass Mills Mall in Sunrise this weekend.

The upgraded store, which has gotten a modern look, reopens on Friday and will host a variety of special events on Saturday and Sunday. The first 200 customers on Saturday will receive a free gift; customers can enter a contest to win a $1,000 shopping spree.

Butler will host a question and answer session from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the store in the mall at 12801 West Sunrise Blvd., Sunrise.

Categories: Apparel (55), NFL (178)

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CRAIG DAVIS In more than 33 years at the Sun Sentinel, Craig Davis has written about a wide variety of sports topics from baseball to yachting, fishing to triathlons, and also worked as a copy editor and page designer. Recently he reported on local sports, including running, swimming, cycling, equestrian and beach volleyball. He enjoys sports as a participant as well as a spectator, is active in the South Florida running scene plays in the curling club at Saveology Iceplex. This blog offers a glimpse at the business side of sports in the interest of enhancing enjoyment of the games and sporting options as a spectator as well as a participant.
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