Washington, DC 20549 
                                 FORM 8-K 
                              CURRENT REPORT 
 Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 
   Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 17, 2005
                                 NIKE, INC. 

          (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter) 
       Oregon                  1-10635                 93-0584541 
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   (State of                  (Commission            (I.R.S.Employer 
   Incorporation)            File Number)          Identification No.) 
                             One Bowerman Drive
                         Beaverton, Oregon 97005-6453 

                   (Address of Principal Executive Offices)                 

                               (503) 671-6453
             (Registrant's telephone number, including area code) 

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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; election of 
Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.

     On November 18, 2005, NIKE, Inc. (the "Company"), issued a press 
release announcing that Timothy D. Cook has been appointed by the 
Company's Board of Directors to serve as a Director of the Company, 
effective November 17, 2005.  

     Timothy D. Cook, age 44, is the Chief Operating Officer of Apple 
Computer, Inc.  Mr. Cook joined Apple in February 1998 as Senior Vice 
President of Worldwide Operations and also served as Executive Vice 
President, Worldwide Sales and Operations. Mr. Cook was Vice President, 
Corporate Materials for Compaq Computer Corporation from 1997 to 1998. 
Previous to his work at Compaq, Mr. Cook served in the positions of 
Senior Vice President Fulfillment and Chief Operating Officer of the 
Reseller Division at Intelligent Electronics from 1994 to 1997. Mr. Cook 
also worked for International Business Machines Corporation from 1982 to 
1994, most recently as Director of North American Fulfillment. 

     There was no arrangement or understanding pursuant to which Mr. 
Cook was elected as a director, and there are no related party 
transactions between the Company and Mr. Cook.  It is expected that 
Mr. Cook will serve on the Company's Compensation Committee.

     The press release issued on November 18, 2005 by the Company is 
attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

     (d) Exhibits

The following exhibits are being furnished with this Current Report on 
Form 8-K:

   99.1    Press Release dated November 18, 2005.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized. 
                                          NIKE, Inc. 
Date:  November 18, 2005
                                         /s/ Donald W. Blair
                                         By: Donald W. Blair
                                           Chief Financial Officer