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): September 20, 2004

                                 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.

     One September 21, 2004, NIKE, Inc. (the "Company"), issued a press
release announcing that Orin C. Smith has been appointed by the Company's
Board of Directors to serve as a Director of the Company, effective as of
September 20, 2004.  There was no arrangement or understanding pursuant
to which Mr. Smith was elected as a director, and there are no related
party transactions between the Company and Mr. Smith.  It is expected
that Mr. Smith will serve on the Company's Audit Committee.

     The press release issued on September 21, 2004 by the Company is
attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1

Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in
Fiscal Year.

     Effective September 20, 2004, the Company's Board of Directors
unanimously approved an amendment to the Company's Bylaws.

     The amendment to the Company's Bylaws is attached hereto as Exhibit

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

     (c) Exhibits

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

   99.1    Press Release dated September 21, 2004.
   99.2    Amendment to Bylaws


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:  September 21, 2004

                                         By: Donald W. Blair
                                           Chief Financial Officer