SWEAT-WICKING PERFORMANCE ON THE PITCH. The Nike Dri-FIT Academy Shorts blend sweat-wicking fabric and breathable mesh to help keep you focused on your game. Nike Dri-FIT technology wicks sweat to help keep you dry and comfortable. Mesh on the back stripes and inner waistband add breathability. Elastic waistband and hidden drawcord give you a secure fit. Standard fit for a relaxed, easy feel. Side pockets.