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Chicago Rush Joins Forces With Discover® Card

February 15, 2006
CHICAGO - Feb. 14, 2006 – Chicago Rush and Discover® Card announced today that they have signed a presenting partnership agreement that locks in season ticket prices through 2008, and provides Rush fans with an additional five percent discount on Rush season and group tickets purchased with their Discover Card.

“Both organizations pride themselves on delivering unrivaled services and creating special ways to reward consumers,” said Rush president/general manager Mike Polisky. “By combining our resources, we will make an even greater impact for our Chicago Rush fans.”

“Forming this partnership with the Rush is another way we are rewarding our Cardmembers,” said Margo Georgiadis, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Discover Financial Services.

The partnership goes beyond locking in ticket prices. On the field, Discover Card literally has become part of the Chicago Rush fabric with a branded jersey patch on both home and away uniforms. Discover Card also will be visible on two field turf squares, end zone tunnel banners and 60 feet of dasherboard real estate, among other elements.

The 2006 Chicago Rush kicked off January 29 and continues through May. Fans interested in purchasing season or group tickets can call the Rush at (877) RUSH-TIX or visit the team's Web site, www.chicagorush.com.

About the Chicago Rush
The Chicago Rush Arena Football team, which plays its home games at Rosemont's Allstate Arena, is entering its sixth season in the Arena Football League. The team is owned by Chicago football legend Mike Ditka, Arthur Price, Alan Levin and Peter Levin.

About Discover Financial Services LLC
Discover Financial Services LLC, a business unit of Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), operates the Discover Card with more than 50 million Cardmembers, the Discover Network with more than 4 million merchant and cash access locations and the PULSE ATM/Debit network currently serving over 4,100 banks, credit unions and savings institutions. For more information, visit, www.discovercard.com, www.discovernetwork.com, or www.pulse-eft.com.

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CONTACTS:


Mike Alzamora
Chicago Rush
(773) 243-3445

Mai-Lee Ua
Discover Financial Services
(224) 405-3082