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Phil Knight Officially Retires As Nike Board Chair, Mark Parker Named As ReplacementPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 01 / 16
PHIL KNIGHT on Thursday "ended his five-decade career at Nike," and it is "not just a career end for a captivating personality," but the "end of an era for Oregon business," according to Andy Giegerich of the PORTLAND BUSINESS JOURNAL. By "remaining mostly media-shy and by giving away his billions...
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The UNIV. OF VT (UVM) canceled its remaining 15 men''s hockey games after some players "lied during an investigation of hazing allegations." Former UVM player COREY LATULIPPE sued UVM in December clai
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