Knight Officially Retires As Nike Board Chair NBA Names Spruell President Of League Operations Weekend Plans With MLB's Pat Courtney Adrian Peterson Lists Houston-Area Home Executive Transactions Names In The News Kerry Tharp Named Darlington Raceway President ESPN Makes Moves In Tech Department Execs Talk Comebacks, Travel Preferences Executive Transactions
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...
Phase2Media has named JOHN TRIMBLE VP/Worldwide Sales & Sydney 2000 Olympics Games/Special Events, where he will oversee advertising and marketing for the official Web site of the 2000 Olympics, www.o
School officials in Cross Creek (FL) and Westchase (FL) "would like to honor" Yankees Owner GEORGE STEINBRENNER for his charitable donations by "naming a new school" George Steinbrenner High. Steinbre
Cubs RF SAMMY SOSA joined investor Gene Silverberg Thursday and announced that he is "taking over" MICHAEL JORDAN''S RESTAURANT, according to Charlie Meyerson of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Plans call for Jo
CA Superior Court Judge LISA GUY-SCHALL denied an attempt by Callaway Golf to prevent former employee MARK KING from resigning to join Taylor Made Golf (See THE DAILY, 8/20) (Taylor Made). King left C
A York County (SC) grand jury yesterday "refused to indict" Hornets Owner GEORGE SHINN on criminal charges, according to Liz Chandler in an above-the-fold front-page feature in the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER.
DENNIS RODMAN was a guest on "Late Night with Conan O''Brien" and promoted his new movie "Simon Sez," which opens Friday. Rodman, asked if his NBA career is over: "I don''t have any idea. ... I would
MOVES AND PROMOTIONS AT ADVANTAGE: Advantage Int''l has promoted seven senior staff members: NANCY MORTON was named Senior VP/Finance; while IVAN BRIXI, PATRICK MCGEE, BEAT RITSCHARD, JORGE SALKELD an
ABC named ESPN Exec VP/Programming RICHARD GLOVER to Exec VP/Internet Media, the net''s "top Internet management post." Glover joined ESPN in ''92 as Senior VP/Enterprises (DAILY VARIETY, 9/22)....The
The "goal" of 76ers President PAT CROCE since "having his leg shattered in 10 places" in a motorcycle accident June 17, "has been to walk without the aid of crutches or a cane" by November 2, when his
Yankees P ROGER CLEMENS is set to appear on tonight''s season debut of ABC''s "SPIN CITY." The show''s plot involves fictional Mayor Randall Winston ruining Clemens'' perfect game (N.Y. POST, 9/20)...