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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...
Film producer MIKE TOLLIN''s directorial debut will be for "SUMMER CATCH," a script about a young pitcher in the Cape Cod League, according to James Sterngold of the N.Y. TIMES. Tollin expects to begi
DENNIS RODMAN "has found a summer job" as a pro wrestler. Rodman signed with the WCW today to make "at least" five appearances this summer. The WCW also announced it signed No Limit Sports'' PERCY "MA
The SLOC named MICHAEL BERTELSEN as Dir of its Washington, DC, office. Bertelsen will serve as a liaison between SLOC and Congress (SLOC)....The MLBPA named GREG BOURIS as Dir of Communications (MLBPA
Boxer OSCAR DE LA HOYA has "fired" his financial advisor, MIKE HERNANDEZ SR., according to Royce Feour of the LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL. De La Hoya spokesperson DINA DUBOEF: "He will have an attorney a
In Chicago, Steve Rosenbloom writes that the Pacers- Knicks game on Saturday "drew so many celebs," that MSG execs had "to move some names into the cheaper seats." When VANESSA WILLIAMS heard that "sh
MICHAEL JORDAN''s PR blitz around BIJAN''s new "Jordan by Michael" men''s cologne line continued this morning with an appearance on ABC''s "Good Morning America" with Bijan Inc. Chair BIJAN. ABC''s El
In his "Boardroom Sports" column, DEAN BONHAM lists six women who "are making their mark" in the business of sports: FedEx Manager of Sports & Event Marketing NANCY ALTENBURG, who has been "instrument
T.J. NELLIGAN, the "sales chief for NCAA sponsorship agency Host Communications, has left after eight years, likely to start his own sports marketing practice," according to sources of Terry Lefton of
Street & Smith''s Sports Group has named EMIL MAZZANOBILE as National Sales Manager. Mazzanobile will be based in Street & Smith''s N.Y. office and work directly with Street & Smith''s Sports Group Pr
Redskins President JACK KENT COOKE, who "is expected to reap as much as" $60M from the sale of the team to Daniel Snyder, is leaving the DC area "to make his home" in income tax-free Bermuda. Cooke: "