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Phil Knight Discusses State Of College Basketball, Nike's Relationship With Sport

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 22 / 17

Nike co-Founder & Chair Emeritus PHIL KNIGHT  can be "withdrawn and shy, even downright reclusive," but with this week's PK80 Invitational in Portland , it will be "impossible for Knight to hide in plain sight," according to Seth Davis of THE ATHLETIC. The tournament will feature 16 ...

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D'Rays Taking Radio In-House

The D’Rays unveiled a “new business model Thursday to broadcast their 2005 games on the radio by taking the production in-house and no longer selling their games’ broadcast rights to a radio station o

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Italian Doping Laws Concern IOC

With Turin hosting the ’06 Winter Games, the IOC “expressed concern Thursday about Italy’s anti-doping rules, under which athletes suspected of doping can face criminal sanctions,” according to Alan A

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FINA Returns Event To Montreal

The FINA Bureau has unanimously decided to return the ’05 World Aquatic Championships to the city of Montreal after rescinding the event on January 19 after organizers said they were $6M short of thei

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Media Notes

In London, Raoul Simmons reported the BBC is planning to launch its own sports channel to rival News Corp.’s Sky Sports. The service would cover sports “in greater depth than BBC1 and BBC2 manage now.

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Executive Transactions

Patriots Senior VP & COO ANDY WASYNCZUK next month will join the faculty of the Harvard Business School. Wasynczuk will remain a Consultant for the team (Patriots)....NHL Rangers Dir of Marketing Part

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Marketplace Round-Up

In Charlotte, David Poole reports Nextel officials “confirmed they must have a firm plan in place by mid-September if the new merged Sprint Nextel company decides it will seek a name change of the NAS

Tags: Baseball, Football, MLB, Motorsports, NASCAR, New York Giants, Seattle Mariners, Sprint, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

JamSports Suing Clear Channel

Chicago-based promoter JamSports has filed a lawsuit against Clear Channel alleging the company “used its market power to keep” JamSports from promoting American Motorcyclist Association’s (AMA) super

Is There A Draft In Here?

The NFL Draft “is not moving locations, at least not yet,” as the league confirmed Thursday “that there has been no decision made on where this year’s draft will be held,” according to NFL Network’s D

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Bettman To Cancel Season Soon

The NHL and NHLPA met Thursday with no progress on reaching a new CBA. NHL Exec VP & CLO Bill Daly in a statement said, “No new meetings are scheduled and, as far as we’re concerned, none are expected

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Morning Buzz, February 11, 2005

The Daily Insider Morning News & Headlines Friday, February 11, 2005 9:00am ET Print The Morning Buzz ...

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