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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Nike co-Founder & Chair Emeritus PHIL KNIGHT  can be "withdrawn and shy, even downright reclusive," but with this week's PK80 Invitational in Portland , it will be "impossible for Knight to hide in plain sight," according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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Fox Rejects Naked Rooney Ad

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Facility Notes

Total handle at Pimlico and Laurel Park declined 4% in ’04, as all-sources handle totaled $868.1M compared to $905.7M from ’03, which featured 11 more racing days (208 compared to 197 in ’04). The dai

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Vikings Raise Season-Tix Prices

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NHL Cancels BOG Meeting

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Morning Buzz, January 7, 2005

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Yankees Ink Big Unit To Extension

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