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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Nike co-Founder & Chair Emeritus PHIL KNIGHT  can be "withdrawn and shy, even downright reclusive," but with this week's PK80 Invitational in Portland , it will be "impossible for Knight to hide in plain sight," according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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Carmelo Tops Shoe Sales List

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