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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...
Will Team From Canada Make Cup Finals For First Time Since ''94? While the "disparate economics of the NHL pose steep problems for its Canadian franchises," it hasn''t "stopped those clubs from thrivi
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In Nashville, Larry Woody reports that TRAC and Dover Motorsports execs met recently "to discuss the possibility of holding some races" at Nashville Superspeedway next year, but TRAC was "turned down.
Pac Bell Park will host a college football bowl game on December 31, the "same day as and competing for corporate sponsorship dollars with" San Jose''s Silicon Valley Football Classic, w
PepsiCo''s Gatorade, a NASCAR sponsor since ''84, announced yesterday that it will not renew its official sponsorship of the stock-car racing series when its deal expires after this season. Instead, t
The NTRA, Triple Crown Productions and ESPN have reached a deal to renew multiple horse racing series and special event programming through ''08. The deal extends ESPN''s two live racing series on ESP
The "much-anticipated public audition by 7-foot-5 Chinese basketball star Yao Ming" yesterday in Chicago for NBA teams was "overshadowed today by charges that Chinese officials are trying to influence
Ford Motor Co. "is driving a bigger chunk of its massive marketing budget into a bastion of domestic brand loyalists" NASCAR fans, according to Norihiko Shirouzu of the WALL STREET JOURNAL, who
The Daily Insider Afternoon News & Headlines Thursday, May 2, 2002 4:00pm ET Print The Closing Bell • NCAA Certifies Three New Bowl Games In Charlotte, S.F., HI • CA Supreme Court R
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Thousands? Millions? Just how much money can you make in the sports industry? Find out in SportsBusiness Journal''s May 27 special report. The section will feature the most comprehensive survey ever c
Last night''s crowd of 13,055 for Rangers-Blue Jays was the second smallest ever at SkyDome, ahead of Tuesday''s 12,571 for the same teams (TORONTO STAR, 5/2). Blue Jays CEO Paul Godfrey said that gro
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