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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...
The GRAND RAPIDS PRESS'' Gary Bond reported the CBA Grand Rapids Hoops were "shooting for an average of 3,000 fans " this season, but with three games remaining on its schedule, have drawn just 1,885.
Data from a forthcoming report from by the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA) shows that athletic footwear purchased for $60 or more represents 22.3% of ''01 unit sales in the category. The ch
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit "gave a victory" to MLS owners yesterday, "upholding a jury''s decision that rejected the players'' claims that the league is an illegal monopoly design
HAYNES HIRED BY NFL: The NFL has hired pro football HOFer MIKE HAYNES as VP/Player Development, replacing LEM BURNHAM. Haynes, who will report to NFL Exec VP/Labor Relations & NFL Management Council C
The second night of Yankee baseball on the YES Net "was worse than the first," according to Bob Raissman of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS, who writes, "Fans tuning in on Time Warner Cable to Pirates-Yankees not
Blue Jackets Remember Brittanie Cecil A moment of silence to honor the memory of 13-year-old Brittanie Cecil, who passed away Monday after being struck in the head by a puck at last Saturday''s Flames
NBA: The Grizzlies announced they will not raise season-ticket prices for next season. Grizzlies President of Business Operations Andy Dolich: "We want to send a solid message to the people who are th
The Coyotes officially announced yesterday that President SHAWN HUNTER will leave the organization at the end of the season, and will be replaced as team President & COO by former Stars & MLB Rangers
SPECIAL K: CBS'' "60 Minutes II" last night profiled Duke Univ. men''s basketball coach MIKE KRZYZEWSKI. CBS'' Charlie Rose said Krzyzewski has "become one of the most sought after speakers in the cou
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