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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Nike co-Founder & Chair Emeritus PHIL KNIGHT  can be "withdrawn and shy, even downright reclusive," but with this week's PK80 Invitational in Portland , it will be "impossible for Knight to hide in plain sight," according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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Levi, P&G Getting Into The Game

Levi Strauss and Procter & Gamble have purchased placement in EA Sports’ “NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup,” according to a front-page story by Kevin Delaney of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. The game is “gen

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MLB Franchise Notes

In L.A., T.J. Simers reports that Hollywood figures Joe Siegman and Jack Gilardi, who for 39 years donated their time to organize the annual Hollywood Stars game at Dodger Stadium, this year have not

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Morning Buzz, July 28, 2004

The Daily Insider Morning News & Headlines Wednesday, July 28, 2004 9:00am ET Print The Morning Buzz ...

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Facility Notes

In Greensboro, Matt Williams reports city officials on Tuesday unveiled a $30M plan to upgrade the Greensboro Coliseum Complex, “including a banquet center, six-story parking deck, and renovations to

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Islanders' Acquire AHL Affil

Islanders co-Owner Charles Wang officially announced the purchase of the team’s AHL affil, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Wang announced that Sound Tigers' season-ticket holders will receive complimenta

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Is The NHL Coming To K.C.?

Whalers Founder and former Penguins co-Owner Howard Baldwin “will begin the process of forming an ownership group” for an NHL franchise that would play in K.C.’s new Sprint Center, according to Randy

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Boffo Ratings For TNT, ESPN

TNT’s coverage of Sunday’s NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Siemens 300 earned a 5.3/ (4,700,000 HHs) final Nielsen cable rating, making it TNT’s highest-rated Cup race ever. The 5.3 is a 13% increase over la

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Rapids Unveil Stadium Plans

Kroenke Sports Enterprises (KSE) and Commerce City (CO) officials unveiled a $130M plan to develop a 360-acre complex at the Prairie Gateway development to house a 20,000-seat soccer stadium for the M

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League Notes

COME TOGETHER? MLS Commissioner Don Garber said that he does not believe that the ChampionsWorld Series, exhibition soccer games throughout the U.S. featuring top European teams, “undermines his leagu

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Names & Faces

In Miami, Elaine Walker writes Drama Sports, which handled Ricky Williams’ marketing during his two seasons with the Dolphins, is “juggling schedules to find other clients to replace Williams in endor

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