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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...
CBS AUDIBLES: At the request of CBS, the Packers have agreed to change the time of their December 23 game against the Browns at Lambeau Field from 1:00pm to 4:15pm ET. As part of the move, CBS switche
The NBA''s TV negotiations with AOL Time Warner are "focused on creating a jointly owned network that could show the majority of the league''s cable TV games," according to two industry officials cite
Boston business exec Frank McCourt is teaming with an unidentified "nationally known" investment banking firm in a bid to buy the Red Sox, according to sources of Meg Vaillancourt of the BOSTON GLOBE.
The Tennis Channel''s initial programming will feature "a slew of early-round international and domestic tournaments, classic matches and a daily news show," according to R. Thomas Umstead of MULTICHA
The expansion AFL Dallas franchise will be called the Dallas Desperados, as President & GM Jerry Jones, Jr., "unveiled the name, logo and coaching staff" yesterday at the American Airlines Center (AAC
No Buy-outs Like L.J.’s On Horizon Cablevision Systems Corp., which owns MSG and the Knicks, yesterday posted a wider Q3 loss "after writing off some player contracts," according to BLOOMBERG NEWS. Th
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For a fan right now, I think it would be in the best interest of baseball. Mark McGwire, on contraction (ESPN, 11/13).
FL Attorney General Bob Butterworth issued investigative subpoenas yesterday to MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, MLB and the Marlins and Devil Rays, "seeking information about the contraction plans and the
With just 86 days left until the Opening Ceremonies take place in Salt Lake City, IOC, SLOC and UT execs yesterday "assured about" 200 reps from 65 companies supporting the Games that everything is on