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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Nike co-Founder & Chair Emeritus PHIL KNIGHT  can be "withdrawn and shy, even downright reclusive," but with this week's PK80 Invitational in Portland , it will be "impossible for Knight to hide in plain sight," according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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NFL Punting MTV After Incident

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Red Sox Nearing Season Sellout

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Super Bowl Sports Industrialists

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MN Committee Recommendations

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's Stadium Screening Committee approved "a bundle of recommendations Thursday that were generally risk averse," according to Jay Weiner of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, who

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McCourt's Deal Gets Approval

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Int'l Figure Skating Out In U.S.

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What's The Frequency?

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SBJ's Re-Branding Report

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Cubs Settle With 10 Roof Owners

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