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Nike co-Founder & Chair Emeritus PHIL KNIGHT  can be "withdrawn and shy, even downright reclusive," but with this week's PK80 Invitational in Portland , it will be "impossible for Knight to hide in plain sight," according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

San Antonio-based Valero Energy's title sponsorship of the PGA Tour Texas Open, set for this week, was examined by Travis Poling of the SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, who noted Valero initially signed a fi

Tags: Baseball, Colleges, Football, Golf, MasterCard, MLB, NFL, PGA Tour

Franchise Notes

Last night's edition of PBS' "NBR" aired part one of a three-part series on NFL team marketing called "Defending the Franchise." Last night's edition focused on the Dolphins' marketing efforts and NBR

Tags: Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, FC Dallas, Football, Franchises, Miami Dolphins, MLS, NBC, NFL, Soccer, WNBA

Names In The News

Former Red Wings and Devils D SLAVA FETISOV, now Russia's Minister of Sports, had breakfast yesterday with former Devils Owner JOHN MCMULLEN and current President LOU LAMORIELLO as part of his fundrai

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, CBC, Chicago Bulls, Connecticut Sun, Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, Football, HBO, Hockey, New Jersey Devils, NFL, Nike, Ottawa Senators, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins, WNBA

ACC Expansion: Irish On Tap?

The ACC is "having discussions with Notre Dame about becoming the league's 12th member," according to Gregg Doyel of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, who reports that the talks include "concessions to allay th

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Media Notes

CABLE WORLD's Mavis Scanlon notes ESPN "has yet to sign up some prominent operators for its HD service," including Cablevision and Time Warner, "despite the promise of additional content. Virtually al

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NTRA Unveils Latest Campaign

The NTRA's '04 TV ad campaign was unveiled Monday at the NTRA Annual Meeting & Marketing Summit at The Mirage in Las Vegas, and the DAILY RACING FORM's Dave Tuley wrote the three new spots "are heavy

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People & Personalities

NFL Network has named former NFLers Sterling Sharpe, Glenn Parker and Solomon Wilcots to anchor "Playbook," a 60-minute show that will air Tuesday-Friday at 10:00pm ET. Wednesday-Friday, the show will

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League Notes

After the NHL reported a collective $300M loss this past season among its 30 teams (see THE DAILY, 9/19), ESPN's Al Morganti said, "They also said they have a war chest of about $300(M) to get through

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WUSA Committee Holds Meeting

The committee organized by Philadelphia-based attorney John Langel, who reps the WUSA players association, in an effort to revive the league (see THE DAILY, 9/22) met for the first time yesterday at B

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Morning Buzz, September 24, 2003

The Daily Insider Morning News & Headlines Wednesday, September 24, 2003 9:00am ET Print The Morning Buzz ...

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