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Phil Knight

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  • Steinberg: Collins breaks ground

    The signing of NBA player Jason Collins has the possibility of pushing the taboo against gay players in sports further into the trash can of past barriers. The Brooklyn Nets signed the openly gay player to a 10-day contract. A 10-day contract doesn't...
  • Jay Paterno's book about his father arrives in September

     
    What happened to the late Joe Paterno "is just one more case of an innocent man convicted by the media for a crime in which he had no part," according to a summary of Jay Paterno's new book. "Paterno Legacy,"......
  • Bruins' breakout performance against Nevada accentuates the positive

    Bruins' breakout performance against Nevada accentuates the positive
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  • Lawsuit called another 'skirmish' as Under Armour takes aim at Nike

    Lawsuit called another 'skirmish' as Under Armour takes aim at Nike
    Nike started with running shoes and Under Armour with undershirts. Both stories begin with dissatisfaction. While trying to sell a Japanese manufacturer's shoes, Phil Knight sent some to his former coach, who modified them, using, among other things, a...
  • Under Armour's Northwestern uniforms stir controversy

    Under Armour's Northwestern uniforms stir controversy
    Update: Story is updated below with Under Armour comment.  Is it patriotism or poor taste? That's the Internet debate after Northwestern University showed off new, flag-themed football uniforms designed to honor veterans and raise money and...
  • Eccentric Ducks bring national power to U.Va.

    Fashionistas can rate Oregon's myriad uniforms. Architectural Digest can critique the Ducks' opulent and excessive — take a bow, Nike — football support complex. Analysts can dissect the program's warp-speed, no-huddle offense. Regardless of...
  • Teel Time: Boo Williams receives Hall of Fame human spirit award Saturday

    Boo Williams has never strolled the Basketball Hall of Fame, never re-lived and absorbed the history of a game —Naismith’s peach baskets, Kareem’s sky hooks, Jordan’s aerial shows — that’s defined his life since...
  • Upon further review, Phil Knight calls Freeh Report "unjustified and unsubstiantiated"

     
    Nike co-founder Phil Knight said Monday that the Freeh Report is "unjustified and unsubstiantiated" and called the NCAA's actions against Penn State "grandstanding" in a statement reversing course from last July. Knight released a statement to ESPN...
  • May 2, 1996: Iverson leaves Georgetown, says he'll turn pro

    Allen Iverson's face was stoic, his voice unwavering. But the tears in his mother's eyes revealed the raw emotion of the moment. ``My family needs me right now,'' Iverson said Wednesday as he confirmed that he is forgoing his final two college basketball...
  • 'Change agent' for the Field Museum

    'Change agent' for the Field Museum
    In choosing controversial former University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere as its likely next chief executive, the Field Museum has opted for a "change agent," according to the man hiring him, and a "gentleman with elbows," according to one of...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech 21st, Clemson 22nd in final AP poll; first time no ACC team in top 20 since 1971

    As an ACC scribe, the most difficult decision on my final Associated Press football ballot was Virginia Tech versus Clemson.  The national champ? That was easy. Alabama dominated LSU, 21-0, in the Big Easy on Monday night. Clemson dominated Tech twice...