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  1. Oregon giving out Phil Knight bobbleheads on Saturday vs. USC

    Jan 28, 2014, 7:02 PM EST

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    If you’re coming to Saturday’s @OregonMBB game vs. USC, this will be yours #GoDucks #UnitedWeBall pic.twitter.com/ovCSMOU1sS — Andy McNamara (@McNamaraUO) January 27, 2014 It’s n0 secret, Nike chairman Phil Knight is a University of Oregon graduate, and a generous one at that. Over the years, he has provided the Oregon athletic department with millions of…

  2. Xavier team managers post picture of new uniforms (PHOTO)

    Sep 14, 2013, 2:15 PM EST

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    In its first season in the new Big East, Xavier has unveiled its new basketball uniforms through the team manager’s Twitter account on Saturday. This is the third program to show glimpses of their new threads this week. Kansas freshman sensation Andrew Wiggins previewed the Jayhawks new unis in a GQ photo shoot, while Baylor…

  3. Nike co-founder Phil Knight inducted into Hall of Fame

    Sep 8, 2012, 11:08 AM EST

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    Nike co-founder Phil Knight began building his brand by selling shoes out of the trunk of his car and, now, is one of the country’s wealthiest men and the architect of a dominant basketball empire. For his work, he was recognized Friday night when he was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Introduced…

  4. Michigan State reportedly helps organize 16-team tournament to honor 80th birthday of Nike co-founder Phil Knight

    Aug 16, 2012, 11:58 AM EST

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    We typically see large groups of branded basketball teams together on the AAU circuit at places like Nike EYBL or Adidas Nations, but now it’s coming to the college scene. Andy Katz of ESPN.com is reporting that Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis has secured commitments from 16 of Nike’s most prominent sponsored schools to…

  5. Anthony Davis signs endorsement deal with Nike

    Jul 17, 2012, 9:42 AM EST

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    Nike, king of the basketball shoe world with its 95-percent market share, has just inked another top draft pick, signing No. 1 overall pick Anthony Davis to a lucrative endorsement deal, the Chicago Tribune is reporting. Davis is coming off a stellar freshman season at Kentucky, winning a national title, national player of the year…

  6. Pools set, schedule released for Nike EYBL finale at Peach Jam

    Jun 6, 2012, 1:46 PM EST

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    Peach Jam, Nike’s largest amateur event of the year, is set to take place from July 18-21 in South Carolina. It is certified for college coaches and takes place during the important July live recruiting period. After the fourth installment of the Nike circuit a few weeks ago, in Oakland, qualified teams were finalized and…