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Phil Knight

Attracting Large Scale Philanthropy for Childhood Cancer

Jonathan Agin | Posted 05.10.2014 | Impact
Jonathan Agin

I issue a challenge to the Mark Zuckerbergs, Donald Trumps and Phil Knights of the world: Will you step up to the plate and help children with cancer at least take a swing?

Life is a Journey, Not a Destination

Stanley Hainsworth | Posted 07.30.2013 | Business
Stanley Hainsworth

If you approach each day with the innocent idea that you're going to learn something from each person that you encounter, your life will pivot.

Nike Co-Founder Defends Joe Paterno, Blasts Freeh Report

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 02.11.2013 | Sports

BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Nike co-founder Phil Knight has issued a statement blasting the Freeh report's characterization of Penn State coach Joe Paterno in ...

Nike Unveils New Uniforms

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 06.03.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — For fans worried that Nike was going to give their favorite NFL team's uniform an extreme makeover, full-blown Oregon style, no need ...

What Phil Knight Did NOT Say

Michael Smerconish | Posted 04.07.2012 | Sports
Michael Smerconish

Nike co-founder and chairman Phil Knight told a crowd of several thousand at the Bryce Jordan Center in late January that Joe Paterno suffered for his actions. No, sir, it was for his inactions.

Nike Founder Earns Applause By Defending Joe Paterno At Memorial

AP | By GENARO C. ARMAS and MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 03.27.2012 | Sports

BY By GENARO C. ARMAS and MICHAEL RUBINKAM, ASSOCIATED PRESS STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Nike founder and chairman Phil Knight got a standing ovation at ...

If The CEO Speaks, Make Sure He Says Why

Simon Sinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Sinek

The mistake many marketers make is that they tell us what the company does and how they think they are better, but is not a single mention of why the company exists in the first place.

Tiger Woods Is So, So, So Much Bigger Than Golf

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Matthew DeBord

Woods orchestrated a decade of deception. Nixon wasn't this good.

Nike's Phil Knight Is No Revolutionary

Jim Keady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Keady

Nike's founder topped the Forbes 400 Revolutionaries list. What Forbes failed to mention is that Knight grew his fortune on the backs of the abject poor.

Nike Founder Phil Knight Pockets Over $1 Billion In Less Than A Month

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's good to be Phil Knight. Today the NY Post reports: Nike sneaker billionaire Philip Knight is leading the pack in the tycoon cash-out sweepstakes...

Ex-Nike CEO Knight Goes Back To School. Literally.

Wall Street Journal | Nicholas Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Late one spring afternoon last year, a mystery man sat in the back of a creative-writing seminar at Stanford. Evidently a student, he was much older t...