Nike Has Their Own Air Force And Futuristic Air Base

Nike likes to say “Just Do It,” and when you look at all the crazy stuff the sportswear giant does, it may be more than just an empty slogan. If designers need input from athletes on new shoes, they prototype it with 3D printers. They test speed suits for Olympians in wind tunnels for 1,000 hours. And when they need… »7/07/15 8:31pm7/07/15 8:31pm


The Seven Stages Of Phil Knight Not Knowing What The Hell He's Talking About

The NCAA and Louis Freeh have found spots on Phil Knight's ever-changing shit list. One group never on the list? The Paternos; Knight's feelings for the late Joe Paterno and his family have never wavered. Rather, he's just struggled with accepting those feelings depending on who happened to have released a report on… »2/12/13 12:45am2/12/13 12:45am

Oregon Football Boosters Are Mad That Chip Kelly Doesn't Hang Out With Them

The Chip Kelly era has brought the Oregon Ducks to two Rose Bowls and a BCS Championship Game in three seasons—and a Fiesta Bowl appearance this season—so it'd seem difficult to complain about the then-unknown New Hampshire offensive coordinator who took over a Pac-10 program. And yet, some of the university's… »12/20/12 3:50pm12/20/12 3:50pm

Here's Video And A Transcript Of Nike Chairman Phil Knight's Vehement Defense Of Joe Paterno

At today's public memorial for Joe Paterno, Nike's Phil Knight called Joe Paterno his "hero" and launched a counterattack against Penn State for the manner in which the university fired its head football coach. Here's the video (from BTN) and the broadcast transcript (unedited) from Knight's eulogy. »1/26/12 3:54pm1/26/12 3:54pm