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

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 a … » 2/12/13 12:45am 2/12/13 12:45am

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

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 3:50pm 12/20/12 3:50pm

Nike Dumps Lance Armstrong In The Smarmiest Way Possible

In case you missed it earlier today, Lance Armstrong stepped down from his LiveStrong charity (but Rick Reilly says he's still an American treasure!), and Nike fired him with the following terse press release: » 10/17/12 10:15am 10/17/12 10:15am

Nike Strips Joe Paterno's Name From Its Child Care Center

Despite insisting in November Joe Paterno's name would remain on the Nike world headquarters child care center, the prominent apparel company reversed course in light of the news in today's Freeh Report, telling Darren Rovell the Joe Paterno Child Development Center will be renamed: » 7/12/12 1:15pm 7/12/12 1:15pm

Here's Video And A Transcript Of Nike Chairman Phil Knight's Vehement…

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 3:54pm 1/26/12 3:54pm