Tagged: Phil Knight

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Scott’s Turf: Falling Skies

Chicken Little is alive and well. Yesterday’s landmark decision, the latest in a series of landmarks that is sure to change the way we think of college athletics well into the future, set the angst-ridden fans into a free fall...

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Money Talks

We’ve all heard the phrase “money talks,” but just how loud is this school from way out west that we all know and love?  More importantly, just how well does Oregon handle all of its revenue; is it getting the...

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Phil Knight’s Next Project

Kevin Cline Now that Phil Knight’s $68,000,000 has been fully dispersed for the newest of the new Duck facilities, many people wonder, what will Uncle Phil do next?  More classrooms and lecture halls?  Another library?  More offices for professors?  Maybe...

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Luxury? Pshaaaaw!!

I had the opportunity of a Duck lifetime last Monday: I was able to tour the University of Oregon Ducks’ new Football Performance Center.  And in about two and one-half hours of looking, snooping and talking with those who seemed...

Can’t Beat The Best… Or Can You?

Can’t Beat The Best… Or Can You?

The average smelly, broken down high school locker room and the lavish Ducks’ locker room are light years apart – and about to go to light centuries.  The Casanova Center has been one of the most technologically advanced training facilities since...

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Oregon’s Uncle Phil

Everyone knows the name and the face, but few people know the man. Phillip Knight is the force that most view as being behind Oregon’s rise to national prominence.  His countless efforts have put the isolated college town of Eugene, Oregon, on the map and...