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Nike hosting loaded event for Phil Knight’s 80th birthday

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Phil Knight knows how to throw a hell of a birthday party. The Nike founder will be welcoming 16 of some of the country’s best programs to Portland over Thanksgiving weekend next year to commemorate his 80th birthday. Duke, Florida, UConn, Georgetown, Michigan State, North Carolina, Arkansas Butler, Gonzaga, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oregon, Stanford and [more]

Oregon giving out Phil Knight bobbleheads on Saturday vs. USC

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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 [more]

Xavier team managers post picture of new uniforms (PHOTO)

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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 [more]