May 26, 2016
I told myself there was much to be learned from such a display of passion, whether you were running a Mile or a company.
By Phil Knight, for Runner's World
Excerpted from Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike, by Phil Knight. Copyright © 2016 by Phil Knight. Reprinted by permission of...
June 01, 2015
“Pre was a rebel from a working-class background, a guy full of cockiness and guts,” said Nike co-founder Phil Knight. “Pre’s spirit is the cornerstone of this company’s soul.”
In 1973, two years after the Nike brand was born and the first Swoosh adorned shoes, the nascent...
August 19, 2012
Swooshing ahead: German signs with Nike
By Ron Agostini, The Modesto Bee
German Fernandez views his career as sunlight beaming between clouds after a heavy rain.
He is turning the page, as ballplayers say, after what he called a three-year "rough patch" at Oklahoma State. Time to start anew...
June 20, 2012
By John Crumpacker, San Francisco Chronicle
Being a Nike contract athlete means many things for former Cal runner David Torrence, not least the requirement that he be in company gear at all times when in public.
So when he was photographed recently wearing a jacket without the familiar logo,...