Tag results for: Phil Knight

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University of Oregon Football Performance Center By ZGF Architects & Firm 151 | An Inside Look

During an interview with the New York Times, Jeff Hawkins, University of Oregon‘s senior associate athletic director of football administration and operations boastfully declared, “We are the University of Nike. We embrace it. We tell that to our recruits.” And you certainly do need to look far … READ MORE

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Nike Basketball – “Leave A Message” To Congratulate LeBron James | Video

In one of the most contentious and hard fought NBA Championship in recent memories, the Miami Heat came away with the team’s second straight championship earlier this evening, after a very close 95-88 Game 7 win against the San Antonio Spurs. And for the second straight year … READ MORE

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What Led Andre Agassi Back to the Swoosh

On the occasion of his induction into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame, former tennis great Andre Agassi talked to reporters about his Prodigal Son relationship with Nike. The brand announced Agassi’s return to the fold following an eight-year absence last month, a surprise move that … READ MORE

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Tennis Icon Andre Agassi Returns To Nike For Designed To Move Project

Known to be one of the best service returner in tennis’ modern history, Andre Agassi dominated the sport he love for much of the 1990s. The winner of some 60 titles throughout his 20 years as a professional tennis player, Agassi won four Australian Open, two US … READ MORE

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Phil Knight On How He Became A Believer in Advertising

Following his recent induction into the Advertising Hall of Fame, Phil Knight, Nike founder and chairman emeritus, sat down with Advertising Age to discuss the story of Nike’s success, and how it’s inextricably entwined with its brilliant advertising campaigns. Knight dispels the oft-told myth that he was … READ MORE

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Nike Co-Founder Philip Knight Inducted To Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Nicknamed “Hoop Hall”, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame hosted its annual celebration last Friday to honor this year’s new inductees to the basketball shrine. Along side Indiana Pacers’ Reggie Miller and Don Nelson, the winningest coach in NBA history, was Philip H. Knight, co-founder and chairman … READ MORE

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ParaNorman x Nike Air Foamposite One

From the creator of the 2009 film Coraline comes the next chapter in 3D stop-motion animation, ParaNorman. Produced by LAIKA, an animation house founded by Nike‘s co-founder Phil Knight, and distributed by Focus Features, ParaNorman tells the story of Norman Badcock, a boy with the uncanny talent … READ MORE

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RE-Fresh: Nike Cortez (1985)

Produced by: Dan Hwang Written by: Jesse Carr Our next segment for the RE-Fresh project looks at what may be Nike’s most iconic running silhouette—the Cortez. The Cortez, in short, launched the Nike brand. Some sources have the origin of the Cortez reaching back as far as … READ MORE

Courtsey of Geoff Hollister & The Oregonian

R.I.P. – Geoff Hollister 1946 – 2012 | Nike Employee #3 + Father of Windrunner Jacket & Aqua Sock

Often called “Nike’s Employee #3″, Geoff Hollister passed away yesterday, just three days after his 66th birthday, after a long battle with cancer. The Oregon native was born on February 3rd, 1946 and was an Oregonian in every sense of the term. After graduating from South Eugene … READ MORE

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RE-Fresh: Nike Air Raid 2 (1993)

Produced by: Dan Hwang Written by: Jesse Carr Nike and Spike Lee have a longstanding partnership that most associate with Lee’s portrayal of Mars Blackmon, the loud-mouthed hype-man with fat frames and a Brooklyn-printed biker cap in the Air Jordan commercials. Decades later, Lee continues to be … READ MORE

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University of Oregon – Training Facility | Detailed Look

Autzen Stadium, home of the University of Oregon Ducks football team, has seen the team rise to be the most successful football program in the Pac-12 over the last 10 years. As part of a grand vision and commitment to have their athletics facilities at equal standing, … READ MORE