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Nike co-founder Knight will step down as chairman

In this Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, file photo, Nike Chairman Phil Knight walks near the field before the NCAA college football playoff championship game between Ohio State and Oregon in Arlington, Texas. Knight plans to step down and says he wants Nike President and CEO Mark Parker to succeed him. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Knight, a middle-distance runner who partnered with his track coach at Oregon to launch a footwear and apparel company that made the Nike swoosh one of the most recognizable logos in the world, has announced plans to step down as company chairman.

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MSG names CAA partner David “Doc” O’Connor as CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Madison Square Garden named long-time talent agency executive David “Doc” O’Connor as its next chief executive.

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UALR announcing new logo, branding on Wednesday

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The athletic department at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will unveil a new branding scheme.

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Hyundai replaces General Motors as NFL auto sponsor

DETROIT (AP) — The National Football League is getting a new official automotive sponsor: Hyundai.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein bio coming in 2018

In this Dec. 2, 1956, file photo, composer Richard Rodgers, left, and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II, pose for a photo. A biography of Rodgers and Hammerstein, written with the cooperation of the late Broadway team's publishing arm, will be come out in 2018. Henry Holt and Company announced Monday, June 29, 2015, that Todd S. Purdum's book, ”Rogers and Hammerstein,” also will draw upon materials recently made available at the Library of Congress. (AP Photo/File)

NEW YORK (AP) — A biography of Rodgers and Hammerstein, written with the cooperation of the late Broadway team’s publishing arm, will be come out in 2018.

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