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Phil Knight

The Nike Story: How Phil Knight Built a Global Empire

Who is Phil Knight? Phil Knight ran at the University of Oregon, a track, and he created Nike shoes. He did it with Bill Bowerman, his track coach. They put up $500 each to start Nike and began as Blue…