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KNIGHT MOVES
Jack McCallum
May 08, 2000
Angered that his alma mater, Oregon, had joined the Workers' Rights Consortium, a labor watchdog group that wouldn't allow Nike representation on its board, the company's CEO, Phil Knight, yanked a reported $30 million personal pledge to Oregon that would have helped renovate Oregon's Autzen Stadium. His message: Don't tread on me.
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May 08, 2000

Knight Moves

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Angered that his alma mater, Oregon, had joined the Workers' Rights Consortium, a labor watchdog group that wouldn't allow Nike representation on its board, the company's CEO, Phil Knight, yanked a reported $30 million personal pledge to Oregon that would have helped renovate Oregon's Autzen Stadium. His message: Don't tread on me.

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