Phil Knight and Oregon coach Bill Bowerman shook hands in 1964 each putting in $500 to form Blue Ribbon Sports. Knight sold his first pair of shoes from the back of a car. In 1978 Blue Ribbon Sports changed it's name to Nike - the winged goddess of victory in Greek mythology- and the rest is history.
March 3rd, 2013
Forecast: Mostly Sunny 65/53
Local: Rebuilding Tuscaloosa Police Department's East Precinct almost complete.
State: Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Edmund Pettus bridge to commemorate Bloody Sunday.
National: Sequester cuts? Kerry hands out $250 Million to Egypt.
Sports: Alabama stars own Nike SPARQ competition in Atlanta