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Published June 7, 2013
MEETING OF THE MINDS: MLB Commissioner BUD SELIG, Houston Mayor ANNISE PARKER and Astros Owner JIM CRANE will attend the '13 MLB Diversity Business Summit, held June 18-19 in Houston. Joining Crane on a panel will be Brewers Owner MARK ATTANASIO, Braves Chair Emeritus BILL BARTHOLOMAY, D'Backs President & CEO DERRICK HALL, MiLB President PAT O'CONNER and Rays Owner STUART STERNBERG (MLB).
NAMES: Golfer BLAKE ADAMS has been "off the PGA Tour most of the year" and has been "busy helping start the Blake Adams Academy of Gold at the Lane Creek Golf Club" outside Athens, Ga. (AJC.com, 6/5)....Alabama football coach NICK SABAN is offering tickets, sideline passes and an office tour in a "charity auction linked to the sale" of his $11M lake home in Georgia. Concierge Auctions said that fans can "register online to win." All proceeds will go to Saban's charity, Nick's Kids (AP, 6/6)....Retired Canadian Olympic diver ALEXANDRE DESPATIE "has been named one of the two hosts of City Montreal's morning show Breakfast Television" (MONTREALGAZETTE.com, 6/6).