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Faces & Places

A winner at NYC dinner
Kenneth Chenault (left), American Express Co. chairman and CEO, and NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue chat at the 28th annual Boys’ Club of New York All Sports Hall of Fame Dinner. Tagliabue received the Northrop Award at the dinner Nov. 5 in New York City. Chenault was chairman of the event.


Chip on the spot
Penske Corp. CEO Roger Penske (left) talks with Chip Ganassi, president and CEO of Chip Ganassi Racing, at a roast of Ganassi. The Nov. 5 event raised funds for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh.


A Brand name
NCAA President Myles Brand gave the luncheon address at the National Symposium on Athletics Reform last Tuesday in New Orleans.


Thumbs up for Fight Night
Boxing legends and dignitaries surrounded Evel Knievel on a Harley-Davidson auctioned at the Fight Night benefit Nov. 6 in Washington, D.C.


Tale of the tours
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem delivers his State of the Tour address at the Tour Championship in Houston. Finchem reviewed the 2003 seasons for the PGA Tour, Champions Tour and Nationwide Tour and looked ahead to next year in the speech Nov. 5.


Rock’s star
Keynote speaker at Slippery Rock University’s first sports management conference late last month was Brandon Steiner (center), CEO of Steiner Sports and author of “The Business Playbook.” Representing the school were (from left) Shannon Bullard, Robin Ammon, Jeff Berthney and Brent Heilman.


It’s not No. 43, but …
Stock-car legend Richard Petty gets ready for a ride with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. Video footage was shown as part of the prerace activities at the Checker Auto Parts 500 in Phoenix earlier this month.

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