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USA Today columnist Christine Brennan (left) and Lesley Visser, lead game reporter for The NFL on CBS. Visser moderated the panel “Defining the Athlete’s Role in Society: Role Model, Promotional Vehicle or All of the Above?” and Brennan spoke on the panel “How Media Coverage Affects and Impacts the Perception of Sports and Today’s Athlete” on Tuesday.
From left: Kellen Winslow, director of planning and new event development for Disney Sports Attractions; Carl Francis Jr., director of communications for the NFL Players Association; and Neville Watters III of Making It Happen. Winslow spoke on the panel “How Media Coverage Affects and Impacts the Perception of Sports and Today’s Athlete” on Tuesday.
NBC Sports reporter Jimmy Roberts moderates the Tuesday panel “Violence On and Off the Playing Field: The Role of Upper Sports Management in Preventing and Addressing Bad Behavior.”
NBA Commissioner David Stern chats will Sue Tougas (left), MassMutual assistant vice president of corporate communications, and Heidi Ueberroth, NBA executive vice president of global media properties and marketing partnerships, after Stern’s speech on Tuesday morning. Stern used the occasion to introduce the league’s new charitable outreach program, NBA Cares.
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