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Faces & Places
Published July 17, 2006
He’s No. 1 with the kids
NBA top draft pick Andrea Bargnani attends a basketball camp for children in New York City. Bargnani and other draft prospects were at Baruch College on June 27, the day before the NBA draft.
International Speedway Corp.’s Lesa France Kennedy christened Goodyear’s Spirit of Innovation blimp June 21 in Akron, Ohio. With her were (left) Akron Mayor Donald Plusquellic and Goodyear Chairman Bob Keegan.
Boston’s sports royalty honored
Honored at The Tradition, the Sports Museum of Boston’s fifth annual event (from left): Tom “Satch” Sanders (Celtics), John Hannah (Patriots), Bruins President Harry Sinden, Boston Marathon competitors Rick (seated) and Dick Hoyt, Olympian Jenny Thompson and Jim Rice (Red Sox).
Carol Barr of the University of Massachusetts Amherst gives the PRISM Award for Division I-A to Troy Tucker (left) and Randy Eaton of the University of Maryland.
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