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Faces & Places
Published August 30, 2010
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Atlantic City holidays for Devils’ affiliates
Jersey Devils were in Atlantic City
on Aug. 24 to announce that their minor league affiliates, the Trenton
(N.J.) Devils and Albany
(N.Y.) Devils, were scheduling games to be played at Boardwalk Hall this fall.
From left: Devils President, CEO and GM Lou Lamoriello,
New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and Devils managing
partner and Chairman Jeff Vanderbeek.
Big sports-business lineup in Houston
The Greater Houston Partnership played host to a Business
of Sports Luncheon on Aug. 24. From left: Patrick Oxford, 2010 chairman of The
Greater Houston Partnership and former managing partner of Bracewell
& Giuliani; Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane; Tim Leiweke,
president and CEO of AEG, co-owners of the Houston Dynamo; NBA hall of famer
and former Houston Rocket Clyde Drexler; Bob McNair, CEO, founder and chairman
of the Houston Texans; and Jeff Moseley, president and CEO of The Greater
SNY new home for UConn
At the news conference Aug. 5
at Rentschler Field announcing SportsNet
New York as the official TV home of University of Connecticut football and
men’s basketball, from left: UConn football coach
Randy Edsall, New York Mets Chairman and CEO Fred Wilpon, SNY President Steve Raab,
UConn AD Jeff Hathaway, UConn
men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun and former UConn
and NBA player Kevin Ollie.
Wilson lines up Harrington Day
Wilson Golf hosted Padraig
Harrington Day on Aug. 16 at Naperville (Ill.) Country Club, where Illinois PGA professionals learned about the
2011 Wilson Staff product line, attended a skills clinic and played with PGA
Tour player Harrington. From left: Wilson Golf general manager Tim Clarke;
Harrington, a Wilson Staff advisory member; and Tom Gruger,
Wilson Golf global director of marketing.
Not dropping the ball on
York Giants and New York
Jets showed off new technology at their New Meadowlands Stadium on Aug. 23.
From left: Jets Chairman and CEO Woody Johnson, Verizon Chairman and CEO Ivan
Seidenberg, Cisco Systems Chairman and CEO John Chambers, Giants President and
CEO John Mara.
Olympus boss on the set
F. Mark Gumz
(center), president and CEO of Olympus Corp. of the
joined commentators Darren Cahill (left) and Patrick McEnroe this month at the
Legg Mason Tennis Classic, the Olympus
Open Series event in Washington,