SBJ/Nov. 8-14, 2010/Faces & Places

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    SUM / RICH SCHUZZ

    SUM summits with Mexican soccer representatives
    Representatives of sponsors for the Mexican national soccer team’s coming U.S. tour gathered Oct. 28 at the Soho Grand Hotel in New York City for the annual FMF Summit. Soccer United Marketing, Major League Soccer’s commercial arm and the Federacion Mexicana de Futbol’s representative in the U.S., hosted a welcome reception and dinner Thursday night. From left: FMF’s Raul Salinas Perez, Diego Suinaga and Justino Compean, and Kathy Carter, Will Wilson and David Wright of Soccer United Marketing.


    BARRY GOSSAGE / PHOENIX SUNS

    Clubbing in Phoenix
    Phoenix Suns President and CEO Rick Welts (right) and FlexPrint CEO Frank Gaspari were joined by Suns Dancers and The Gorilla for the unveiling of the new FlexPrint Club at US Airways Center. It happened before the Suns’ home opener on Oct. 29.

    ERIK EKROTH

    McManus inducted into Broadcasting & Cable hall
    At the 20th annual Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame event Oct. 27 at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City, from left: CBS broadcaster Jim Nantz; inductee Sean McManus, president of CBS News and CBS Sports; Bill McGorry, chairman of the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame; and Louis Hillelson, VP/group publisher of Broadcasting & Cable. Also inducted was former Anheuser-Busch sponsorship executive Tony Ponturo.
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    NHL hardware for AHL president
    Lester Patrick Trophy honoree Dave Andrews, president of the American Hockey League, receives his trophy from NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman at TD Garden on Oct. 27. The award, which honors service to hockey in the U.S., also went to Boston Bruins President Cam Neely, Boston University coach Jack Parker and Boston College coach Jerry York.

    BILL DENVER

    Big honor for Mutombo
    Dikembe Mutombo received the 2010 Steve Patterson Award for Excellence in Sports Philanthropy on Oct. 19 in Princeton, N.J., at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation headquarters. From left: RWJ Foundation’s Joe Marx, Patterson Sports Ventures’ Carlette Patterson, Dikembe Mutombo Foundation’s Mireille Kanda; RWJ Foundation’s David Colby and Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, Mutombo, award director Alisha Greenberg and RWJ Foundation’s Fred Mann.

    CBS PHOTO

    Military might
    CBS College GM Steve Herbst (left); Army’s 1958 Heisman Trophy winner, Pete Dawkins (center); and CBS News and CBS Sports President Sean McManus were aboard the aircraft carrier Intrepid at Pier 86 in New York City for the kickoff of Armed Forces Salute Week on CBS College Sports.

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