SBJ/September 5-11, 2011/People and Pop Culture

Laughing matters at the MLB Fan Cave

LMFAO + MLB at the Fan Cave

MLB / BOB SCOTT
The MLB Fan Cave played host to a performance by the Grammy-nominated group LMFAO on Aug. 18, presented by New Era and introduced by actor/comedian Judah Friedlander. The concert was streamed live online, on Facebook and to two ballparks. From left: MLB Dream Job winner Mike O’Hara; Tim Brosnan, MLB EVP, Business; LMFAO’s Sky Blu and Redfoo; Friedlander; and Hanif Brookes, assistant manager of the New Era Cap NYC Flagship Store.























Patriots, Putnam kick off partnership


BIZUAYEHU TESFAYE / AP IMAGES FOR PUTNAM INVESTMENTS
New England Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft (left) and Putnam Investments President and CEO Robert Reynolds arrive Aug. 30 at the official opening of the Putnam Club at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots and Putnam recently announced a multiyear marketing partnership.





















USTA chairman lives to serve


ZEF NIKOLLA / NASDAQ MARKETSITE
USTA Chairman of the Board and President Jon Vegosen celebrates the start of the U.S. Open before ringing the NASDAQ Opening Bell in New York City on Aug. 26.





















Fenway's ready to freeze


FENWAY SPORTS MANAGEMENT
Hockey East Commissioner Joe Bertagna holds up a jersey for Boston Mayor Thomas Menino during the announcement Aug. 26 that Fenway Park will be host to another “Frozen Fenway” event in January, when Vermont will play UMass and Maine will play New Hampshire in a conference doubleheader. In the background (from left) are Billy Hogan, co-managing director of Fenway Sports Management; FSM president and Boston Red Sox COO Sam Kennedy; Tom Caron of NESN (hidden) and Menino.



























Bicycling starts its 50th anniversary events

DOUG GOODMAN / BICYCLING MAGAZINE
Bicycling magazine kicked off its 50th anniversary at a VIP event in New York City with cycling legend Eddy Merckx. From left: Bicycling SVP and publishing director Chris Lambiase, Merckx, Rodale CEO Maria Rodale and Bicycling Editor-in-Chief Peter Flax.





















Adidas' Hainer visits Euro 2012 site

CZAJKOWSKI STUDIO
Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer speaks at a news conference (right) in advance of Euro 2012, which will take place next year in cities across Poland and the Ukraine. Hainer spoke Aug. 30 in Warsaw, Poland (above), one of the sites that will play host to games.



















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