SBJ/January 2-8, 2012/People and Pop Culture

Faces and Places: Scarves aplenty

Another Classic lineup for NHL

Gearing up for today’s Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic are (from left) NHL COO John Collins; NBC’s NHL announcer, Mike “Doc” Emrick; Jon Miller, president of programming, NBC Sports and NBC Sports Network; NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman; NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus; NBC executive producer Sam Flood; Philadelphia Flyers President Peter Luukko; and Adam Graves, former New York Ranger and the team’s special assistant for prospect development and community relations.
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Ducks take flight for Breakaway Bar & Grill


Team owner Susan Samueli (with scissors) participates in the ribbon-cutting for the Anaheim Ducks Breakaway Bar & Grill at John Wayne Airport in Anaheim, Calif., on Dec. 13. Flanked by Anaheim Ducks Power Players and mascot Wild Wing, are (left to right): Loan Leblow, John Wayne Airport; Susan Goyette, HMSHost; Samueli; Ducks player Corey Perry; and former player Scott Niedermayer.
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For his contributions to hockey


Comcast-Spectacor Chairman Ed Snider displays his sweater after being inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame on Dec. 12. With Snider are (from left) Comcast-Spectacor EVP Phil Weinberg and President and COO Peter Luukko and daughter Lindy Snider.
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Newest hall of famer

Former NBC Sports & Olympics Chairman Dick Ebersol (with wife Susan Saint James) was among the eight inductees honored by the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame during a Dec. 13 ceremony in New York City. Also inducted were Steve Sabol, Jack Buck, Bill France Jr., Deb Honkus, George Hoover, Mark McCormack and Ron Scalise.
Photo by: RALF GRAEBNER






















An Octagon guest


Octagon CEO Rick Dudley (left) and President Jeff Shifrin welcome NBA Commissioner David Stern (center) at the company’s meeting on Dec. 15 in Stamford, Conn.
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A playground atmosphere

From the Washington Wizards Fan Fest on Dec. 17 at the Verizon Center, (from left) Greg Bibb, EVP, Washington Wizards; rapper Wale; and Wizards guard John Wall.
Photo by: NBAE / NED DISHMAN



















Baseball class in session

Sports management students from Lynn University (above) and New York University (below) networked with baseball industry executives at the Major League Baseball winter meetings in Dallas Dec. 4-7.
Photo by: LYNN UNIVERSITY





















Photo by: JOHANNA WAGNER


















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