SBJ/January 21-27, 2013/People and Pop Culture

Faces and Places

Football royalty at the Sugar Bowl

At the Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans on Jan. 2 (from left): College Football Hall of Fame inductees John Wooten (Colorado), Emmitt Smith (Florida and a member of the 2006 class), Otis Armstrong (Purdue), Scott Thomas (Air Force), and foundation President and CEO Steve Hatchell.
Photo by: NATIONAL FOOTBALL FOUNDATION





















Ready for the Oreo flip

At midfield for the coin flip at the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl on Dec. 29 were Sen. John McCain (center) and Stephen Chriss (right), senior director at Mondelez International, formerly Kraft Foods North America. They flipped a specially designed Oreo before the game, which pitted Navy and Arizona State at AT&T Park.
Photo by: TODD ROSENBERG PHOTOGRAPHY

























Suite mates for BCS title game

In the IMG College suite at the BCS national championship game (from left): Tom Lamb, Lowe’s CMO; Alan Pinkett, Notre Dame IMG Radio Network; Eric Wiseman, VF Corp. chairman, president and CEO; Andy England, MillerCoors CMO; Dr. Joseph Zuhosky; Ben Sutton, IMG College president; Don Criqui, Notre Dame IMG Radio Network; and Scott Baxter, VF Imagewear activewear division president.
Photo by: IMG COLLEGE

























Connecting at AT&T Cotton Bowl

AT&T Cotton Bowl Chairman Tommy Bain (left) and President and CEO Rick Baker (right) speak to referee Tom Zimorski on the field at the game Jan. 4 in Arlington, Texas.
Photo by: JAMES SMITH




















Grand opening for NASCAR center  

NASCAR and HP unveiled the new NASCAR Fan and Media Engagement Center presented by HP at NASCAR Plaza in Charlotte on Jan. 14. From left: Brett Jewkes, NASCAR VP and chief communications officer; Charles Salameh, HP Enterprise Services VP and GM of communications; Stephen DeWitt, HP SVP of enterprise; Brian France, NASCAR chairman and CEO; and Steve Phelps, NASCAR SVP and CMO.
Photos: STREETER LECKA / GETTY IMAGES FOR NASCAR
























Flyers deliver good news

Comcast-Spectacor President and COO Peter Luukko (second from right) shares news of the return of the Philadelphia Flyers hockey season during a Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey luncheon with (from left) Richard Miller, president and CEO of health care system Virtua; Robert Segin, Virtua EVP; and Debra DiLorenzo, Chamber of Commerce president and CEO.
Photo by: COMCAST-SPECTACOR
























Networking in Charlotte

Colin Smith, managing director of NASCAR Digital, was the featured speaker at GMR Networking Breakfast in Charlotte on Jan. 9. With him is Sarah Davis, GMR Marketing VP of client management.
































FaCES & PlaCES

Above, at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this month (from left): Chris Lencheski, Front Row Marketing Services president; Academy Award-winning producer Jon Landau; and Pete Kranik, founder and CEO of the CMO Club.
Photo by: FRONT ROW MARKETING SERVICES

Below, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (left) and Lowell McAdam, Verizon chairman and CEO, talk during a keynote address at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Jan. 8.





















Photo by: GETTY IMAGES




















Scouts Foundation gala scores again

The Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation held its 10th annual “In the Spirit of the Game” gala Jan. 12 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. Above from left: Foundation President Dennis Gilbert; former Fox Sports executive Ed Goren; Los Angeles Dodgers scout Brian Stephenson; Cindi Gilbert, Dennis’ wife; and Dodgers hall of famer and special adviser to the chairman Tommy Lasorda.

Below: Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts presents the Scout’s Dream Award to Cubs pitching great Ferguson Jenkins during the ceremony.
Photos by: JON SOOHOO







































Play that funky music, Hot Stove

At the Hot Stove Cool Music concert at the Paradise Rock Club in Boston on Jan. 12, benefiting the Foundation to be Named Later (from left): Foundation co-founder Paul Epstein, actor and comedian Mike O’Malley, baseball journalist Peter Gammons, musician Tanya Donelly, and foundation co-founder and Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein.
Photo: COURTESY OF ARTHUR POLLOCK























CBS' multiplatform Super Bowl team

CBS held its Super Bowl XLVII Media Day on Jan. 7 at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York. Front (from left): Bill Cowher, Aisha Tyler, Scott Pelley, Leslie Moonves, Sean McManus, James Brown and Charlie Rose. Back: Kevin Frazier, Dana Jacobson, Brandon Tierney, Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, Tiki Barber, Julie Chen, Greg Gumbel and Jim Rome.
Photo by: HEATHER WINES / CBS






















Selig salutes Beeston

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (left) presented the Commissioner’s Award for Philanthropic Excellence to the Toronto Blue Jays on Jan. 10 at the baseball owners meetings in Paradise Valley, Ariz. Club President and CEO Paul Beeston accepted the award.
Photo by: JORDAN MEGENHARDT / MLB PHOTOS




















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