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SBJ/July 15-21, 2013/People and Pop Culture
Faces and Places
Published July 15, 2013, Page 30
|WTA legends and former world No. 1s gathered at the WTA 40 Love Celebration on June 30 at Wimbledon. Front row: Tracy Austin, Martina Hingis, Monica Seles, Maria Sharapova, Billie Jean King, Serena Williams, Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova and Justine Henin. Back row: Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, Margaret Court, Evonne Goolagong Cawley, Ana Ivanovic, Lindsay Davenport, Dinara Safina, Jelena Jankovic, Jennifer Capriati, Caroline Wozniacki
and Amelie Mauresmo.
Bills on the run
|Mary Owen (left), Buffalo Bills EVP for strategic planning, placed second in her age group in the 5K race that was part of the Bills’ 50 Yard Finish Half Marathon, 5K and Kids Race on June 29. With her is Hannah Buehler of BuffaloBills.com, who also participated.
Wild for Wimbledon
|Suki Waterhouse, Bradley Cooper and Gerard Butler cheer at the Wimbledon men’s singles final between Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray on July 7.
|Mike Landeen (left) of the New York Mets and chef Robert Flowers and Tom Funk of Aramark on June 26 at the MLB All-Star Menu Preview event at Citi Field in New York. Aramark at Citi Field unveiled its food offerings for this year’s MLB All-Star events.
Four for the Cup
|Mirko Groeschner of America’s Cup, Harvey Schiller of Global Options, Stephen Barclay of America’s Cup and Chris Lencheski of Front Row Marketing Services at the America’s Cup in San Francisco.
Hot Stove hits Chicago
|Musician Brede Baldwin (center) with event co-hosts Theo Epstein of the Chicago Cubs and journalist Peter Gammons at the Hot Stove Cool Music Charity Concert on June 21 at the Metro in Chicago.
Louisiana sports royalty honored
|Bill Koll (nephew of Anna Koll), Seamus Tuohy (son of Ed “Skeets” Tuohy), Tommy Hodson, Kevin Mawae, Chanda Rubin, Shaquille O’Neal, Ervin Johnson, James Jones and Ronald Ardoin at the induction of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2013 on June 29 in Natchitoches.
First Tee time in Charlotte
|ESPN’s Jay Bilas, WFNZ-AM’s Taylor Zarzour, WCNC-TV’s Meghan Danahey, the Carolina Panthers’ Steve Smith, The First Tee of Charlotte’s Ike Grainger and the Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry at The First Tee of Charlotte Celebrity Golf Match on June 18.
They’re shooting for their goal
|Josh Kraft, Boys and Girls Club of Boston; Jessica Moran, Comcast SportsNet New England; Lynn Margherio, Cradles to Crayons; Ed Morata, Sovereign | Santander; Matt Reis, New England Revolution; Eric Wynalda, Fox Soccer Channel; Shannon Mulaire, Fox 25; Rick Gormley, Sovereign; and Rhett Lewis, WHDH 7, at the launch of Sovereign | Santander’s charitable giving campaign “Goals for Charity” at Camp Harbor View in Quincy, Mass., on July 1.
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