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NESN shows Red Sox trophies

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, NESN displayed Boston Red Sox World Series trophies from 2004, 2007 and 2013 at the annual New England Cable & Telecommunications Association convention, which took place July 16-18 in Newport, R.I. From left: NESN’s Sean McGrail, Comcast’s Kevin Casey, NECTA’s Paul Cianelli and Cox Communications’ John Wolfe.
Photo: COURTESY OF NESN





















Marking anniversary of the L.A. Games

The pregame ceremony at a recent Los Angeles Angels game commemorated the 30th anniversary of the 1984 Olympic Games held in Southern California. First-pitch participants: Olympian Peter Vidmar, former president of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee Peter Ueberroth, Olympian Janet Evans, Olympian Rafer Johnson and the LA84 Foundation’s Bob Wagner.
Photo by: JOHN CORDES
























SportsBeep launch party

At the SportsBeep Fantasy Sports Mobile App launch party at the Montclair Country Club in Montclair, N.J.: David Mermelstein of Croton Watches, baseball’s Pete Rose, Tom Happle of SportsBeep and former New Jersey Devils defenseman Ken Daneyko.
Photo by: JOHN RATTA




















New Levi’s for 49ers

Among those on hand at the Levi’s Stadium ribbon cutting July 18: 49ers GM Trent Baalke, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, 49ers President Paraag Marathe, players Patrick Willis and Joe Staley and coach Jim Harbaugh.
Photo by: SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS




















Fired up for World Games

Toyota executives Doug Eroh, Pete Carey, and Michael Rouse; Global Messenger Debi Anderson; ESPN commentator Jay Harris, ESPN President John Skipper; Global Messenger Dustin Plunkett; and LA2015 President and CEO Patrick McClenahan strike the World Games celebratory pose at the Special Olympics World Games LA2015 press conference July 16 at L.A. Live in Los Angeles.
Photo by: GETTY IMAGES






















Broadway Blueshirts hit the links

At the 12th annual Coke Zero and New York Rangers golf outing July 8 at Trump National Golf Course in Briarcliff, N.Y.: Front: Rangers alumnus Gilles Villemure, Coca-Cola’s Dori Silverman and MSG’s Ron Skotarczak. Back: Rangers alumni Ron Duguay, Bob Nevin, Steve Vickers, Ron Greschner and Glenn Anderson.
Photo: COURTESY OF MSG





























TWC’s David Rone honored

The Shadow League sports website honored David Rone, Time Warner Cable president of sports, news and local programming, as the recipient of its inaugural Shadow League Award for Leadership during a dinner this month at the L’Ermitage Beverly Hills. With Rone (center) are the Shadow League’s Yussuf Khan (left) and Keith Clinkscales, also of Revolt TV.
Photo by: ADRIEN VARGAS





















View from Park Lane

Andrew Kline, founder and managing director of sports investment bank Park Lane, spoke with SportsBusiness Journal reporters and editors during a visit to the SBJ/SBD offices in Charlotte on July 16.
Photo by: TIFFIN WARNOCK / STAFF





























Getting together on greening sports


With the Environmental Leadership Award, given to the NHL’s Gary Bettman, at the Green Sports Alliance Summit in Santa Clara, Calif.: Michael Doyle of the Vancouver Canucks / Rogers Arena, the NHL’s Omar Mitchell, hockey hall of famer Michael Richter of Healthy Planet Partners, the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Allen Hershkowitz, and the Green Sports Alliance’s Martin Tull.
Photo by: RIELLE PHOTOGRAPHY























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