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Faces and Places

NHL All-Star events honor women,

Legacy Project, 100 best players


Hundreds attended the Women in Sports Business Panel, part of the NHL All-Star Weekend at Regal Cinemas at L.A. Live on Jan. 27: NBC Sports host Kathryn Tappen; Angela Ruggiero, IOC member and chief strategy officer, LA2024; NHL CMO Heidi Browning; Alyssa Milano, actress and founder of clothing and accessory line Touch by Alyssa Milano; Los Angeles Times sports columnist and hockey hall-of-famer Helene Elliott; and Susan Samueli, Anaheim Ducks owner and co-founder of the Samueli Foundation.
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Former NHLer Willie O’Ree, the league’s first black player, attends an unveiling of renovated spaces at the Crenshaw Family YMCA by the NHL and the Los Angeles Kings as part of the 2017 NHL All-Star Legacy Project on Jan. 27.
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Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty greets members of the NHL 100 collection of league greats during an on-ice ceremony before the NHL All-Star Game Jan. 29.
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Watts sports style

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (left) and Kevin Lavelle, founder and CEO of Houston-based performance menswear company Mizzen+Main, celebrate Mizzen+Main’s collection launch at Nordstrom Houston Galleria on Feb. 1.
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Pro Bowl’s sideline star

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was on the sideline at the NFL Pro Bowl on Jan. 29 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando.
Photo by: JIM CARCHIDI / ORLANDO BUSINESS JOURNAL
Freedoms’ home

At the recent announcement that St. Joseph’s University’s Michael J. Hagan Arena will serve as home for the Philadelphia Freedoms of Mylan World TeamTennis for the 2017 season: St. Joseph’s President Mark Reed, Wells Fargo Complex’s John Page, WTT’s Billie Jean King, AmerisourceBergen’s Helen Hammerschmidt, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and PHL Sports’ Larry Needle, with Freedoms mascot Nettie King and St. Joseph’s mascot The Hawk.
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Onstage in Orlando

On the panel discussion at the Orlando Business Journal’s Business of Sports event Jan. 20: Will McIntosh, Golf Channel; Jason Siegel, Central Florida Sports Commission; Phil Rawlins, Orlando City SC; Steve Hogan, Florida Citrus Sports; Charlie Freeman, Orlando Magic; and Tim Cass, U.S. Tennis Association.
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