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Faces and Places: Game Changers 2015

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 28 / 15

Executives from across the industry gathered at the New York Marriott Marquis, Times Square, on Sept. 17 to celebrate women who are making their mark in sports and to discuss the continuing challenges facing women’s sports leagues as well as women in the executive ranks. PHOTOS BY...

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