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Volume 21 No. 2
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Faces & Places

Warsaw students tour Shanghai arena

Warsaw Sports Marketing Center MBA students tour the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai during their annual China Study Tour. Their tour Sept. 6-17 marked the sixth straight year students have visited Beijing and Shanghai as part of their two-year program.

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Beyond Sport United brought together more than 80 sports teams at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 27 to address their role in triggering positive social change in the communities they serve. From left: MLS Commissioner Don Garber, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Did you hear? Polk Audio headphones launch

Polk Audio launched its new UltraFit sports headphones at the Cooper Square Hotel in New York City on Sept. 13. Front row (from left): Allan Charles, TBC Advertising chairman and creative director; Heather Mitts, Atlanta Beat and U.S. women’s national soccer team; Linda Cohn, ESPN sports anchor; Jim Minarik, Polk Audio president and CEO; Paul Rabil, Boston Cannons; and Howe Burch, TBC Advertising EVP. Back row: Thad Young (left) of the Philadelphia 76ers and Rudy Gay of the Memphis Grizzlies.

Sponsors on hand for Olympic/Paralympic Assembly

At the Sept. 23 dinner of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly, at the Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs: Kevin Phelan (left), SVP of sales and marketing for BP North America, with USOC CMO Lisa Baird and Samsung North America CMO Ralph Santana.