Faces and Places
Media day for Deutsche Bank Championship
|The Deutsche Bank Championship held its media day July 30 at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass. The tournament, part of the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup playoffs, is to be played Aug. 31-Sept. 3. From left: Greg McLaughlin, Tiger Woods Foundation president and CEO; Seth Waugh, Deutsche Bank Americas CEO; Bill Scannell, president of global sales and customer operations for local presenting partner EMC Corp.; and Eric Baldwin, Deutsche Bank Championship tournament director.
Man U at NYSE
|Manchester United jerseys greeted team co-chairmen Joel Glazer (right) and Avram Glazer (center) as they arrived at the New York Stock Exchange on Aug. 10, the day that shares of the club went public.
|The Glazers prepare to ring the opening bell at the NYSE.
Global talk in London
|NBA Commissioner David Stern (left) and English Premier League Chief Executive Richard Scudamore met up at NBA House in London on Aug. 9 to share insights on the global popularity of their respective leagues and exchange ideas during a panel discussion titled “From Local to Global: The Challenges of Success.” Also attending were Jerry Colangelo, chairman of USA Basketball; Stan Kroenke, Denver Nuggets owner and Arsenal FC majority shareholder; and Ian Ritchie, CEO of the Rugby Football Union.
|At the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational Celebrity Pro-Am on July 23 at Muirfield Village Golf Club (from left): Clark Kellogg, Indiana Pacers VP of player relations and CBS Sports college basketball analyst.; Ricky Stenhouse Jr., NASCAR Nationwide Series driver; Matt Jauchius, EVP and CMO for Nationwide Insurance; Brian Scott, Nationwide Series driver; and Archie Griffin, Heisman Trophy winner and president and CEO of the Ohio State University Alumni Association.
New name for Dolphins' facility
|The Miami Dolphins recently announced that their training facility will be officially known as the Doctors Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University. From left: Roymi Membiela, Doctors Hospital VP of marketing and public relations; Mike Dee, Miami Dolphins CEO; Dr. George Hanbury, Nova Southeastern University president; Nelson Lazo, Doctors Hospital CEO; and Jeff Ireland, Miami Dolphins GM.
On hand for Howard
|Gathered at Dwight Howard’s introductory news conference with the Los Angeles Lakers on Aug. 10 were (from left) Jared Stacy, TWC Sports Regional Networks coordinating producer; David Rone, Time Warner Cable Sports president; Mark Shuken, TWC Sports Regional Networks SVP and GM; and Jeanie Buss, Lakers EVP of business operations.
|The third annual AAA Ravens Fan Cruise sailed to the Western Caribbean from July 8-15. Participants from AAA, the Baltimore Ravens, and Aquarius Sports and Entertainment included (from left) Qadry Ismail, former Ravens wide receiver and current broadcaster; Marc Bluestein, Aquarius Sports and Entertainment founder and president; Chris Vosburgh, AAA Mid-Atlantic marketing specialist; Andy Weidl, Ravens Northeast area scout; Amy Short, AAA Mid-Atlantic manager of group travel; Jonathan Ogden, former Ravens offensive lineman; Marke Dickinson, AAA Mid-Atlantic EVP of membership and insurance and CMO; Debby Calvert, AAA Mid-Atlantic director of group travel and merchandise; Dennis Pitta, Ravens tight end; and Torrey Smith, Ravens wide receiver.
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