Faces and Places
Styling with the commish for Back to Football
|NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (center, back row) joined 32 fans, one for each NFL team, in the Back to Football Photo Day on Sept. 4. The fans, who got the opportunity through a Facebook contest, were flown to New York City and outfitted in Nike NFL looks by stylist Rachel Johnson.
New Atlanta home for IMG College
|Celebrating the opening of IMG College’s new Atlanta office are (from left) IMG College SVPs Mark Dyer and Kelli Hilliard; University of Georgia mascot Hairy Dawg; Phil Harrison, CEO of architect Perkins & Will; and Cory Moss, SVP and managing director of The Collegiate Licensing Co.
|Jerry Fawcett (left), HKS senior VP and associate principal, and TCU Athletic Director Chris Del Conte get ready for the Sept. 8 reopening of TCU’s Amon G. Carter Stadium, with upgrades designed by HKS.
|At the Republican National Convention last month in Tampa (from left): John Tatum, Genesco Sports Enterprises CEO; pollster and political consultant Frank Luntz; and Pete Coors, Molson Coors chairman and CEO.
|News Corp. and Big Ten Network rang Nasdaq’s closing bell Aug. 29 to mark the network’s fifth anniversary. From left: Fox Sports EVP Larry Jones, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany, Big Ten Network President Mark Silverman and Fox Sports Co-President Eric Shanks.
|After making his four captain’s selections to complete the U.S. Ryder Cup team, captain Davis Love III rang the closing bell Sept. 4 at Nasdaq. Outside Nasdaq MarketSite in New York City are (from left) PGA of America President Allen Wronowski, PGA VP Ted Bishop, Love, PGA Secretary Derek Sprague, PGA Honorary President Jim Remy, and PGA CEO Joe Steranka.
|The International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum held its annual Legends Ball gala fundraiser Sept. 7 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City during the U.S. Open. From left: Hall President Stan Smith, Eugene L. Scott Award winner Chris Evert, Billie Jean King, hall Chairman Christopher Clouser and Polly Scott, wife of late Tennis Week founder Gene Scott.
|A panel moderated by marketing professor Darin White of the Brock School of Business examined the business of sports at a Samford Business Network Birmingham meeting and breakfast Aug. 29 at the Harbert Center in Birmingham, Ala. From left: Bennie Seltzer, Samford men’s basketball coach; Samford Athletic Director Martin Newton; Robbie Robertson, The Colonnade Group president and CEO; and George Dennis, Talladega Superspeedway senior director of sales and marketing.
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