Faces and Places
Getting down to business in Milwaukee
|Good Karma Broadcasting’s ESPN Milwaukee presented The Business of Sports, a panel discussion featuring Green Bay Packers hall of famer Gilbert Brown, the Milwaukee Brewers’ Craig Counsell; Milwaukee Bucks broadcaster Jon McGlocklin, Good Karma founder Craig Karmazin and Packers tight end Jermichael Finley on Sept. 26.
WISE hosts diversity event in San Diego
|Women in Sports and Events hosted “WISE Words: A Conversation About Diversity,” featuring guest speakers Sports Illustrated’s Jim Trotter, Callaway’s Tina Mickelson, San Diego State volleyball coach Deitre Collins-Parker and Mary Lou Schell, founder and owner of LATAM Fitness & Wellness Education Development on Oct. 1 at the offices of McKenna Long & Aldridge in San Diego.
Coaches vs. Cancer
|TNT analyst Greg Anthony (center) joins co-chairmen Magna Global CEO Tim Spengler and Greg D’Alba, president, CNN News Networks and Turner Digital Ad Sales and Marketing, at the fourth annual American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer Dinner Benefit last month in New York.
FedEx delivers the cup
|Henrik Stenson of Sweden celebrates his FedEx Cup championship and victory at the Tour Championship by Coca-Cola with FedEx SVP Patrick Fitzgerald on Sept. 22 at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.
Look at it shine
|Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones examines his National Football Foundation Leadership Hall of Fame ring with NFF Chairman Archie Manning and Jones’ grandson, Shy, during induction ceremonies Oct. 3 at the Omni Dallas Hotel.
Brailsford & Dunlavey mark anniversary
|Brailsford & Dunlavey celebrated its 20th anniversary with a special event for clients and partners at Nationals Park on Sept. 24. From left: Jim Bailey, former Baltimore Ravens executive; B&D CEO Paul Brailsford; Hunt Construction Group’s Ken Johnson; and B&D President Chris Dunlavey.
Uniting behind Sports Museum in Boston
|The Sports Museum’s 12th annual fundraising event brought together the owners of all four professional Boston sports teams. Steve Pagliuca (Celtics), Tom Werner (Red Sox), Bob Epstein (Celtics), Wyc Grousbeck (Celtics), Jeremy Jacobs (Bruins), Robert Kraft (Patriots) and Charlie Jacobs (Bruins) participated in “The Tradition” program last month at TD Garden. The Celtics ownership group was presented the Basketball Legacy Award.
NBA business partners gather
|NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver, Coca-Cola’s Bob Cramer and Jamiese Miller and broadcaster Ahmad Rashad attend the NBA Partner Forum on Sept. 24 in New York City. The forum brought together the NBA’s business partners across marketing, media and merchandising to discuss the business of the NBA, the start of the new season and how partners work together with the league and reach basketball fans globally.
Game Day Gala raises more than $1M
|Game Day Gala raised more than $1 million for Team IMPACT, which pairs children who are facing chronic or life-threatening medical conditions with team-based collegiate support networks throughout the nation. Team IMPACT Executive Director Dan Walsh; ESPN’s Wendi Nix; Dan Kraft, executive vice president of The Kraft Group and founding member of Team IMPACT; and Jim Calhoun, former UConn basketball coach, took part in the event Oct. 3 at The Westin Copley Place in Boston.
MSG set for new seasons
|At MSG Networks’ NHL and NBA season kickoff party: MSG Networks’ Daniel Ronayne; Mike Breen, Knicks play-by-play announcer; MSG Media’s Ryan O’Hara; and Ken Daneyko, Devils analyst, at The Park in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District on Oct. 1. MSG is the home of Rangers, Devils and Islanders hockey and Knicks basketball.
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