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Volume 21 No. 6
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Faces and Places

Dodgers salute the Olympics

The LA84 Foundation and the Los Angeles Dodgers held Olympics Night at Dodger Stadium on July 20. From left: Adam Duvendeck, John Moffett, Craig Lincoln, Tai Babalonia, LA84 President and CEO Renata Simril, Lisa Fernandez, Sam the Eagle, Katherine Starr, Rusty Smith with (front row) LA84 SAMbassadors.
Photo by: JON SOOHOO / LOS ANGELES DODGERS
Mayweather-McGregor World Tour

Floyd Mayweather with Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment CEO Brett Yormark on July 13 at the Barclays Center for the only East Coast stop on the Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor World Tour.
Photo by: MICHELLE FARSI / BROOKLYN SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Ascendent’s Honig visits Tokyo

Peter Honig, vice president of corporate and property consulting for Ascendent Sports Group, served as special guest speaker at Ritsumeikan University in Tokyo for J.League’s “Sports Human Capital” event. Honig was joined by Noriko Takubo, Tsutomu Nishino, Takehiko Nakamura, Tadashi Nakamura and Ryotaro Yamamoto.
Photo by: J.LEAGUE / SPORTS HUMAN CAPITAL
NBA gathers female GMs

The NBA held a league meeting in Las Vegas for its female general managers: Kim Stone of AmericanAirlines Arena and Miami Heat, Amanda Mann of the Portland Trail Blazers and Rose Quarter, Mel Raines of Indiana Pacers Sports & Entertainment and Donna Julian of the Charlotte Hornets and Spectrum Center.
Photo by: PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS / RCM
Home Run Derby in Miami

Pitbull joined Charles Johnston, Select Artists Associates president, and Boris Menier, Miami Marlins marketing manager, at Marlins Park for last month’s Home Run Derby, where he was one of the musical guests. SAA teamed up with MLB as technical producer for the All-Star Weekend’s musical entertainment.
Photo by: SELECT ARTISTS AGENCY
‘Uncle Verne’ joins AAC Summer Kickoff

CBS Sports broadcaster Verne Lundquist, with SMU head football coach Chad Morris, hosted the American Athletic Conference Summer Kickoff and media day July 17-18 at Gurney’s Newport Resort and Marina in Rhode Island.
Photo by: BEN SOLOMON / AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
Seahawks’ Sherman at WNBA All-Star Game

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman attended the Verizon WNBA All-Star Game July 22 in Seattle.
Photo by: NBA PHOTOS / GETTY IMAGES


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