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Volume 21 No. 10
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Faces and Places

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Fans, local officials and community members gathered Sept. 5 for the ribbon cutting at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. Chris Ilitch (center in striped necktie), Ilitch Holdings CEO and president, spoke at the ceremony.
Photo by: THE DISTRICT DETROIT
An opening in Indy

At the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new St. Vincent Center across from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in downtown Indianapolis: Ralph Reiff and Jonathan Nalli of St. Vincent; Kevin Pritchard of the Pacers; Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb; Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett; Pacers owner Herb Simon and daughter Rachel; Blake Dye and Brad McNabb of St. Vincent; and Rick Fuson of Pacers Sports & Entertainment.
Photo by: FRANK MCGRATH
Open season

In the Rossetti suite at the U.S. Open: Green Bay Packers general counsel Ed Policy and sports consultant Marc Ganis.
Photo by: DANIEL KAPLAN / STAFF
Snider Hockey at the Shore

At the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation at the Shore event Aug. 17 in Avalon, N.J.: Snider Hockey’s Jan Koziara, students Josh Stephenson and Victoria Maloney, Snider Hockey board member Ron Rabena, student Grey Rumain, Snider Hockey board Chairman Bill Whitmore and Snider Hockey President Scott Tharp.
Photo: COURTESY OF SNIDER HOCKEY
Soccer celebration

New England Revolution players Brian Wright and Cody Cropper; Kenneth O’Neill, Santander Bank’s region coach for northeastern New England; and Revolution players Chris Tierney, Brad Knighton and Scott Caldwell joined local students to celebrate the fourth annual Revolution and Santander Soccer Scholars program Aug. 29 on the Charles River Esplanade.
Photo: COURTESY OF SANTANDER BANK
The King speaks

NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty gives the command to start engines as grand marshal for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race Aug. 27 at Virginia International Raceway.
Photo by: LAT PHOTO USA FOR IMSA
A buckle for the guv

PBR CEO Sean Gleason (left) gave Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper a silver belt buckle Aug. 25 at the groundbreaking for the PBR Sport Performance Institute in Pueblo, Colo., where PBR is based.
Photo by: LESLIE NAZARIO / COURTESY OF PUEBLO URBAN RENEWAL AUTHORITY
49ers legends take the long view

San Francisco Bay Area sportscaster Ted Robison (left) conducts a panel during the inaugural William V. Campbell Trophy Summit, sponsored by Intuit, with College Football Hall of Fame inductees Steve Young (center) and Ronnie Lott. The event was Aug. 25 at Stanford University. Young and Lott shared their experiences on creating a successful path in business with recent nominees for the National Football Foundation’s Campbell Trophy.
Photo by: KRISTA PAOLELLA

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