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Volume 20 No. 42
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Faces and Places

Buck to the future

Original Milwaukee Bucks player Jon McGlocklin, mascot Bango and Bucks player Jabari Parker introduced the team’s classic edition uniform, which will make its debut for the Oct. 26 “Return to the MECCA” game against the Celtics at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, formally the MECCA. The jersey, unveiled last month, is a Nike version of the team’s original 1968 uniform.
Photo: COURTESY OF MILWAUKEE BUCKS
Massage is the message

A downtown Chicago Massage Envy held a meet-and-greet with endorser and PGA Tour player Jamie Lovemark during BMW Championship week earlier this month. With Lovemark is franchise owner Wesley Yee (gray shirt). The tour and Massage Envy announced a four-year partnership in June.
Photo: COURTESY OF PGA TOUR
Engaging Asia excursion

University of Oregon Warsaw Sports Marketing Center MBA students visited NBA China offices during their annual two-week Engaging Asia excursion. Joining them were Warsaw Board Chair David Higdon and MBA Program Manager Craig Leon (right), and Hong Yuan, university associate professor of marketing (front row, blue dress), as guests of David Wang (middle, back row), NBA China senior vice president, global partnerships.
Photo: COURTESY OF WARSAW SPORTS MARKETING CENTER
Garden games

Delaware North CMO Todd Merry (right) and TD Garden President Amy Latimer presented Riot Games co-head Jarred Kennedy with a custom TD Garden banner to commemorate the playing of the North American League of Legends Championship Series Summer Finals over Labor Day Weekend at the arena.
Photo: COURTESY OF PHILADELPHIA EAGLES
Eagles help launch new initiative

The Philadelphia Eagles, the mayor’s office, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Drexel University and Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health on Sept. 15 announced the Eagles Autism Challenge and its first cycling and 5K run/walk event set for May 19. Among those on hand were Mayor Jim Kenney (second from left), Eagles Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie (third from left); Eagles President Don Smolenski (center) and Christina Weiss Lurie, president, Eagles Charitable Foundation, Eagles Social Responsibility (third from right).
Photo by: COURTESY OF PHILADELPHIA EAGLES
Detroit’s WISE

The launch party for the Women In Sports and Events Detroit chapter took place last month at the downtown deck of sports architecture firm Rossetti: WISE Detroit President Chloe Siamof of Rossetti; honorary committee members Alicia Jeffreys, Detroit Pistons VP; Michele Bartos, Olympia Entertainment Detroit Red Wings VP; Marcia Turner, Fox Sports Detroit VP and general sales manager; and WISE Detroit VP Elizabeth Godek of the Pistons.
Photo by: ELIZABETH STANFEL
NFF honors UCLA’s Guerrero

National Football Foundation board member Dave Davis (left) honored UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero as the NFF John L. Toner Award recipient during the UCLA-Texas A&M game Sept. 3 in Pasadena, Calif.
Photo by: UCLA PHOTOGRAPHY


 
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