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Faces and Places

Dolphins’ charity puts money into cancer fight

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross presented a check of more than $6 million to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine on behalf of the Dolphins Cancer Challenge at a game Oct. 8. Doctors, cancer patients and survivors joined Ross for the presentation.
Who’s that bagger?

Los Angeles Clippers forward Sam Dekker and Chuck the Condor surprised Smart & Final store associates and shoppers as an “undercover bagger” at the Smart & Final Extra! in downtown Los Angeles last month. The event celebrated Smart & Final’s new status as the Clippers’ official grocery and warehouse store.
Honoring an Eagle

Santander Bank’s Jim Wujcik (left), regional director of business banking, and Julie Vetack, director of community partnerships, joined David Akers at his Eagles Hall of Fame induction ceremony presented by the bank at the team’s Oct. 23 game.
Googling it with Penske

Team Penske and more than 30 of its sponsors held a day and a half of meetings with speakers earlier this month during its annual partner summit, held this year at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.
Courtesy of: TEAM PENSKE
Kings of L.A.

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (second from left) and MLS Commissioner Don Garber (right) were guests of AEG President and CEO Dan Beckerman (left) at the Oct. 11 Los Angeles Kings game at the Staples Center. Kings President Luc Robitaille was also on hand.
Getting the drop on them

UFC President Dana White performed the ceremonial puck drop with the Maple Leafs’ Tyler Bozak and the Canadiens’ Max Pacioretty before a game at the Bell Centre on Oct. 14. With him were middleweight champ Michael Bisping and former welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre, set to meet at UFC 217 on Nov. 4 in New York City.
Delivering in Puerto Rico

Tennis players Maria Sharapova and Monica Puig deliver goods as part of hurricane relief earlier this month in Puerto Rico. Puig, who in 2016 became the first Puerto Rican athlete to win an Olympic gold medal, raised more than $140,000 for the cause.
Courtesy of: IMG
Hell of a run

At the first RWJBarnabas Health Running With the Devils 5K: NJ Devil; RWJBarnabas’ Lou LaSalle; Adam Davis, Devils and Prudential Center; Devils radio voice Matt Loughlin; Mary Ellen Clyne, Clara Maass Medical Center; former Devil Ken Daneyko; WABC’s Ken Rosato; and Dr. Frank Mazzarella, Clara Maass Medical Center.

Fall Classic Fans

On hand for Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles: Dodgers co-owner Magic Johnson and wife Cookie ...
Astros owner Jim Crane with retired NFLer Peyton Manning …
… and golfer Tiger Woods.

Salute to Women in Sports Gala
WSF President Grete Eliassen, Olympic gold-medal shot putter Michelle Carter and Paralympic gold-medal swimmer Jessica Long.
Condoleezza Rice, Billie Jean King, and Women’s Sports Foundation CEO Deborah Antoine attend the WSF’s 38th annual Salute to Women in Sports Awards Gala on Oct. 18 in New York City.

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