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Volume 21 No. 27
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Faces and Places

A night at the Hall of Fame

From the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Dec. 12 at the New York Hilton Midtown: From top to bottom: CBS Sports President David Berson, inductee Chris Berman and CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus; NFL SVP Howard Katz and Fox Sports President Eric Shanks; CBS Sports EVP Ken Aagaard with inductees Lesley Visser and Bill Raftery; IMG’s Barry Frank and former ESPN President John Skipper.
Courtesy of: SPORTS VIDEO GROUP (4)

WISE's Women of Inspiration

The NYC Metro Chapter of Women in Sports and Events last month recognized Susan Cohig (left), NHL senior vice president; Amy Scheer (second from right), chief commercial officer for the New York Red Bulls; and Bonnie Bernstein, broadcaster and founder of Walk Swiftly Productions, as 2017 Women of Inspiration. They participated in a discussion moderated by Sports Illustrated anchor and reporter Pryia Desai (second from left).
Courtesy of: WISE
Standout QBs enter College Football HOF

Three College Football Hall of Fame inductees for 2017, Steve Spurrier, Peyton Manning and Matt Leinart, pose with National Football Foundation Chairman Archie Manning at the NFF’s 60th annual Awards Dinner at the New York Hilton Midtown last month.
Graduation selfie

U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens proudly displays her diploma from Indiana University after her graduation on Dec. 14.
He's even faster on ice

Dale Earnhardt Jr. drops the ceremonial puck at Columbus Blue Jackets vs. New Jersey Devils game at Nationwide Arena last month. From left: Blue Jackets captain Nick Foligno, USMC Sgt. Sean Landis, Earnhardt and New Jersey Devils captain Andy Greene.
Festival of Lights, and ice

The New Jersey Devils celebrated Jewish Heritage Night at the Dec. 18 game vs. the Anaheim Ducks at Prudential Center. Led by managing partner Josh Harris (pictured) and his wife, Marjorie, the team’s celebration featured the lighting of a menorah, performances by The Maccabeats and more. The Harris family treated hundreds of area children from the Yavneh Academy to a night of celebration and hockey.
A bowl game bell ringing

Representatives from the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, Boston College and the University of Iowa visited the New York Stock Exchange on Dec. 26 to ring the Opening Bell.
Courtesy of: NYSE
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