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Volume 21 No. 39
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Faces and Places

In support of miracles 

UFC President Dana White, SVP/COO Lawrence Epstein and Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin present Miracle Flights, UFC’s national charitable partner, and families who are part of the Miracle Flights Network with a check for $20,000 during an event at UFC Gym on the company’s corporate campus in Las Vegas early this month.
Photo: zuffa


Day of play with SNY 

SNY President Steve Raab (left) and SNY employees give high-fives to students after getting their medals at SNY Play Ball Presented by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center May 14 in Bayonne, N.J. More than 200 students with special needs from six local schools participated in the day of sports and fun.
Photo: marc s. levine / sny


‘Women empowered by sports’ 

From the “Women Empowered by Sports” panel discussion, organized by New York City nonprofit Asphalt Green, on April 27 in New York: moderator WABC-TV’s Amy Freeze; New York City Council Member Carlina Rivera; Dana Vollmer, five-time Olympic gold medalist in swimming; Ernst & Young partner Erin Shea; Becky Burleigh, head coach of University of Florida women’s soccer; Skadden partner Karen Hoffman Lent; and Brooklyn Nets in-arena host Ally Love.
Photo: jeffrey valenzuela / asphalt green


Honoring innovation 

Richard Hanbury of Sana Health accepts the Under Armour Innovation award from Lorin Hamlin, director of innovation partnerships at Under Armour, at the fourth annual Sports Tank event May 1 in New York City. Sports Tank is a startup competition for sport and entertainment-focused companies.
Photo: courtesy of sports tank


Jump masters 

From the Longines Masters of New York, the Grand Slam of international equestrian show jumping, April 26-29 at NYCB Live: Juan-Carlos Capelli, Longines VP and head of marketing, and Fernanda and Christophe Ameeuw, founder of Ecuries d’Ecaussinnes and creator of the Longines Masters.
Photo: worldredeye for eem


On campus at USC 

From the inaugural U.S.-Asia Sports Business Forum on April 23 at the University of Southern California: Jim Tucker, VP, corporate sponsorships, Los Angeles Dodgers; Genesis Open GM Dave Klewan; USC Athletic Director Lynn Swann; and James Cefaly, senior manager, Genesis Open.
Photo: u.s.-asia sports business forum


Esports leaders

Prior to the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, Calif., leaders and influencers in esports gathered for a reception: Peter Levin, president of interactive ventures, games and digital strategy for Lionsgate; LionTree founder and CEO Aryeh Bourkoff; Steve Cohen, EVP of The Anschutz Corp. and CSO at AEG; and Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer.
Photo: la party photo
Super League Gaming Chairman and CEO Ann Hand; Kenneth Hersh, co-owner, Overwatch League team Dallas Fuel (of Team Envy); and Gregory Milken, managing director of March Capital Partners.
Photo: la party photo


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