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Faces and Places

Super Bowl LIII — Atlanta


Crucial Catch

During Super Bowl week, the NFL and the American Cancer Society celebrated their 10-year partnership in the Crucial Catch Program to raise awareness and funds to fight cancer. ACS CMO Sharon Byers (left) accepted a check for $500,000 from NFL COO Maryann Turcke on Jan. 30 at ACS headquarters in Atlanta. The donation brings the NFL’s total 10-year contribution to $19 million.
Photo: kim bates on behalf of acs


Let’s hear it for the running backs

From Thuzio’s Super Bowl party on Feb. 1 at SweetWater Brewery in Atlanta: Thuzio co-founder and CEO Jared Augustine, Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson, Bleacher Report’s Adam Lefkoe and Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson.
Photo: getty images


Big Game Big Give

The Giving Back Fund’s Marc Pollick and event host and rapper Ludacris at the Big Game Big Give fundraiser on Feb. 2 at the home of Jeff and Carrla Goldstein in Atlanta.
Photo: getty images


CAA raises the roof

CAA Sports’ Jim Denton (left) and Jimmy Sexton (right) with New York Giants tight end Evan Engram at the CAA Sports Super Bowl event Jan. 31 at The Roof at Ponce City Market in Atlanta.
Photo: caa


Super Bowl Social

More than 60 leaders representing brands, agencies, properties and athletes/entertainers attended the Shamrock Super Bowl Social on Feb. 1 at Fado in Buckhead. From left: Brian Corcoran, Shamrock Sports & Entertainment CEO; Bob Chasse, VP, Viaduct International; Brian Gallagher, Kumho Tire head of marketing; and Randall Metting, Woody Creek Distillers VP of marketing.
Photo: lisa chaney / shamrock


Legends for Charity

CBS Sports analyst and former Pittsburgh Steelers coach Bill Cowher received the Pat Summerall Award at the Legends for Charity Dinner on Jan. 31 at the Marriott Marquis Atlanta. The event raised a record $965,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. From left: emcee Hannah Storm; Cowher; and award presenters Cheri Summerall and James Brown, also of CBS Sports.
Photo: aletha buck / a.j.b. photography & design


Man of the Year

Nationwide’s Jennifer MacKenzie and Jim McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long and Nationwide CMO Terrance Williams celebrate Long winning the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, presented by Nationwide. Long was named the winner at NFL Honors on Feb. 2 for his community service efforts through The Chris Long Foundation.
Photo: Tyler Kaufman / AP Images for Nationwide


Super Bowl lounge

From the Endeavour Lounge at White Oak Kitchen + Cocktails in Atlanta (from left): Chargers CRO Jim Rushton; Celtics SVP Ted Dalton; and Chargers President A.G. Spanos.
Photo: mike villa


Laugh tracks

Fanatics founder and Executive Chairman Michael Rubin (center) shares a laugh with New England Patriots owners Robert Kraft (left) and Jonathan Kraft at the Fanatics Super Bowl Party on Feb. 2 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.
Photo: getty images


16W’s Atlanta soiree

From 16W Marketing’s annual Super Bowl party on Jan. 31 at Tavernpointe in Atlanta (from left): 16W’s Steve Rosner and Frank Vuono; Fred Fried of Team Services; Turner President David Levy; David Baker, president, Pro Football Hall of Fame; Bob Papa, New York Giants radio analyst; Ford VP Mark LaNeve; and Jon Miller, NBC Sports president of programming.
Photo: sammy steinlight


Star-studded party

From The Montag Group’s annual Super Bowl party Jan. 31 at the Barcelona Wine Bar — Inman Park: The Montag Group CEO Sandy Montag, CBS Sports broadcaster Jim Nantz, NFL Network analyst Steve Mariucci and Alliance of American Football co-founder and CEO Charlie Ebersol.
Photo: The Montag Group / Marlon Stewart Photography
From The Montag Group’s annual Super Bowl party Jan. 31 at the Barcelona Wine Bar — Inman Park: Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame member Lesley Visser and Sirius XM’s Scott Greenstein.
Photo: The Montag Group / Marlon Stewart Photography


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