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Volume 23 No. 13
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Faces and Places

In memory

The Oklahoma City Thunder on Nov. 5 hosted families of the 168 people who were killed in the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah building in Oklahoma City. The team presented the families with personalized 2019-20 City Edition jerseys, customized with the names of their loved ones. 
Photo: OKC Thunder
The Oklahoma City Thunder on Nov. 5 hosted families of the 168 people who were killed in the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah building in Oklahoma City. The team presented the families with personalized 2019-20 City Edition jerseys, customized with the names of their loved ones. 
Photo: OKC Thunder
The Oklahoma City Thunder on Nov. 5 hosted families of the 168 people who were killed in the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah building in Oklahoma City. The team presented the families with personalized 2019-20 City Edition jerseys, customized with the names of their loved ones. 
Photo: OKC Thunder
 

PGA of America annual meeting

From the PGA of America Hall of Fame and Distinguished Service Award Dinner during the 103rd PGA Annual Meeting on Nov. 5 in West Palm Beach, Fla. Back row: inductee and PGA Past President, Derek Sprague; Dave Marr III and Tony Marr (on behalf of their father, inductee David Marr II); Allan Solheim and John Solheim (on behalf of their father and grandfather, respectively, inductee Karsten Solheim). Front row: inductee Shirley Spork; Distinguished Service Award recipient Barbara Nicklaus; and inductee Annika Sorenstam.
Photo: Montana Pritchard / PGA of America
From the PGA of America Hall of Fame and Distinguished Service Award Dinner during the 103rd PGA Annual Meeting on Nov. 5 in West Palm Beach, Fla. Back row: inductee and PGA Past President, Derek Sprague; Dave Marr III and Tony Marr (on behalf of their father, inductee David Marr II); Allan Solheim and John Solheim (on behalf of their father and grandfather, respectively, inductee Karsten Solheim). Front row: inductee Shirley Spork; Distinguished Service Award recipient Barbara Nicklaus; and inductee Annika Sorenstam.
Photo: Montana Pritchard / PGA of America
From the PGA of America Hall of Fame and Distinguished Service Award Dinner during the 103rd PGA Annual Meeting on Nov. 5 in West Palm Beach, Fla. Back row: inductee and PGA Past President, Derek Sprague; Dave Marr III and Tony Marr (on behalf of their father, inductee David Marr II); Allan Solheim and John Solheim (on behalf of their father and grandfather, respectively, inductee Karsten Solheim). Front row: inductee Shirley Spork; Distinguished Service Award recipient Barbara Nicklaus; and inductee Annika Sorenstam.
Photo: Montana Pritchard / PGA of America

 

Battle of the N.J. mascots

From the first Battle of the New Jersey Mascots obstacle course race that kicked off the RWJBarnabas Health Running with the Devils 5K Run & Walk on Nov. 2 in West Orange, N.J.: Seton Hall (Pirate); Lakewood BlueClaws (Buster); Rutgers (Scarlet Knight); Somerset Patriots (Sparkee); Princeton (Tiger); Monmouth (Shadow); NJ Devil; Turtle Back Zoo (Myrtle) and Trenton Thunder (Boomer) are joined by former New York Giant and current RWJBarnabas Health ambassador David Diehl; RWJBarnabas Health President/CEO Barry Ostrowsky (center); and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.
Photo: RJWBarnabas Health
From the first Battle of the New Jersey Mascots obstacle course race that kicked off the RWJBarnabas Health Running with the Devils 5K Run & Walk on Nov. 2 in West Orange, N.J.: Seton Hall (Pirate); Lakewood BlueClaws (Buster); Rutgers (Scarlet Knight); Somerset Patriots (Sparkee); Princeton (Tiger); Monmouth (Shadow); NJ Devil; Turtle Back Zoo (Myrtle) and Trenton Thunder (Boomer) are joined by former New York Giant and current RWJBarnabas Health ambassador David Diehl; RWJBarnabas Health President/CEO Barry Ostrowsky (center); and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.
Photo: RJWBarnabas Health
From the first Battle of the New Jersey Mascots obstacle course race that kicked off the RWJBarnabas Health Running with the Devils 5K Run & Walk on Nov. 2 in West Orange, N.J.: Seton Hall (Pirate); Lakewood BlueClaws (Buster); Rutgers (Scarlet Knight); Somerset Patriots (Sparkee); Princeton (Tiger); Monmouth (Shadow); NJ Devil; Turtle Back Zoo (Myrtle) and Trenton Thunder (Boomer) are joined by former New York Giant and current RWJBarnabas Health ambassador David Diehl; RWJBarnabas Health President/CEO Barry Ostrowsky (center); and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.
Photo: RJWBarnabas Health

 

Seahawks, Muckleshoot partnership

Seattle Seahawks President Chuck Arnold (center), hall of famer Walter Jones (back left) and members of the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe celebrated the launch of a 10-year partnership on Nov. 1. The north plaza of CenturyLink Field will be named Muckleshoot Plaza and feature historic artwork to showcase the tribe’s tradition and history.
Photo: Corky Trewin / Seattle Seahawks
Seattle Seahawks President Chuck Arnold (center), hall of famer Walter Jones (back left) and members of the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe celebrated the launch of a 10-year partnership on Nov. 1. The north plaza of CenturyLink Field will be named Muckleshoot Plaza and feature historic artwork to showcase the tribe’s tradition and history.
Photo: Corky Trewin / Seattle Seahawks
Seattle Seahawks President Chuck Arnold (center), hall of famer Walter Jones (back left) and members of the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe celebrated the launch of a 10-year partnership on Nov. 1. The north plaza of CenturyLink Field will be named Muckleshoot Plaza and feature historic artwork to showcase the tribe’s tradition and history.
Photo: Corky Trewin / Seattle Seahawks

 

Giant Steps

From the Institute For Sport & Social Justice annual Giant Steps Awards Gala and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Oct. 30 in Orlando: Hall of Fame inductee Kathy Behrens, president, social responsibility and player programs, NBA; and Richard Lapchick, ISSJ president and director of The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida.
From the Institute For Sport & Social Justice annual Giant Steps Awards Gala and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Oct. 30 in Orlando: Hall of Fame inductee Kathy Behrens, president, social responsibility and player programs, NBA; and Richard Lapchick, ISSJ president and director of The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida.
From the Institute For Sport & Social Justice annual Giant Steps Awards Gala and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Oct. 30 in Orlando: Hall of Fame inductee Kathy Behrens, president, social responsibility and player programs, NBA; and Richard Lapchick, ISSJ president and director of The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida.

 

Careers in esports

Xfinity hosted a panel discussion on careers in esports at the University of California, Berkeley on Oct. 31 featuring Katrina Palanca, Twitch director of sponsorship operations; pro Fortnite player MoNsTcR; Evil Geniuses LCS Director Greg Kim and CEO Nicole LaPointe Jameson; Kathleen Moran, UC Berkeley professor of American Studies; and pro streamer Jayden Diaz.
Photo: Connor Rickey / Xfinity
Xfinity hosted a panel discussion on careers in esports at the University of California, Berkeley on Oct. 31 featuring Katrina Palanca, Twitch director of sponsorship operations; pro Fortnite player MoNsTcR; Evil Geniuses LCS Director Greg Kim and CEO Nicole LaPointe Jameson; Kathleen Moran, UC Berkeley professor of American Studies; and pro streamer Jayden Diaz.
Photo: Connor Rickey / Xfinity
Xfinity hosted a panel discussion on careers in esports at the University of California, Berkeley on Oct. 31 featuring Katrina Palanca, Twitch director of sponsorship operations; pro Fortnite player MoNsTcR; Evil Geniuses LCS Director Greg Kim and CEO Nicole LaPointe Jameson; Kathleen Moran, UC Berkeley professor of American Studies; and pro streamer Jayden Diaz.
Photo: Connor Rickey / Xfinity

 

Ganassi partner summit

Chip Ganassi Racing held its partnership summit at The Star in Frisco, Texas, on Oct. 30. From left: Former Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Jamie McMurray and Dario Franchitti; Emmitt Smith, who gave the keynote address at the summit; Chip Ganassi; and Max Jones, the team’s managing director of the NASCAR operation.
Photo: Kelly Alexander Photography
Chip Ganassi Racing held its partnership summit at The Star in Frisco, Texas, on Oct. 30. From left: Former Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Jamie McMurray and Dario Franchitti; Emmitt Smith, who gave the keynote address at the summit; Chip Ganassi; and Max Jones, the team’s managing director of the NASCAR operation.
Photo: Kelly Alexander Photography
Chip Ganassi Racing held its partnership summit at The Star in Frisco, Texas, on Oct. 30. From left: Former Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Jamie McMurray and Dario Franchitti; Emmitt Smith, who gave the keynote address at the summit; Chip Ganassi; and Max Jones, the team’s managing director of the NASCAR operation.
Photo: Kelly Alexander Photography

 

Kentucky proud

Sports Business Journal Publisher and Executive Editor Abe Madkour and staff writer Michael Smith (far right) present University of Kentucky Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart with his Athletic Director of the Year award on Oct. 26 during Kentucky’s football game against Missouri in Lexington.
Photo: University of Kentucky
Sports Business Journal Publisher and Executive Editor Abe Madkour and staff writer Michael Smith (far right) present University of Kentucky Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart with his Athletic Director of the Year award on Oct. 26 during Kentucky’s football game against Missouri in Lexington.
Photo: University of Kentucky
Sports Business Journal Publisher and Executive Editor Abe Madkour and staff writer Michael Smith (far right) present University of Kentucky Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart with his Athletic Director of the Year award on Oct. 26 during Kentucky’s football game against Missouri in Lexington.
Photo: University of Kentucky

 

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