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Faces and Places

Bang a drum

Jon Bon Jovi joined “Fox NFL Sunday” for a special Veterans Day edition live from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on Nov. 10.
Photo: Fox Sports
Jon Bon Jovi joined “Fox NFL Sunday” for a special Veterans Day edition live from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on Nov. 10.
Photo: Fox Sports
Jon Bon Jovi joined “Fox NFL Sunday” for a special Veterans Day edition live from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on Nov. 10.
Photo: Fox Sports
 

I believe

Rick Welts, president and COO of the Golden State Warriors, and Athlete Ally founder Hudson Taylor visited NBC Sports in Stamford, Conn., on Nov. 11 to discuss LGBT storytelling with members of the company’s Employee Resource Groups. From left: NBC Sports Out lead Sarah Ferro, Welts, Taylor and NBC Sports Young Professionals Network lead Seth Rubinroit.
Photo: Chris Mahoney / NBC Sports
Rick Welts, president and COO of the Golden State Warriors, and Athlete Ally founder Hudson Taylor visited NBC Sports in Stamford, Conn., on Nov. 11 to discuss LGBT storytelling with members of the company’s Employee Resource Groups. From left: NBC Sports Out lead Sarah Ferro, Welts, Taylor and NBC Sports Young Professionals Network lead Seth Rubinroit.
Photo: Chris Mahoney / NBC Sports
Rick Welts, president and COO of the Golden State Warriors, and Athlete Ally founder Hudson Taylor visited NBC Sports in Stamford, Conn., on Nov. 11 to discuss LGBT storytelling with members of the company’s Employee Resource Groups. From left: NBC Sports Out lead Sarah Ferro, Welts, Taylor and NBC Sports Young Professionals Network lead Seth Rubinroit.
Photo: Chris Mahoney / NBC Sports

 

Next 100 years

As a supporting partner of Princeton’s and Rutgers’ 150th anniversary season, RWJBarnabas Health participated in an on-field recognition at Yankee Stadium on Nov. 9 in honor of the first football game played in 1869. From left: David Mebane, EVP/General Counsel, RWJBarnabas Health; John Lovett, member of the 2018 undefeated Princeton team and current Kansas City Chief; Princeton AD Mollie Marcoux Samaan; Rutgers AD Pat Hobbs; Marco Battaglia, Rutgers assistant AD; and CFB150 Executive Director Kevin Weinberg.
Photo: Beverly Schaefer / Princeton University Communications
As a supporting partner of Princeton’s and Rutgers’ 150th anniversary season, RWJBarnabas Health participated in an on-field recognition at Yankee Stadium on Nov. 9 in honor of the first football game played in 1869. From left: David Mebane, EVP/General Counsel, RWJBarnabas Health; John Lovett, member of the 2018 undefeated Princeton team and current Kansas City Chief; Princeton AD Mollie Marcoux Samaan; Rutgers AD Pat Hobbs; Marco Battaglia, Rutgers assistant AD; and CFB150 Executive Director Kevin Weinberg.
Photo: Beverly Schaefer / Princeton University Communications
As a supporting partner of Princeton’s and Rutgers’ 150th anniversary season, RWJBarnabas Health participated in an on-field recognition at Yankee Stadium on Nov. 9 in honor of the first football game played in 1869. From left: David Mebane, EVP/General Counsel, RWJBarnabas Health; John Lovett, member of the 2018 undefeated Princeton team and current Kansas City Chief; Princeton AD Mollie Marcoux Samaan; Rutgers AD Pat Hobbs; Marco Battaglia, Rutgers assistant AD; and CFB150 Executive Director Kevin Weinberg.
Photo: Beverly Schaefer / Princeton University Communications

 

Keep the faith

Swin Cash, VP, basketball operations, New Orleans Pelicans; Rich Kleiman, co-founder and partner, Thirty Five Ventures; and former NFL player Tiki Barber participated in NextUp 2019, the inaugural Youth Sports Industry Conference organized by LeagueApps, on Nov. 4 in New York City.
Photo: LeagueApps
Swin Cash, VP, basketball operations, New Orleans Pelicans; Rich Kleiman, co-founder and partner, Thirty Five Ventures; and former NFL player Tiki Barber participated in NextUp 2019, the inaugural Youth Sports Industry Conference organized by LeagueApps, on Nov. 4 in New York City.
Photo: LeagueApps
Swin Cash, VP, basketball operations, New Orleans Pelicans; Rich Kleiman, co-founder and partner, Thirty Five Ventures; and former NFL player Tiki Barber participated in NextUp 2019, the inaugural Youth Sports Industry Conference organized by LeagueApps, on Nov. 4 in New York City.
Photo: LeagueApps

 

Something to believe in

From the 3rd annual Wharton Sports Business Summit on Nov. 8 at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania: Andrew Castle, undergraduate chair, Wharton Sports Business Summit; Michelle Young, director, Wharton Sports Analytics and Sports Business Initiative; Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment CEO Scott O’Neil; David Blitzer, HBSE co-managing partner and and global head of Blackstone Tactical Opportunities group; Eric Bradlow, Wharton vice dean of analytics and marketing professor; and Theodore Kaplan, undergraduate board member, Wharton Sports Business Summit.
Photo: Tommy Leonardi
From the 3rd annual Wharton Sports Business Summit on Nov. 8 at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania: Andrew Castle, undergraduate chair, Wharton Sports Business Summit; Michelle Young, director, Wharton Sports Analytics and Sports Business Initiative; Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment CEO Scott O’Neil; David Blitzer, HBSE co-managing partner and and global head of Blackstone Tactical Opportunities group; Eric Bradlow, Wharton vice dean of analytics and marketing professor; and Theodore Kaplan, undergraduate board member, Wharton Sports Business Summit.
Photo: Tommy Leonardi
From the 3rd annual Wharton Sports Business Summit on Nov. 8 at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania: Andrew Castle, undergraduate chair, Wharton Sports Business Summit; Michelle Young, director, Wharton Sports Analytics and Sports Business Initiative; Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment CEO Scott O’Neil; David Blitzer, HBSE co-managing partner and and global head of Blackstone Tactical Opportunities group; Eric Bradlow, Wharton vice dean of analytics and marketing professor; and Theodore Kaplan, undergraduate board member, Wharton Sports Business Summit.
Photo: Tommy Leonardi

 

 

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