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Faces and Places

Big Boi throne

Big Boi attended the Atlanta Hawks game on Nov. 20 in support of his Big Boi Seat Upgrade promotion and limited-edition 25-ounce Budweiser can. Budweiser took over two courtside seats, decked them out in fur and included unlimited Big Boi Bud cans.
Photo: Kat Goduco Photography
Big Boi attended the Atlanta Hawks game on Nov. 20 in support of his Big Boi Seat Upgrade promotion and limited-edition 25-ounce Budweiser can. Budweiser took over two courtside seats, decked them out in fur and included unlimited Big Boi Bud cans.
Photo: Kat Goduco Photography
Big Boi attended the Atlanta Hawks game on Nov. 20 in support of his Big Boi Seat Upgrade promotion and limited-edition 25-ounce Budweiser can. Budweiser took over two courtside seats, decked them out in fur and included unlimited Big Boi Bud cans.
Photo: Kat Goduco Photography
 

Talking Innovation

From the SeventySix Capital Sports Innovation Conference on Nov. 6 at Citizens Bank Park: SeventySix Capital partner Ryan Howard, NBA Commissioner Emeritus and keynote speaker David Stern and SeventySix Capital managing partners Wayne Kimmel and Jon Powell.
Photo: SeventySix Capital / Evan Makuvek
From the SeventySix Capital Sports Innovation Conference on Nov. 6 at Citizens Bank Park: SeventySix Capital partner Ryan Howard, NBA Commissioner Emeritus and keynote speaker David Stern and SeventySix Capital managing partners Wayne Kimmel and Jon Powell.
Photo: SeventySix Capital / Evan Makuvek
From the SeventySix Capital Sports Innovation Conference on Nov. 6 at Citizens Bank Park: SeventySix Capital partner Ryan Howard, NBA Commissioner Emeritus and keynote speaker David Stern and SeventySix Capital managing partners Wayne Kimmel and Jon Powell.
Photo: SeventySix Capital / Evan Makuvek

 

Career Combine

Kevin Clayton, Cleveland Cavaliers VP of diversity, inclusion and engagement; Liliahn Majeed, NBA VP of diversity and inclusion; and Corey James, Cavaliers director of diversity, inclusion and engagement, gathered at the Cavs 3rd annual Diversity and Inclusion Sports Career Combine on Nov. 23 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
Photo: Cleveland Cavaliers
Kevin Clayton, Cleveland Cavaliers VP of diversity, inclusion and engagement; Liliahn Majeed, NBA VP of diversity and inclusion; and Corey James, Cavaliers director of diversity, inclusion and engagement, gathered at the Cavs 3rd annual Diversity and Inclusion Sports Career Combine on Nov. 23 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
Photo: Cleveland Cavaliers
Kevin Clayton, Cleveland Cavaliers VP of diversity, inclusion and engagement; Liliahn Majeed, NBA VP of diversity and inclusion; and Corey James, Cavaliers director of diversity, inclusion and engagement, gathered at the Cavs 3rd annual Diversity and Inclusion Sports Career Combine on Nov. 23 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
Photo: Cleveland Cavaliers

 

March of Dimes Sports Luncheon

Honorees Steve Tisch, New York Giants co-owner; Lindsey Vonn, Olympic and World Cup ski racing champion; and CC Sabathia, former Yankees pitching great, joined the Guzinskis, the March of Dimes “Mission Family,” at the 36th annual March of Dimes Sports Luncheon on Dec. 3 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Also honored was the NFL in recognition of its 100th season.
Photo: Hechler Photography
Honorees Steve Tisch, New York Giants co-owner; Lindsey Vonn, Olympic and World Cup ski racing champion; and CC Sabathia, former Yankees pitching great, joined the Guzinskis, the March of Dimes “Mission Family,” at the 36th annual March of Dimes Sports Luncheon on Dec. 3 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Also honored was the NFL in recognition of its 100th season.
Photo: Hechler Photography
Honorees Steve Tisch, New York Giants co-owner; Lindsey Vonn, Olympic and World Cup ski racing champion; and CC Sabathia, former Yankees pitching great, joined the Guzinskis, the March of Dimes “Mission Family,” at the 36th annual March of Dimes Sports Luncheon on Dec. 3 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Also honored was the NFL in recognition of its 100th season.
Photo: Hechler Photography

 

Citizen of the Carolinas

Charlotte Hornets President and Vice Chairman Fred Whitfield was awarded the 2019 Citizen of the Carolinas during the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance’s annual meeting on Dec. 3. From left: CRBA President/CEO Janet LaBar; CRBA 2019 Chair Jesse Cureton; Whitfield; Rick Welts, president/COO, Golden State Warriors; CRBA 2020 Chair Jennifer Weber; and NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum.
Photo: Melissa Key / Charlotte Business Journal
Charlotte Hornets President and Vice Chairman Fred Whitfield was awarded the 2019 Citizen of the Carolinas during the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance’s annual meeting on Dec. 3. From left: CRBA President/CEO Janet LaBar; CRBA 2019 Chair Jesse Cureton; Whitfield; Rick Welts, president/COO, Golden State Warriors; CRBA 2020 Chair Jennifer Weber; and NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum.
Photo: Melissa Key / Charlotte Business Journal
Charlotte Hornets President and Vice Chairman Fred Whitfield was awarded the 2019 Citizen of the Carolinas during the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance’s annual meeting on Dec. 3. From left: CRBA President/CEO Janet LaBar; CRBA 2019 Chair Jesse Cureton; Whitfield; Rick Welts, president/COO, Golden State Warriors; CRBA 2020 Chair Jennifer Weber; and NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum.
Photo: Melissa Key / Charlotte Business Journal

 

Star-studded cameo

U.S. women’s national soccer team members Ali Krieger, Ashlyn Harris, Allie Long and Crystal Dunn posed for a photo with “Madam Secretary” star Tea Leoni (center) after they appeared in the series finale of the long-running CBS drama, which was slated to air on Dec. 8.
Photo: Mark Schafer
U.S. women’s national soccer team members Ali Krieger, Ashlyn Harris, Allie Long and Crystal Dunn posed for a photo with “Madam Secretary” star Tea Leoni (center) after they appeared in the series finale of the long-running CBS drama, which was slated to air on Dec. 8.
Photo: Mark Schafer
U.S. women’s national soccer team members Ali Krieger, Ashlyn Harris, Allie Long and Crystal Dunn posed for a photo with “Madam Secretary” star Tea Leoni (center) after they appeared in the series finale of the long-running CBS drama, which was slated to air on Dec. 8.
Photo: Mark Schafer

 

NBA Youth Academy benefit

Former Los Angeles Angels teammates Gary Matthews Jr. and Torii Hunter were co-hosts of the Celebrity Golf Invitational to benefit the Compton MLB Youth Academy on Nov. 11 at Pelican Hill Resorts Golf Club in Newport Beach, Calif.
Photo: Blaine Ohigashi / MLB Photos via Getty Images
Former Los Angeles Angels teammates Gary Matthews Jr. and Torii Hunter were co-hosts of the Celebrity Golf Invitational to benefit the Compton MLB Youth Academy on Nov. 11 at Pelican Hill Resorts Golf Club in Newport Beach, Calif.
Photo: Blaine Ohigashi / MLB Photos via Getty Images
Former Los Angeles Angels teammates Gary Matthews Jr. and Torii Hunter were co-hosts of the Celebrity Golf Invitational to benefit the Compton MLB Youth Academy on Nov. 11 at Pelican Hill Resorts Golf Club in Newport Beach, Calif.
Photo: Blaine Ohigashi / MLB Photos via Getty Images

 

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