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Faces and Places

Skating on Dunkin’

Tom Manchester, SVP, integrated marketing, Dunkin’ U.S., and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announce a new multiyear deal to keep Dunkin’ as the official U.S. coffee, doughnut and breakfast sandwich of the NHL on June 6 at TD Garden.
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Tom Manchester, SVP, integrated marketing, Dunkin’ U.S., and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announce a new multiyear deal to keep Dunkin’ as the official U.S. coffee, doughnut and breakfast sandwich of the NHL on June 6 at TD Garden.
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Tom Manchester, SVP, integrated marketing, Dunkin’ U.S., and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announce a new multiyear deal to keep Dunkin’ as the official U.S. coffee, doughnut and breakfast sandwich of the NHL on June 6 at TD Garden.
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Bears at 100

From the Bears100 Celebration Weekend, June 7-9, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill.: Bears Hall of Famers Mike Singletary, Mike Ditka, Dick Butkus, Dan Hampton and Richard Dent backstage on June 7 before being announced together during the opening ceremony. Gale Sayers (not pictured) was also recognized on stage with the Hall of Fame group.
Photo: Chicago Bears
From the Bears100 Celebration Weekend, June 7-9, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill.: Bears Hall of Famers Mike Singletary, Mike Ditka, Dick Butkus, Dan Hampton and Richard Dent backstage on June 7 before being announced together during the opening ceremony. Gale Sayers (not pictured) was also recognized on stage with the Hall of Fame group.
Photo: Chicago Bears
From the Bears100 Celebration Weekend, June 7-9, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill.: Bears Hall of Famers Mike Singletary, Mike Ditka, Dick Butkus, Dan Hampton and Richard Dent backstage on June 7 before being announced together during the opening ceremony. Gale Sayers (not pictured) was also recognized on stage with the Hall of Fame group.
Photo: Chicago Bears
Chicago Bears Chairman George H. McCaskey, owner Virginia Halas McCaskey, radio play-by-play broadcaster Jeff Joniak, Pro Football Hall of Fame writers Don Pierson and Dan Pompei, and former Bear and current Bears radio color analyst Tom Thayer following a panel celebrating 100 years of Bears history on June 9.
Photo: Chicago Bears
Chicago Bears Chairman George H. McCaskey, owner Virginia Halas McCaskey, radio play-by-play broadcaster Jeff Joniak, Pro Football Hall of Fame writers Don Pierson and Dan Pompei, and former Bear and current Bears radio color analyst Tom Thayer following a panel celebrating 100 years of Bears history on June 9.
Photo: Chicago Bears
Chicago Bears Chairman George H. McCaskey, owner Virginia Halas McCaskey, radio play-by-play broadcaster Jeff Joniak, Pro Football Hall of Fame writers Don Pierson and Dan Pompei, and former Bear and current Bears radio color analyst Tom Thayer following a panel celebrating 100 years of Bears history on June 9.
Photo: Chicago Bears

 

New name in Orlando

From the announcement on June 4 of Exploria Resorts as the naming-rights sponsor for the home stadium of Orlando City SC: Lucas Denning, marketing services, Premier Partnerships; Alex Kamen, corporate partnerships, Premier Partnerships; Randy Bernstein, CEO, Premier Partnerships; Exploria Resorts President/CEO Thomas Morris; Ranice Rogers, VP, marketing, Exploria Resorts; Chris Gallagher, chief revenue officer, Orlando City SC; and Michael Bergbauer, creative director, Premier Partnerships.
Photo: Premier Partnerships
From the announcement on June 4 of Exploria Resorts as the naming-rights sponsor for the home stadium of Orlando City SC: Lucas Denning, marketing services, Premier Partnerships; Alex Kamen, corporate partnerships, Premier Partnerships; Randy Bernstein, CEO, Premier Partnerships; Exploria Resorts President/CEO Thomas Morris; Ranice Rogers, VP, marketing, Exploria Resorts; Chris Gallagher, chief revenue officer, Orlando City SC; and Michael Bergbauer, creative director, Premier Partnerships.
Photo: Premier Partnerships
From the announcement on June 4 of Exploria Resorts as the naming-rights sponsor for the home stadium of Orlando City SC: Lucas Denning, marketing services, Premier Partnerships; Alex Kamen, corporate partnerships, Premier Partnerships; Randy Bernstein, CEO, Premier Partnerships; Exploria Resorts President/CEO Thomas Morris; Ranice Rogers, VP, marketing, Exploria Resorts; Chris Gallagher, chief revenue officer, Orlando City SC; and Michael Bergbauer, creative director, Premier Partnerships.
Photo: Premier Partnerships

 

Big Slick Celebrity weekend

The Big Slick Celebrity Softball Game on June 7 at Kauffman Stadium kicked off a weekend of events in Kansas City to benefit Children’s Mercy Hospital. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and tight end Travis Kelce pose for a fan photo before the game.
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The Big Slick Celebrity Softball Game on June 7 at Kauffman Stadium kicked off a weekend of events in Kansas City to benefit Children’s Mercy Hospital. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and tight end Travis Kelce pose for a fan photo before the game.
Photo: Getty images
The Big Slick Celebrity Softball Game on June 7 at Kauffman Stadium kicked off a weekend of events in Kansas City to benefit Children’s Mercy Hospital. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and tight end Travis Kelce pose for a fan photo before the game.
Photo: Getty images
Royals second baseman Whit Merrifield and pitcher Kevin McCarthy meet actress and signer Selena Gomez and actor and event organizer Paul Rudd.
Photo: Kansas City Royals / Jason Hanna
Royals second baseman Whit Merrifield and pitcher Kevin McCarthy meet actress and signer Selena Gomez and actor and event organizer Paul Rudd.
Photo: Kansas City Royals / Jason Hanna
Royals second baseman Whit Merrifield and pitcher Kevin McCarthy meet actress and signer Selena Gomez and actor and event organizer Paul Rudd.
Photo: Kansas City Royals / Jason Hanna

 

Hot Stove Cool Music

Former Chicago Cubs catcher David Ross, Cubs President Theo Epstein and journalist Peter Gammons caught up at the the 8th annual Hot Stove Cool Music benefit concert on June 7 at Metro, Chicago. The event raised $300,000 for Chicago area youth and families through Epstein’s Foundation To Be Named Later.
Photo: John “Nu Nu” Zomot
Former Chicago Cubs catcher David Ross, Cubs President Theo Epstein and journalist Peter Gammons caught up at the the 8th annual Hot Stove Cool Music benefit concert on June 7 at Metro, Chicago. The event raised $300,000 for Chicago area youth and families through Epstein’s Foundation To Be Named Later.
Photo: John “Nu Nu” Zomot
Former Chicago Cubs catcher David Ross, Cubs President Theo Epstein and journalist Peter Gammons caught up at the the 8th annual Hot Stove Cool Music benefit concert on June 7 at Metro, Chicago. The event raised $300,000 for Chicago area youth and families through Epstein’s Foundation To Be Named Later.
Photo: John “Nu Nu” Zomot

 

Wisconsin Sports Awards

Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun and Christian Yelich were awarded the American Family Insurance Community Involved Athlete of the Year Award for the creation of California Strong, an organization that raises money for those affected by the California wildfires. The awards were announced at the 8th annual Wisconsin Sports Awards on June 6 at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee. From left, awards co-host Mark Tauscher; Braun; American Family Insurance President Bill Westrate; Yelich; Good Karma Brands founder and CEO Craig Karmazin; and awards co-host Joe Thomas.
Photo: Reminisce Photography
Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun and Christian Yelich were awarded the American Family Insurance Community Involved Athlete of the Year Award for the creation of California Strong, an organization that raises money for those affected by the California wildfires. The awards were announced at the 8th annual Wisconsin Sports Awards on June 6 at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee. From left, awards co-host Mark Tauscher; Braun; American Family Insurance President Bill Westrate; Yelich; Good Karma Brands founder and CEO Craig Karmazin; and awards co-host Joe Thomas.
Photo: Reminisce Photography
Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun and Christian Yelich were awarded the American Family Insurance Community Involved Athlete of the Year Award for the creation of California Strong, an organization that raises money for those affected by the California wildfires. The awards were announced at the 8th annual Wisconsin Sports Awards on June 6 at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee. From left, awards co-host Mark Tauscher; Braun; American Family Insurance President Bill Westrate; Yelich; Good Karma Brands founder and CEO Craig Karmazin; and awards co-host Joe Thomas.
Photo: Reminisce Photography

 

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