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Volume 23 No. 13
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Faces and Places

Gallery opening

Black College Football Hall of Fame co-founder James “Shack” Harris, Alabama A&M President Andrew Hugine Jr., Morehouse College President David Thomas, retired Pro Football Hall of Fame Executive Director Joe Horrigan and Pro Football Hall of Fame President/CEO David Baker cut the ribbon to open the new Black College Football Hall of Fame Gallery inside the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 31. The event was part of the first Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic game between Alabama A&M and Morehouse.
Photo: Pro Football Hall of Fame
Black College Football Hall of Fame co-founder James “Shack” Harris, Alabama A&M President Andrew Hugine Jr., Morehouse College President David Thomas, retired Pro Football Hall of Fame Executive Director Joe Horrigan and Pro Football Hall of Fame President/CEO David Baker cut the ribbon to open the new Black College Football Hall of Fame Gallery inside the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 31. The event was part of the first Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic game between Alabama A&M and Morehouse.
Photo: Pro Football Hall of Fame
Black College Football Hall of Fame co-founder James “Shack” Harris, Alabama A&M President Andrew Hugine Jr., Morehouse College President David Thomas, retired Pro Football Hall of Fame Executive Director Joe Horrigan and Pro Football Hall of Fame President/CEO David Baker cut the ribbon to open the new Black College Football Hall of Fame Gallery inside the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 31. The event was part of the first Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic game between Alabama A&M and Morehouse.
Photo: Pro Football Hall of Fame

 

Music City knockout

Visiting Nashville for the 15th year, PBR set local attendance and revenue records Aug. 24-25 with the Jack Daniel’s Music City Knockout at Bridgestone Arena. From left: Endeavor executives Lou Koskovolis, EVP, partnerships; Tim Pernetti, EVP, Endeavor Properties; Hayley Macon, VP/associate general counsel, employment; Kerry Chandler, chief human resources officer; and Jason Brewer, VP, partnerships, PBR.
Photo: Courtesy of PBR
Visiting Nashville for the 15th year, PBR set local attendance and revenue records Aug. 24-25 with the Jack Daniel’s Music City Knockout at Bridgestone Arena. From left: Endeavor executives Lou Koskovolis, EVP, partnerships; Tim Pernetti, EVP, Endeavor Properties; Hayley Macon, VP/associate general counsel, employment; Kerry Chandler, chief human resources officer; and Jason Brewer, VP, partnerships, PBR.
Photo: Courtesy of PBR
Visiting Nashville for the 15th year, PBR set local attendance and revenue records Aug. 24-25 with the Jack Daniel’s Music City Knockout at Bridgestone Arena. From left: Endeavor executives Lou Koskovolis, EVP, partnerships; Tim Pernetti, EVP, Endeavor Properties; Hayley Macon, VP/associate general counsel, employment; Kerry Chandler, chief human resources officer; and Jason Brewer, VP, partnerships, PBR.
Photo: Courtesy of PBR

 

Women in tennis taking action

Racquet magazine co-founder and event moderator Caitlin Thompson, professional WTA player Vania King, WTA President Micky Lawler, and professional WTA players Danielle Collins and Bethanie Mattek-Sands attend a WTA panel discussion, “Women in Tennis Taking Action: A Conversation on Women in Sports” on Aug. 21 at The Wing, Dumbo, in Brooklyn.
Photo: Getty Images
Racquet magazine co-founder and event moderator Caitlin Thompson, professional WTA player Vania King, WTA President Micky Lawler, and professional WTA players Danielle Collins and Bethanie Mattek-Sands attend a WTA panel discussion, “Women in Tennis Taking Action: A Conversation on Women in Sports” on Aug. 21 at The Wing, Dumbo, in Brooklyn.
Photo: Getty Images
Racquet magazine co-founder and event moderator Caitlin Thompson, professional WTA player Vania King, WTA President Micky Lawler, and professional WTA players Danielle Collins and Bethanie Mattek-Sands attend a WTA panel discussion, “Women in Tennis Taking Action: A Conversation on Women in Sports” on Aug. 21 at The Wing, Dumbo, in Brooklyn.
Photo: Getty Images

 

Command performance

At the Miami Dolphins’ Aug. 22 groundbreaking on a $135 million training complex and sports performance clinic in partnership with Baptist Health: (from left) Baptist Health CEO Brian Keeley; Baptist Health COO/EVP Bo Boulenger; Doctors Hospital President/CEO Nelson Lazo; Tom Garfinkel, vice chairman, president and CEO, Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium; and Dolphins GM Chris Grier.
Photo: Miami Dolphins
At the Miami Dolphins’ Aug. 22 groundbreaking on a $135 million training complex and sports performance clinic in partnership with Baptist Health: (from left) Baptist Health CEO Brian Keeley; Baptist Health COO/EVP Bo Boulenger; Doctors Hospital President/CEO Nelson Lazo; Tom Garfinkel, vice chairman, president and CEO, Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium; and Dolphins GM Chris Grier.
Photo: Miami Dolphins
At the Miami Dolphins’ Aug. 22 groundbreaking on a $135 million training complex and sports performance clinic in partnership with Baptist Health: (from left) Baptist Health CEO Brian Keeley; Baptist Health COO/EVP Bo Boulenger; Doctors Hospital President/CEO Nelson Lazo; Tom Garfinkel, vice chairman, president and CEO, Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium; and Dolphins GM Chris Grier.
Photo: Miami Dolphins

 

Serving up sustainability

The U.S. Tennis Association invited its sponsors and industry partners to the U.S. Open on Aug. 27 to discuss the tournament’s sustainability initiatives and collaborative efforts to expand the program. From left: Jasmine Jones, IHG; Allen Hershkowitz, Sport and Sustainability International; Geneva Hall-Shelton, IHG; Josephine Bertrams, Heineken USA; Myriam Coneim, American Express; Lauren Tracy, USTA; Kristen Sullivan, Deloitte & Touche; William Theisen, EcoAct North America; Michael Cook, American Express; Neha Wadhwa, Ralph Lauren; Jenn Winter, Wilson; Yue Qiu, EcoAct; Angela Woods, ESPN; Danny Lieberman, Fila.
Photo: USTA
The U.S. Tennis Association invited its sponsors and industry partners to the U.S. Open on Aug. 27 to discuss the tournament’s sustainability initiatives and collaborative efforts to expand the program. From left: Jasmine Jones, IHG; Allen Hershkowitz, Sport and Sustainability International; Geneva Hall-Shelton, IHG; Josephine Bertrams, Heineken USA; Myriam Coneim, American Express; Lauren Tracy, USTA; Kristen Sullivan, Deloitte & Touche; William Theisen, EcoAct North America; Michael Cook, American Express; Neha Wadhwa, Ralph Lauren; Jenn Winter, Wilson; Yue Qiu, EcoAct; Angela Woods, ESPN; Danny Lieberman, Fila.
Photo: USTA
The U.S. Tennis Association invited its sponsors and industry partners to the U.S. Open on Aug. 27 to discuss the tournament’s sustainability initiatives and collaborative efforts to expand the program. From left: Jasmine Jones, IHG; Allen Hershkowitz, Sport and Sustainability International; Geneva Hall-Shelton, IHG; Josephine Bertrams, Heineken USA; Myriam Coneim, American Express; Lauren Tracy, USTA; Kristen Sullivan, Deloitte & Touche; William Theisen, EcoAct North America; Michael Cook, American Express; Neha Wadhwa, Ralph Lauren; Jenn Winter, Wilson; Yue Qiu, EcoAct; Angela Woods, ESPN; Danny Lieberman, Fila.
Photo: USTA

 

Getting the deal done

Twenty3 Sport + Entertainment CEO John Tripodi, FAME’s David Falk and Syracuse University’s Rick Burton attended a sports business luncheon on Aug. 23 in Melbourne, Australia. The event, hosted by Twenty3 Sport, featured a keynote by Falk and a panel moderated by Burton and featuring USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo, Australia’s National Basketball League Chairman Larry Kestelman and TEG CEO Geoff Jones.
Photo: Twenty3 Sport + Entertainment
Twenty3 Sport + Entertainment CEO John Tripodi, FAME’s David Falk and Syracuse University’s Rick Burton attended a sports business luncheon on Aug. 23 in Melbourne, Australia. The event, hosted by Twenty3 Sport, featured a keynote by Falk and a panel moderated by Burton and featuring USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo, Australia’s National Basketball League Chairman Larry Kestelman and TEG CEO Geoff Jones.
Photo: Twenty3 Sport + Entertainment
Twenty3 Sport + Entertainment CEO John Tripodi, FAME’s David Falk and Syracuse University’s Rick Burton attended a sports business luncheon on Aug. 23 in Melbourne, Australia. The event, hosted by Twenty3 Sport, featured a keynote by Falk and a panel moderated by Burton and featuring USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo, Australia’s National Basketball League Chairman Larry Kestelman and TEG CEO Geoff Jones.
Photo: Twenty3 Sport + Entertainment

 

In the Chase

Golden State Warriors COO/President Rick Welts; San Francisco Mayor London Breed; Warriors owners Peter Guber and Joe Lacob; California Gov. Gavin Newsom; and JPMorgan Chase CMO Kristin Lemkau cut the ribbon to open the Warriors’ new arena, Chase Center, in San Francisco on Sept. 3.
Photo: AP Images
Golden State Warriors COO/President Rick Welts; San Francisco Mayor London Breed; Warriors owners Peter Guber and Joe Lacob; California Gov. Gavin Newsom; and JPMorgan Chase CMO Kristin Lemkau cut the ribbon to open the Warriors’ new arena, Chase Center, in San Francisco on Sept. 3.
Photo: AP Images
Golden State Warriors COO/President Rick Welts; San Francisco Mayor London Breed; Warriors owners Peter Guber and Joe Lacob; California Gov. Gavin Newsom; and JPMorgan Chase CMO Kristin Lemkau cut the ribbon to open the Warriors’ new arena, Chase Center, in San Francisco on Sept. 3.
Photo: AP Images

 

 

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