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Wilson’s event makes donations

On hand for the donation of the proceeds from the Wilson Celebrity Invitational, hosted by Russell Wilson, to Seattle Children’s Hospital Strong Against Cancer pediatric cancer research before a Seahawks preseason game: Dr. Steve Kirtland, Virginia Mason Hospital; Carly Young of Wilson’s Why Not You Foundation; Wilson; Sara Osborne, Safeway & Albertson’s Foundation; and Dr. Jeff Sperring, Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Photo by: CORKY TREWIN / SEATTLE SEAHAWKS
Bettman at Detroit debut

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and Ilitch Holdings President and CEO Chris Ilitch watch the opening festivities before the first Detroit Red Wings regular-season game at the new Little Caesars Arena on Oct. 5.
Photo by: GETTY IMAGES
Bears’ pep rally for pink

The Chicago Bears and Advocate Health Care held a pep rally last month at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Ill., to raise awareness for breast cancer and unveil the 2017 Real Bears Fans Wear Pink T-shirt design: Bears President Ted Phillips, offensive lineman Charles Leno Jr., defensive back Marcus Cooper Sr. and Advocate CEO Jim Skogsbergh.
Photo by: ADVOCATE HEALTH CARE
Meeting in St. Louis

Robyn Glaser, Kraft Group vice president and New England Patriots club counsel, addresses “Strategic Sports Management” with Patrick Rishe, sports business program director at Washington University in St. Louis, during the Olin Sports Business Summit on Sept. 29.
Photo by: SARAH CARMODY
Goodell plays pingpong for a cause

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, New York Giants wide receiver Brandon Marshall, actor and comedian Keegan-Michael Key and Michi Marshall attend Project 375’s Paddle Battle pingpong charity tournament at Spin New York on Oct. 6 in New York City.
Photo by: GETTY IMAGES
Buss stop

Jeanie Buss, Los Angeles Lakers CEO and controlling owner, talks with Ramona Shelburne onstage at the espnW Women & Sports Summit earlier this month in Newport Beach, Calif.
Photo by: ESPN IMAGES
Goldbergs get their Flyers on

Ready for a new season of ABC’s “The Goldbergs,” which features the Philadelphia Flyers in every episode: actor Troy Gentile; Beverly Goldberg, executive producer Adam Goldberg, Barry Goldberg, Eric Goldberg and Ike Richman of Ike Richman Communications.
Photo by: CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
Cleanup in Houston

Clay Harris, GM at IMG College’s University of Houston property, and Tom Fletcher, IMG College West Region SVP (both center), teamed up to organize a charity component of the previously scheduled IMG College Texas GM meetings in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, spending a day gutting and cleaning a house in the city’s Third Ward damaged by the storm.
Photo: COURTESY OF IMG COLLEGE



 
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