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Wharton Sports Business Summit

At the Wharton Sports Business Summit on Nov. 3 in Philadelphia: Jared Faust, conference co-chair; Aileen Dagrosa and Don Smolenski, Philadelphia Eagles; Scott Rosner, The Wharton School; Jerome Allen, conference vice chair; Noah Klayman, conference co-chair; Joe Favorito, sports media and marketing consultant.
Photo by: STEPHANIE FAUST
Capital coaches

At the Nell and John Wooden Leadership in Coaching Awards dinner Oct. 12 at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C: Front: Bob Geoghan, Wooden Leadership award founder; Gary Williams, University of Maryland; Erik Moses, Events DC Sports and Entertainment. Middle: Roy Williams, University of North Carolina and Wooden honoree; Morgan Wootten, formerly of DeMatha Catholic High School. Back: Johnathan Scribner, St. John’s College HS; Steve Turner, Gonzaga College High School; Walt Williams, formerly of the University of Maryland; Danny Ferry, formerly of DeMatha; David Falk, founder and CEO of Falk Associates Management Enterprises; and Mike Wise of The Undefeated, emcee.
Courtesy of: EVENTS DC
BodyArmor flavor packs a UFC punch

The UFC-themed BodyArmor flavor Knockout Punch was introduced at an event Nov. 2 in New York City: BodyArmor co-founder and Chairman Mike Repole, UFC President Dana White, BodyArmor investor Kobe Bryant, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt, UFC strawweight Cynthia Calvillo and UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou.
Courtesy of: ZUFFA LLC
Arizona honorees

The five members of the 2017 Arizona Sports Hall of Fame class were honored Nov. 1 at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort: former Phoenix Coyotes player Shane Doan; Arizona Cardinals President Michael Bidwill, representing his father, Bill; longtime local journalist Paola Boivin; Arizona State University national champion wrestler Anthony Robles; and former Phoenix Suns player Dan Majerle.
Courtesy of: ARIZONA SPORTS HALL OF FAME
Alabama's best

Inducted into the Alabama Business Hall of Fame on Nov. 9 in Birmingham: Charles E. Adair, Kowaliga Capital president; Dr. James Andrews, American Sports Medicine Institute co-founder; Bill Battle, Collegiate Licensing Co. founder and former University of Alabama athletic director; Dr. Dorothy Davidson, Davidson Technologies chairman and CEO; John Johns, CEO and chairman, Protective Life Corp.; and Don Logan, Birmingham Barons owner and part of the group that owns B.A.S.S.
Courtesy of: APPEAR PHOTOGRAPHY
Wisdom from Shapiro

Shapiro Negotiations Institute founder Ron Shapiro spoke Nov. 1 in Columbia, S.C., at the Thomas H. Regan Executive Sport Seminar, presented by the University of South Carolina Department of Sport and Entertainment Management.
Courtesy of: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Spoelstra at UMass

Longtime sports marketer Jon Spoelstra served as the Mark H. McCormack Executive in Residence on Oct. 23-24 at the University of Massachusetts’ Isenberg School of Management.
Courtesy of: ISENBERG SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
Hometown Hall of Famer

Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Jerry Jones with Mark LaNeve, Ford Motor Co. vice president of marketing, sales and service, during a recent Hometown Hall of Famer ceremony presented by Ford.
Courtesy of: PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME




 
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