As top running back at Stevenson High School in the Chicago suburb of Lincolnshire, Illinois, Kyle Brandt would strut down the halls in his letterman jacket and blast Pearl Jam from his eight-disc CD changer as he drove around in his Jeep.
But then something struck him during his senior year as he began resenting “being the jock.”
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Paul Posluszny had a plan: play football for as long as he could, go to business school and get a job.
A second-round selection (No. 34 overall) in the 2007 NFL Draft, the former middle linebacker played 11 seasons with the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars before announcing his retirement in March 2018. While the Jaguars’ No. 2 all-time leading tackler is done chasing down ball carriers, Posluszny is currently in pursuit of his MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.
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Mike Tannenbaum is grateful. For the love, support and advice his parents, Marilyn and Richie, gave him growing up. For the four years he “wouldn’t trade for anything” working with and learning from legendary NFL coach Bill Parcells. For his time as general manager and senior vice-president of football operations with the New York Jets. For his time as executive vice-president of football operations with the Miami Dolphins. For each and every opportunity that’s come across his desk.
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Surrounded by a collection of WWE superstars, Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon officially welcomed 25,675 members of the WWE Universe in attendance at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, and the millions watching at home to WrestleMania 37.
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For the first six years of his Major League Baseball career, Mookie Betts was an integral part of the greatest rivalry in baseball, and arguably one of the best rivalries in all of sports: the Boston Red Sox vs. the New York Yankees.
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Thanks to its expansive roster of more than 250 superstars, WWE has the unique ability to offer something to everyone, whether they’re interested in technical wrestling, larger-than-life characters, women’s wrestling, high-flying cruiserweights, trash talkers or even the supernatural.
The leader in sports entertainment doesn’t just offer a variety of options to the WWE Universe, but partners and sponsors are able to work with the company to find an activation or integration that’s just right.
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Derek Lewis is a proud Hampton University alumnus. The South Division president at PepsiCo Beverages North America said his experience at the Virginia institution taught him what is possible when people support each other and how influential a strong network can be.
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Dansby Swanson may be 27 years old, but the Atlanta Braves shortstop is still a kid at heart—he wants to have fun playing baseball with his friends and teammates.
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Ethiopia was in chaos. In 1974, Emperor Haile Selassie was overthrown and the Ethiopian monarchy was abolished. Military leaders responsible for the coup not only sought to consolidate power, but also to eliminate any and all opposition.
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Known for being the company behind golf’s top-selling shoe, FootJoy traces its roots back as far as 1857. Founded as the Burt and Packard Shoe Company, and soon thereafter the Field and Flint Company, the Brockton, Massachusetts-based company was one of the first to manufacture left and right shoes, which were sold to Union soldiers during the Civil War.
“From the very beginning, innovation has been the root of every project, every first step, every pen-to-paper on what we do,” said Chris Tobias, FootJoy vice-president of global footwear.
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