Author: Don Muret

2022 HALL OF HONOR: KEN YOUNG

LOVING CUP: Ken Young, playoff beard in full bloom, and his daughter Jennifer, cheer for the Norfolk Admirals on their way to winning the 2012 Calder Cup. A Food Service Legend From Hot Dogs To The Super Bowl To ‘The Simpsons’ Ken Young may be the most unassuming executive in sports and entertainment. Over the past 50 years, Young has owned three concessions firms and six minor league teams, but you’d never know it at the Super Bowl, where he could be seen hawking official game programs. Working basically around the clock on game days, Young and his crews running 400 to 600 workers generated more than $900,000 from selling game programs and merchandise at 16 Super Bowls, plus 26 Outback Bowls and seven national championship football games. Those funds helped pay off the mortgage and buy cemetery plots for his local synagogue in Tampa, Florida, before Young retired from… Continue Reading 2022 HALL OF HONOR: KEN YOUNG

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Setting the Pace: Gainbridge Fieldhouse Ready for Prime Time After $360M Renovation

INDIANAPOLIS — Gainbridge Fieldhouse is ready for its selfie moment after a complete makeover of the 23-year-old venue, originally marketed as the NBA’s first retro-themed arena.

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