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State of Play
In Depth

All In: Leaders in diversity and inclusive hiring

‘Get out of the way and let us be excellent’

Michael Jordan, Fred Whitfield, Hornets Sports & Entertainment

Vincent Viola, Sunrise Sports & Entertainment

Joe Lacob, Peter Guber, Rick Welts, Golden State Warriors

Lisa Brummel, Ginny Gilder, Dawn Trudeau, Seattle Storm

Derek Jeter, Miami Marlins

Steve Ballmer, Gillian Zucker, Los Angeles Clippers

Stephen Ross, Tom Garfinkel, Miami Dolphins

Dave Scott, Comcast Spectacor; Valerie Camillo, Philadelphia Flyers and Wells Fargo Center

Steve Koonin, Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena

John Walker, Houston Dynamo FC and Houston Dash

Masai Ujiri, Toronto Raptors

Rick Fuson, Pacers Sports & Entertainment

Eric Woolworth, Miami Heat

Cynthia Marshall, Dallas Mavericks

Luc Robitaille, Kelly Cheeseman, Los Angeles Kings

Rick Carlisle, Dallas Mavericks

Dawn Staley, University of South Carolina

Ron Rivera, Washington Football Team

C. Vivian Stringer, Rutgers University

Bruce Arians, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Gregg Popovich, San Antonio Spurs

Billy Bean, Major League Baseball

Troy Vincent, National Football League

JoAnn Neale, Major League Soccer

Val Ackerman, Big East Conference

Sean Frazier, Northern Illinois University

Joe Castiglione, University of Oklahoma

Gene Smith, Ohio State University

Jennifer Cohen, University of Washington

Carla Williams, University of Virginia

Kevin White, Duke University

Martin Jarmond, UCLA

Lee Reed, Georgetown University

Gloria Nevarez, West Coast Conference

Leagues in action: NHL

Leagues in action: NFL

Leagues in action: MLS

Leagues in action: NASCAR

Leagues in action: LPGA

Leagues in action: PGA Tour

Leagues in action: NBA

Leagues in action: WNBA

Leagues in action: MLB

Leagues in action: NCAA

World Rugby takes ‘holistic’ approach with DEI initiatives

Black communications executives across sports credit Charlie Dayton for opportunities, guidance

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Group Directory