Football and baseball fans, your favorite sports join forces tonight. First, mingle at a V.I.P. networking reception with Super Bowl XLVII champion Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens, a New Rochelle native, and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee John Riggins, former running back for the New York Jets and Washington Redskins (sorry, no autographs). Then learn the tricks of the sports trade from Brandon Steiner, CEO of Steiner Sports Marketing and author of You Gotta Have Balls, who will discuss the intersection of business and sports in his talk “How a Kid from Brooklyn Bought Yankee Stadium” at Pace University’s monthly “Inside Track” series, along with Pace President Stephen J. Friedman.
Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 3 Spruce Street, 212-346-15715, 5:30 p.m. V.I.P. reception, 7 p.m. talk, $50 includes admission to both events and a copy of Steiner’s book, purchase here ($20 for those with a Pace affiliation)