Media Advisory: Business of Sports program launches Oct. 13 at Washington University

WHAT: With the support of a major gift, Washington University in St. Louis introduces new BSBA minor, The Business of Sports, in the Olin Business School.

WHO: Washington University parent and philanthropist Joseph S. Lacob, co-executive chairman, CEO and governor of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, will deliver the inaugural address for the Joseph S. Lacob Business of Sports Speaker Series. The series is one of three components of the new program.

WHERE: The event will be held in the Frick Forum, located in Knight Hall, on the Danforth Campus.

WHEN: 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13. Reception to be followed by Lacob’s address at 3:30 p.m.

MEDIA SEATING/PARKING: For questions, or to reserve a seat and parking space, contact Barbara Rea by noon, Monday, Oct. 13, at 314-935-5297 or by email