Home / Jerry Milani (page 10)

Jerry Milani

Jerry Milani is a freelance writer and public relations executive living in Bloomfield, N.J. He has worked in P.R. for more than 25 years in college and conference sports media relations, two agencies and for the International Fight League, a team-based mixed martial arts league, and now is the PR manager for Wizard World, which runs pop culture and celebrity conventions across North America. Milani is also the play-by-play announcer for Caldwell University basketball broadcasts. He is a proud graduate of Fordham University and when not attending a Yankees, Rams or Cougars game can be reached at Jerry (at) JerryMilani (dot) com.

IHRA Drag Racing Returns To ESPN

Drag Racing

After a nearly two-decade hiatus, the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) and ESPN have signed a multi-year agreement for the worldwide leader in sports to resume its partnership with the IHRA. The agreement is effective immediately; broadcasts begin when the 2017 IHRA Drag Racing season opens February 3-5 at Immokalee ...

Read More »

Foley’s NY Pub & Restaurant Announces ‘Battle of the Irish QBurgers’

Foleys

Foley’s NY Pub & Restaurant (18 W. 33rd St.), has unveiled its “Battle of the Irish QBurgers” menu to coincide with the big game on Sunday, Feb. 5, featuring a quarterback-themed burger in honor of the Patriots’ Tom Brady and the Falcons’ Matt Ryan. “We always like to put a ...

Read More »

Hall Of Fame Coach And Basketball Institution To Be Chronicled In Showtime Sports® Six-Part Digital Documentary “Legacy: Bob Hurley”

bob-hurley-practice-2R

The potential final season for a Hall of Fame coach and a national basketball institution will be chronicled in a SHOWTIME Sports digital documentary titled Legacy: Bob Hurley. SHOWTIME will debut Legacy: Bob Hurley in six weekly installments exclusively on SHO.com and the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel (@shosports) beginning Monday, ...

Read More »

Baseball Fans Vote Kris Bryant to Card No. 1 for 2017 Topps Baseball

Bryant[1]

Baseball fans have voted for the next player to be on Card No. 1 for 2017 Topps® Baseball. Chicago Cubs World Series Champion and National League Most Valuable Player Kris Bryant will grace Card No. 1. “It’s a huge honor with Card No. 1 depicting legends before me,” Bryant said. ...

Read More »

WWE® Superstar John Cena® To Host Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards, Live On Saturday, March 11, 2017

Nick-Kids2017

WWE Superstar, actor and television host John Cena is set to host Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards, airing live on Saturday, March 11, 2017, from 8-9:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The only live event where kids’ votes count and the biggest stars of the day line up to get slimed, Nickelodeon’s 2017 ...

Read More »

Players Tribune Makes Noise With Audio Venture

carson-chase

For the most part in its brief but successful history, The Players Tribune has been all about still photos and print, with athletes telling their story in their own voice. In recent months the platform has made announcements looking to expand into more video and branded content and this week ...

Read More »

Boxing Still Finding TV Homes With New ESPN Deal

DiBella-DeGale-Jack Presser

Boxing has taken its share of hits in the past couple of decades, falling in the public eye among all sports and in particular behind mixed martial arts, whose fortunes have risen, seemingly in inverse proportion to those of the “sweet science.” But all is not lost for the sport ...

Read More »

SiriusXM to Provide More Than 34 Hours of Programming from 2017 PGA Merchandise Show

Print

SiriusXM today announced its comprehensive programming lineup for listeners nationwide for the 64th PGA Merchandise Show, the golf industry’s premier annual event, (January 24-27) in Orlando, Florida. SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio, SiriusXM’s exclusive 24/7 golf channel, will air more than 34 hours of coverage from the PGA Show Demo Day ...

Read More »

Lawyers, Search Firms and Schools Get In; eSports Continues To Grow As A Property

esports

There are certain points in time where even the most jaded veterans in the multi-billion dollar sports industry will admit that a new property has joined the mainstream. The UFC probably came with their first major sponsor deal, like Budweiser, the X Games and the Dew Tour came with television ...

Read More »

Toronto Blue Jay Josh Donaldson To Appear In HISTORY’s Drama Series ‘Vikings’ On Wednesday, January 18 At 9 PM ET/PT

Donaldson-History

Toronto Blue Jay third baseman Josh Donaldson, the 2015 American League MVP, will make his acting debut on next week’s episode of HISTORY’s hit drama series “Vikings” on Wednesday, January 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT guest starring as Hoskuld, a Viking warrior of great skill. Two-time All-Star Donaldson filmed the ...

Read More »