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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 football and 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.

CBS Sports Radio Channel to Debut on SiriusXM Wednesday

CBS Sports Radio Channel to Debut on SiriusXM on February 21 (PRNewsfoto/Sirius XM Holdings Inc.)

CBS Sports Radio and SiriusXM today announced that CBS Sports Radio’s programming lineup will be available to SiriusXM subscribers nationwide beginning Wednesday on satellite radios (Sirius channel 213, XM channel 201) and on the SiriusXM app. CBS Sports Radio showcases popular sports talk shows hosted by Jim Rome, Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney, ...

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’39 Seconds’ Filmmakers Launch Kickstarter Fund

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As we reported here back in December, a team of filmmakers is working on a film, 39 Seconds, about the legacy of John Donaldson, early 20th century baseball star whose influence has largely been forgotten. Today, on the 127th anniversary of Donaldson’s birth, the group is launching a Kickstarter campaign, ...

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MLB Net ’30 Clubs In 30 Days’ Begins Thursday

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MLB Network has released its comprehensive schedule for 2018 Spring Training presented by Camping World, featuring nearly 200 games starting Friday with the 2017 World Series champion Houston Astros against the Washington Nationals live at 1:00 p.m. ET. The complete schedule of MLB Network’s 2018 Spring Training game telecasts presented by Best Western Hotels ...

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Māori Television to Broadcast WWE® Programming on Free-to-Air TV for the First Time in New Zealand

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WWE and Māori Television, New Zealand’s indigenous broadcaster, today announced a new agreement to broadcast WWE’s flagship programs Raw® and SmackDown® on free-to-air TV in English and te reo Māori for the first time in New Zealand. Beginning February 24, Māori Television channel (English and te reo Māori) will televise a one-hour version of Raw at ...

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MVPindex® and Umbel® Announce Merger

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Industry leaders MVPindex® and Umbel® today announced the merger of the two companies, reinventing the way the entire sports and entertainment ecosystem – from brands and agencies to properties and talent – measures the value and impact of their digital marketing spend, including sponsorships and social media campaigns. The new entity will ...

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Ski Filmmaker Warren Miller Documentary Nearing Completion

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The official documentary on the extraordinary life of groundbreaking ski filmmaker Warren Miller is nearing completion in 2018 by a production team led by Lorton Entertainment, BoBCat Studios, and O’Malley Creadon Productions. The film, directed by award-winning filmmaker Patrick Creadon and produced by Christine O’Malley and Jeff Conroy, contains the last on-camera interview with Mr. Miller before ...

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musical.ly and NBC Olympics Partner to Showcase Special Moments From PyeongChang

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musical.ly, one of the world’s most popular mobile platforms for entertaining short videos, has partnered with NBC Olympics to provide a variety of ways for fans to experience the XXIII Winter Olympics. Through content created by influencers and NBC Olympics, the partnership makes it possible for fans from afar to ...

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Ira Rainess Named President of Alliance MMA

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Alliance MMA announced today that Ira S. Rainess has been appointed President of the company, effective immediately. For nearly 30 years, Rainess has focused on complex legal deal structuring and business development for high-profile clients such as NFL Hall of Famer Ray Lewis and Major League Baseball legend Cal Ripken, Jr. ...

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LPGA Strikes Landmark Social Marketing Deal For Their Athletes

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Strike one for the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and its player marketing in social. Tuesday, opendorse, the leading athlete marketing platform that helps the biggest brands in sports share content on social, announced an alliance with the LPGA, which will provide more than 200 LPGA Tour players with access to ...

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YuppTV to Exclusively Broadcast Hero Nidahas Trophy 2018

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Cricket aficionados can catch the fast-paced action and the nerve-wracking excitement of the upcoming tri-nation series, Hero Nidahas Trophy 2018, between Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka on YuppTV, the world’s leading OTT brand for South Asian content. The T20 matches will be held in Colombo, between March 6th and March 18th. ...

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