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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 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.

Rodriguez, Mulder, Hoffman, Smoltz Talk Baseball, Golf

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Hall of Famers Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez and John Smoltz and perennial All-Stars Mark Mulder and Trevor Hoffman talked some baseball—and golf—on a media teleconference today in advance of their participation in the American Century Championships, taking place in Lake Tahoe, July 14-16. The newly-minted Cooperstown inductee Rodriguez had a few ...

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EPIX Announces Slate Of New Original Specials

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Premium television network EPIX®, an MGM company, today announced a roster of all-new original offerings to premiere this year: documentaries Foreman and Danica as well as comedy special Anjelah Johnson: Mahalo & Goodnight. “EPIX is proud to continue its long-standing tradition of delivering thought provoking, insightful documentaries and specials to ...

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Jets First NFL Team To Fly With New Mobile Fan Program

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While fans and media members grumble about a Jets players fire sale that will keep them in a rebuild mode next fall, the team continues to press ahead with fan and tech-friendly programs that can and should appeal to a casual and less traditional demo. The latest came about Thursday ...

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Phelps To Be Honored With Legend Award At Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2017

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American competitive swimmer and most decorated Olympian of all time Michael Phelps has been chosen by Nickelodeon to receive the Legend Award at this year’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2017. Phelps, who has garnered 28 total medals, will receive the award in recognition of his world record-breaking achievements, unrivaled talent and ...

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2017 Topps® Baseball Series 2 Releases with Autographs, Relic Cards and Ultra-Hot Rookie Cards

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With the 2017 Major League Baseball season heating up, The Topps Company, the exclusive trading card partner of MLB, is thrilled to release 2017 Topps® Baseball Series 2, the continuation of its MLB flagship brand – which hits shelves today. Topps Baseball Series 2 includes cards of top stars, incredible ...

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SportsCastr.Live Names Prominent Attorney, Sports Business Veteran Charles Baker To Its Advisory Team

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SportsCastr.Live, the pioneering live streaming video platform that redefines what it means to ‘call a game’ and enhance the fan experience, today announced the addition of Charles “Chuck” Baker to its team of advisors. Baker is one of the most respected and engaged dealmakers in sports, and currently serves as ...

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DRL Unveils International Partners, Close of $20M Financing Ahead of 2017 Season

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The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global leader in professional drone racing, today announced key multi-year, international partners and sponsors ahead of its 2017 race season. In February, DRL introduced Allianz as the title sponsor of DRL’s elite race circuit, leveraging the insurance brand’s motor racing sponsorship heritage to bring ...

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Drone Racing Makes A Bet To Find A Larger Audience

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Every time you look around, it is either an eSports property or Drone Racing finding a new partner niche. Wednesday it was DRL back at it again, signing on with betting operator Betfair to provide betting services for the UK’s first professional drone race. Betfair will offer legal wagers on ...

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CBS Sports and Tough Mudder Expand Broadcast Partnership

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CBS Sports and Tough Mudder, Inc., a leading sport, active lifestyle and media brand, have expanded their multi-year media partnership to debut all Tough Mudder programming on the CBS Television Network. CBS will broadcast seven shows this year beginning July 22. The deal features the launch of the new sports ...

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Spider-Man, NBA Fan: Sony Pictures And ESPN Team Up For Four Innovative Spots Airing During NBA Finals

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When fans tune into the NBA Finals on ABC, they’ll be joined by two superfans – superheroes Peter Parker/Spider-Man and Tony Stark/Iron Man. In advance of the July 7 release of “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” this summer’s most highly anticipated movie, ESPN CreativeWorks and Sony Pictures have collaborated on a series of ...

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