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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.

LiveU, Babe Ruth League to Broadcast 2018 Cal Ripken Major70 World Series

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Devoted fans can cheer on their favorite youth baseball team competing in the annual Cal Ripken Major70 World Series beginning next weekend thanks to a partnership between The Babe Ruth League and LiveU. The collaboration leverages LiveU’s cutting-edge technology to deliver high-quality live transmissions of 50 games scheduled in St. Louis and Chicago from August 4 – August 11 to regional sports ...

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EA Launches Origin Access Premier PC Subscription Service

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Today, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced that players can sign up for Origin Access Premier*, a new subscription tier for PC that offers full access to EA’s latest releases for the first time ever. Members will play the full game days before launch featuring valuable extra content including in-game ...

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European Soccer Finds Ukraine TV Home In Xtra TV

Ludogorets_vs_Arsenal, UEFA Champions League, 2016 (Wikimedia Commons/Biser Todorov)

Eutelsat Communications (Paris:ETL) has signed a multi-year, multi-transponder contract with Media Group Ukraine for broadcasting services on its EUTELSAT 9B satellite. Leveraging the EUTELSAT 9B satellite’s dedicated coverage over Ukraine, Media Group Ukraine will broadcast “Xtra TV”, one of the country’s leading pay-TV platforms, with an enhanced offer of over ...

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Funds advised by Apax Partners to acquire Genius Sports Group

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Funds advised by Apax Partners (the “Apax Funds”) have today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Genius Sports Group, a global leader in sports data technology. The stake was acquired from founders, management, funds advised by Three Hills Capital Partners (“THCP”) and other minority shareholders. The transaction is expected to close ...

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New Three on Three Event Launches In U.S., With Sights on Olympic Glory

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If it works for Ice Cube, can it work for the Olympics? That’s the question that American hoops fans may want to ask, as a San Francisco based organization, 3BALL USA, announced today a plan to roll out a series of events based on FIBA rules to grow and develop ...

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ESPN Travels to Green Bay for Two Days of Training Camp Shows as the Packers Kick Off Their 100th Season

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ESPN will travel to Green Bay for two days of live shows this week as the Packers kick off their NFL Training Camp and the franchise’s 100th season of football. Green Bay native and Packers season ticketholder John Anderson will host NFL Live (1:30 p.m. ET) and segments of SportsCenter ...

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Pete Bevacqua Named President Of NBC Sports Group

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NBC Sports Group today named Pete Bevacqua to the newly created position of President, NBC Sports Group. In this role, Bevacqua will oversee several key areas, including programming, marketing, digital, the NBC Sports Regional Networks, and all Golf businesses under the NBC Sports umbrella. He’ll report to Mark Lazarus, Chairman ...

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ManU’s MUTV Now Available on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku and Xbox

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Following the successful launch of MUTV on iOS, Android and MUTV.com last season, Manchester United has expanded its award winning MUTV network by making it available on four new platforms: Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku and Xbox. These additional platforms provide Manchester United’s fans the ability to watch MUTV ...

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New program premieres at Morumbi stadium in São Paulo

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Former São Paulo striker, Antonio Marcos Tobias, known as “Toninho,” will host his new program Resenha de Craque, combining entertainment and news, this Thursday, July 19. The program format will feature interviews with soccer players and segments of interactions among guests. Host Toninho will kick off his program with an assist from ...

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LiveU Topped 15,000 Hours Of Transmission At FIFA World Cup™ in Russia

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LiveU released its live broadcasting figures during the FIFA World Cup™ in Russia with 485 units onsite used by customers from over 40 countries. The numbers have doubled, and even tripled, since the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ – including over 15,000 hours of live broadcasting, over 30,000 live sessions and 36TB of ...

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