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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.

IIHF Women’s World Championship Starts Friday; Streaming on NHL.com

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The 2017 IIHF Women’s World Championship begins Friday (March 31) at USA Hockey Arena in the Detroit suburb of Plymouth, Michigan, with athletes from the top eight nations in the world competing for the gold medal. Tickets to all games in the tournament, which is being staged in the U.S. ...

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Appel Spins Another Gem With ‘Stengel’

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When Charles Dillon “Casey” Stengel was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966, author Marty Appel surmises, he likely “played with or against or managed more” fellow Hall of Famers than any of the then-100+ enshrinees. Having been born before Babe Ruth, started his playing career in ...

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Cubs Wins Keep Extending Into The Social Space

Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano takes batting practice on Gatorade All-Star Workout Day.

The Chicago Cubs’ dominance coming off their World Series title continued into the Hot Stove and through the spring, according to MVP Index and 120 Sports, who released their baseball social rankings today. Chicago and Kris Bryant are the most socially relevant team and the top social post of the ...

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A Little Heat For Drag Racing? Last Second Sponsor Removal Could Signal New Top Fuel Rivalry.

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Sponsorship in auto racing of any kind is not an easy go, but in Drag Racing it can be even tougher. So what happens when a driver gets a sponsor logo removed from his car because it was objectionable? In bad taste? No. Offered up an illegal activity? Nope. Maybe ...

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Brent Musburger Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

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The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced that Brent Musburger will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Sports this year. “As a sports fanatic, I have followed Brent Musburger from when we were both starting at CBS and throughout his illustrious career at ESPN,” said Bob ...

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World Teamtennis Co-Founder Billie Jean King Sells Majority Stake Of Historic League

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Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) announced today that the league’s co-founder and sports icon Billie Jean King sold her majority ownership of the world-renowned sports organization to Mark Ein, founder and owner of the Washington Kastles, and Fred Luddy, owner of the San Diego Aviators. King will retain a minority stake ...

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Team Cuba Shutout Gains First Topps Now English/Spanish Card

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Today’s combined shutout by four Team Cuba pitchers marks the first Topps NOW card to be produced in both English and Spanish. Bladimir Banos, Vladimir Garcia, Livan Moinella and Miguel Lahera combined for the 6-0, one-hit win over China in the second game for each team. The four lanzadores are ...

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2017 World Baseball Classic to be broadcast in 182 countries & territories

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Fifty-one media outlets have signed on to broadcast the 2017 World Baseball Classic, which began earlier today in Seoul, South Korea. The fourth installment of the premier international baseball tournament, which features the world’s top 16 National Teams competing over a 17-day span, will be distributed via media platforms in 182 countries ...

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Tough Mudder Continues Global Expansion with ESPN and Sports Media and Entertainment 360 Partnerships

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Tough Mudder, Inc. announces global expansion deals with ESPN Media Distribution and Sports Media and Entertainment 360 (SME360) that furthers the brand’s global content reach and geographic event footprint. ESPN Media Distribution, the rights agency division of the global sports network, will represent Tough Mudder’s global video rights for the ...

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Israel Victory First In Set As Topps Now™ to Feature WBC Greatest Moments Daily

Team Israel Win

Israel’s 10-inning victory over Korea on the first day of the World Baseball Classic™ gets the first Topps Now treatment as Topps, the exclusive trading card partner of Major League Baseball, and the WBC are teaming to bring baseball fans exclusive, tantalizing Topps Now™ cards starting today. Scott Burcham‘s two-out RBI single ...

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