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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.

MLB, Topps To Debut Wacky Packages

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Growing up (it was, alas, the ’70s), I remember having just a few Wacky Packages mixed in among the piles of somewhat organized baseball cards. I remember a few of them stuck to the closet door as well – that didn’t go over quite as smoothly as I’d have hoped. ...

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Your Brackets Just Got More Valuable

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What price will college basketball fans pay to attend the Final Four? For some, not that much if a new platform that recently launched does what it is supposed to. The program is called Select Four, and it was created by the folks at Dallas based TickAssure!. The plan allows ...

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Yogi Berra Museum To Host Fastball Screening March 22

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The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center in Little Falls, N.J., will host a special screening of the acclaimed documentary feature “Fastball,” on March 22 by award-winning director Jonathan Hock. The 90-minute film is a remarkable journey into the science of baseball’s signature pitch, featuring amazing footage and observations from ...

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HITN Scores Programming Partnership to Add Weekly Sports to Its Lineup

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Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN), the Pay TV network that offers educational content for U.S. Hispanic audiences, announced today its exclusive sports lineup will include two new shows, Gillette World Sports (GWS), and Football Review. Both shows will feature the latest in sports and world football (soccer) news. “With ...

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TuneIn Partners with National Basketball Association to Broadcast Live Audio of NBA Games to Fans Worldwide

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TuneIn, the world’s largest audio network, today announced a multiyear partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA), which will include live play-by-play of NBA preseason, regular season and postseason games in the United States beginning with the 2016-17 season on TuneIn Premium. The partnership will provide TuneIn Premium users with ...

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Wilson Sporting Goods Co. And The Assocation Of Volleyball Professionals Extend Partnership To 2020

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Wilson Sporting Goods Co., and the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP), today announced they have extended their partnership through 2020. As part of this relationship, Wilson will provide the AVP with a newly-redesigned AVP- branded Beach Volleyball to be used during the 2016 AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour. Wilson has ...

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Topps Signs Cleveland Indians Shortstop Francisco Lindor to Exclusive Topps Authentics℠ Deal

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One of the top shortstops in Major League Baseball is joining the Topps Authentics℠ roster in an exclusive multi-year deal. Francisco Lindor is the latest rising star to sign with Topps Authentics. Topps will offer signed memorabilia of jerseys, balls, bats, and oversized Chrome® Rookie Cards on Topps.com. I’m excited ...

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Another Monumental Sports Business Surprise

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Ted Leonsis has always been known to zig while the establishment in sports, entertainment and film zags. So while it may have come as a little bit of a surprise today when his company, Monumental Sports and Entertainment, announced its new sales partnership team, it probably didn’t surprise those in ...

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Aaron Leads Off ‘Major League Legends’ Series On Smithsonian Channel

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This will be worth locating Smithsonian Channel on your pay TV lineup, if somehow you haven’t already… “The Hammer of Hank Aaron” is the first in Smithsonian’s “Major League Legends” series, debuting this week. The documentary focuses on Aaron’s sometimes overlooked role in the early post-integration days of Major League ...

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Live Spring Training baseball for 34 straight days begins Tuesday

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Beginning tomorrow, MLB Network will feature live Spring Training baseball for 34 straight days and comprehensive coverage of every MLB camp with the return of 30 Clubs in 30 Days. MLB Network’s Spring Training game schedule features more than 200 games, beginning with the defending AL East champion Toronto Blue ...

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