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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.

BBTV and NBA Launch NBA Playmakers Youtube Channel

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) and digital entertainment company BroadbandTV (BBTV) today announced their new YouTube channel, NBA Playmakers, which features a slate of original shows starring NBA players and digital influencers. The NBA Playmakers channel is composed of original programming that mixes digital celebrities and their fanbases with NBA players ...

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USWNT Players Association Aims to Boost Player Marketing with Athlete-Driven Partnership

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The U.S. Women’s National Team Players Association (USWNTPA) and opendorse, the leading athlete marketing platform, today announced the launch of a partnership that will provide U.S. Women’s soccer players with a solution to build their brands and collaborate with partners on social media. The agreement makes opendorse the official social ...

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The Players’ Tribune Announces Acquisition of Unscriptd

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The Players’ Tribune, the first-of-its-kind athlete-led content platform, today announced its acquisition of Unscriptd, the media and technology company for global athletes. The deal is another step forward for The Players’ Tribune toward its goal of building the world’s largest community of athletes by providing them with unprecedented tools and services so ...

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BBC AMERICA Expands Its Record-Breaking Professional Darts Coverage With 111 Hours of The World Darts Championship Starting December 13

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BBC AMERICA today announced the expansion of its highly successful broadcast and streaming of Professional Darts, adding the 2018/2019 World Darts Championship from London’s sold-out Alexandra Palace from December 13 to January 1. The best matches of the week will air Sunday mornings from 9:00am-12:00pm ET. BBCA will stream a ...

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Foley’s NY Hosts Trio of Veteran Football Writers Dec. 19

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Foley’s NY Pub & Restaurant (18 W. 33rd St.), has assembled three of the best known and most respected NFL writers for an evening of football discussion moderated by Judy Battista of NFL Network on Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 7-9 p.m. Bob Glauber is the president of the Pro Football Writers of ...

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Andre Rison Holds Open Casting Call In Atlanta For Biopic

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Former Atlanta Falcon and local legend Andre Rison alongside AME Studio1 will host an open casting call for their feature film Foolishly In Love-The Andre Rison Story on Saturday, December 15, 2018.  They are looking for actors to play both lead and supporting roles in the film which is currently in production and scheduled ...

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Ruth’s Early Years Get Deeper Look In ‘The Big Fella’

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Myths die hard. Just as George Washington‘s false teeth weren’t wooden after all (the story is a bit nastier), common beliefs about Babe Ruth have persisted for decades. In the acclaimed The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World he Created (HarperCollins, 620pps, $32.50), Jane Leavy delves deeper into the Babe’s early ...

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Swet Tailor, Creators of EveryDay. EveryWear.™ Announces Seed Funding

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Fast-rising menswear brand Swet Tailor, the creators of EveryDay. EveryWear,™ announced today the closing of a first round of seed funding of $1.5M designed to further expand the company’s marketing and brand awareness.   The round included several influential fashion, sports and media investors, including Burch Creative Capital, veteran NFL Quarterback ...

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Tiger Woods, Discovery’s GOLFTV Announce Content Partnership

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In a major development as part of the strategic partnership between Discovery, Inc. and the PGA TOUR, GOLFTV today announced an exclusive multi-year global content partnership with 80-time PGA TOUR winner and 14-time Major champion Tiger Woods. Starting in January 2019, GOLFTV powered by PGA TOUR, the new global live and ...

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