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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.

NBA Legend & Basketball Analyst Steve Smith Joins David Stern & Others On Investment Team For SportsCastr.Live, Recently Announced Video Platform for Sports

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As the landscape of sports broadcast continues to shift, 14-year NBA veteran and current NBA TV studio analyst Steve Smith has joined forces with the prestigious team of sports executives behind SportsCastr.Live, a pioneering video platform that redefines what it means to ‘call a game.’ The live streaming platform – ...

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Russell Wilson Three Peats As Host of Nickelodeon Kids Choice Sports

Seattle Seahawks’ quarterback Russell Wilson hosts Kids’ Choice Sports 2015, live from UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 16 (8-9:30 p.m. ET/PT, tape delayed for West Coast).Photo credit:Seahawks

Forget the demise of the “Legion of Doom,” Russell Wilson is back for another round of golden slime this summer. The Seahawks QB will make his third straight appearance as host of Nickelodeon Kids Choice Sports Awards which will air Sunday, July 16, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), Kids’ Choice Sports ...

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Media Standouts Cohen, Gammons, Castiglione, Rosenthal Get TOPPS Cards

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Gary Cohen, longtime voice of the Mets, Hall of Famer Peter Gammons, Red Sox radio voice Joe Castiglione and Fox Sports veteran Ken Rosenthal will adorn new TOPPS card as part of a special set which goes on sale on Wednesday at topps.com. Cohen, a Queens native, has served as ...

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NBC Sports Group Presents Live Coverage Of Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship

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NBC Sports Group presents live Rugby Sevens action from the annual Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship from Talen Energy Stadium in Philadelphia, Pa., on NBC and NBCSN. Coverage begins on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC with live preliminary-round matches, followed by live coverage on NBCSN at 5 p.m. ...

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ESPN & USA Ultimate Reach Multi-Year Deal

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USA Ultimate, the national governing body for the sport of ultimate in the United States and proud member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and ESPN announced today a multi-year agreement whereby ESPN will present the sport’s premier event properties, including the Triple Crown Tour. As part of the agreement, ESPN ...

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Is New Sevens Rugby League Built For A Milennial Audience?

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For several years we have heard about the horse race between rugby and lacrosse as the fastest growing team sports in the U.S. Lacrosse has its pro indoor and outdoor leagues and its massive audience for the NCAA Final Four; rugby has the Olympics and the occasional visits from the ...

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Beat The Streets Wrestling Presents Annual Awards At Annual Benefit; $1.2 Million Raised

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Seven area student-athletes and five coaches were honored Wednesday night at the annual Beat the Streets benefit, following the freestyle matches in Times Square that afternoon and evening. A total of $1.2 million was raised for the organization, which works directly with the New York City Department of Education in ...

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Branson, Wittenberg And Fun And Games…

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Even Sir Richard Branson is getting into eSports? Well sorta. On Thursday Branson and Virgin Sport Mary Wittenberg formally kicked off their first U.S. event push in San Francisco, with a press event to get Virgin Sports San Francisco off and running, and the former New York Roadrunners CEO hinted ...

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Topps Now To Offer Special Jeter Card on Monday

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Topps, through its ToppsNow partnership with MLB, will issue a special card Monday for fans to commemorate Derek Jeter’s number retirement on Sunday at Yankee Stadium prior to the game vs. the Houston Astros. The card, which will be available on topps.com for 24 hours, will show all the images ...

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2017 Beat The Streets Benefit To Stream Live On FloWrestling Wednesday, May 17

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For the third straight year FloSports is excited to announce that FloWrestling (www.flowrestling.org) will once again live stream the Beat The Streets New York City event, Wednesday, May 17, from Times Square. This year’s event will feature wrestlers from three Beat the Streets’ city programs in addition to the featured ...

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