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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.

SodaStream Campaigns To Add Cannonballs And Bellyflops To Rio 2016 Olympic Diving Events

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Well, this is fun… Bubbly sparkling water brand SodaStream (yes, I have one) has posted a Change.org petition to add two backyard pool favorites to the Olympic diving lineup next month… the “Belly Flop” and the “Cannon Ball.” It’s part of a sweepstakes that can earn winners the Grand Prize ...

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Univision Deportes Tops Cable Sports Nets For June

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Univision Deportes, the multimedia sports division of Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), today announced that UDN (Univision Deportes Network) ranks as the No. 1 cable sports network in primetime among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Men 18-49 and Men 18-34 for the month of June. The four-year old network outperformed ESPN, ESPN2, ...

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MLB Network to feature live & new original programming throughout All-Star Week

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Unparalleled behind-the-scenes access to MLB All-Stars, plus two live games featuring baseball’s best prospects and two new documentaries will be featured in MLB Network’s programming throughout Major League Baseball’s 2016 All-Star Week. Originating from San Diego’s Petco Park, MLB Network’s Greg Amsinger, three-time All-Star Sean Casey, Mark DeRosa, Peter Gammons, ...

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Shannon Spake Joins FOX Sports

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FOX Sports announces the addition of veteran sports reporter Shannon Spake, who joins the network as a sideline reporter for its college football and college basketball coverage and serves as a member of its NASCAR broadcast team on pit road and in the NASCAR RACE HUB studio. Spake also will ...

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Nickelodeon’s ‘Soccer Superstar’ Season Two Premieres Friday

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The search is on for the best teen female soccer player in the U.S. in an all-new season of Soccer Superstar, a NickSports reality competition series, premiering Friday, July 15, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nicktoons.  Hosted by gold medalist Heather Mitts, the second season of the series follows 12 ...

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Topps Now Hits UFC 200

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Topps is bringing its popular TOPPS NOW™ program to the UFC beginning with UFC 200. The Topps.com-exclusive product will showcase amazing bouts and top moments. The physical trading cards will be available for a pre-sale for UFC 200 starting today. The cards will feature the winners of the big fights, ...

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NBC To Present Most Olympic Coverage Ever From Rio

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The networks and digital platforms of NBCUniversal will present an unprecedented 6,755 hours of programming for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this August, NBC Olympics announced today. NBC will broadcast 260.5 hours of Olympic programming, including coverage of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, swimming, ...

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National Indoor Football League Gears Up to Take the Field

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The National Indoor Football League (“NIFL”) has begun organizing the more than 34 teams it will have around the country. This month the NIFL will announce its first football team, which is expected to be announced in Dallas, Texas. NIFL management claims that it will take advantage of, and leverage, ...

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United Airlines and Tribeca Digital Studios Team Up on Exclusive Documentary

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For thousands of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls, the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games represent the pinnacle of athletic achievement and the culmination of a lifetime of hard work and sacrifice. Today, customers on United flight 408 from Newark Liberty to Chicago O’Hare will get a surprise screening of ...

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Amazon Original Series All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals Premieres on Prime Video on July 1

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Amazon has announced All or Nothing, an Amazon Original Series produced by NFL Films, will premiere on Prime Video on July 1 in the U.S., and that Jon Hamm (Mad Men) will narrate. The first season of the docu-series follows the Arizona Cardinals’ 2015 season, from the draft through the ...

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