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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.

ESports And Gaming Advisory Business Gets Deeper With New Business Launch

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eSports remains the Wild West, with companies looking for the best way in but knowing very little. A new advisory business launched today with the hopes of bringing some sanity to all aspects of the fast-growing platform, from events to the college space. ReKTGlobal, Inc., announced a business expansion with ...

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Unikrn and Betgenius Partner to Create Immersive Live Esports Betting Platform

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Betgenius, the global leader in providing sportsbook technology to regulated bookmakers and lotteries, today announced a landmark agreement with Unikrn, the world’s leading esports bookmaker. Betgenius will provide Unikrn with a captivating in-play betting product, featuring fully automated prices for thousands of live events, including all major League of Legends, ...

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Samsung, MLB Virtual Reality Content Partnership Brings Fans Closer to the Game

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“Through our partnership with MLB, we’re taking sports entertainment to a new level as we continue to explore what’s possible with VR,” said Michael Schmier, vice president of content and services, Samsung Electronics America. “Now, with Samsung Gear VR, fans all over the world will be transported right into the ...

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Nickelodeon To Premiere Season Two Of The Dude Perfect Show On Saturday, July 22

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The trick-shot brotherhood that is Dude Perfect are bringing their action-packed challenges to Nickelodeon in an all-new season of the comedy-sports series, The Dude Perfect Show, premiering on Saturday, July 22 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT). Comprised of five best friends—Tyler Toney, Cody Jones, Garrett Hilbert, twins Coby and Cory Cotton, ...

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Mayweather Gets First Topps Card

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As boxing champ Floyd Mayweather prepares to go after his 50th career victory, Topps is getting set to release its first trading card of the undefeated fighter. Mayweather will have his first Topps cards, including an autographed version, in 2017 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball, which releases on July 19. ...

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Rodriguez, Mulder, Hoffman, Smoltz Talk Baseball, Golf

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Hall of Famers Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez and John Smoltz and perennial All-Stars Mark Mulder and Trevor Hoffman talked some baseball—and golf—on a media teleconference today in advance of their participation in the American Century Championships, taking place in Lake Tahoe, July 14-16. The newly-minted Cooperstown inductee Rodriguez had a few ...

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EPIX Announces Slate Of New Original Specials

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Premium television network EPIX®, an MGM company, today announced a roster of all-new original offerings to premiere this year: documentaries Foreman and Danica as well as comedy special Anjelah Johnson: Mahalo & Goodnight. “EPIX is proud to continue its long-standing tradition of delivering thought provoking, insightful documentaries and specials to ...

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Jets First NFL Team To Fly With New Mobile Fan Program

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While fans and media members grumble about a Jets players fire sale that will keep them in a rebuild mode next fall, the team continues to press ahead with fan and tech-friendly programs that can and should appeal to a casual and less traditional demo. The latest came about Thursday ...

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Phelps To Be Honored With Legend Award At Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2017

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American competitive swimmer and most decorated Olympian of all time Michael Phelps has been chosen by Nickelodeon to receive the Legend Award at this year’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2017. Phelps, who has garnered 28 total medals, will receive the award in recognition of his world record-breaking achievements, unrivaled talent and ...

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2017 Topps® Baseball Series 2 Releases with Autographs, Relic Cards and Ultra-Hot Rookie Cards

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With the 2017 Major League Baseball season heating up, The Topps Company, the exclusive trading card partner of MLB, is thrilled to release 2017 Topps® Baseball Series 2, the continuation of its MLB flagship brand – which hits shelves today. Topps Baseball Series 2 includes cards of top stars, incredible ...

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