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N.Y. Coach teams up with N.Y. CEO to change way sports fans enjoy basketball; creating revenue generating VR experiences

New York – October 10, 2014 – “Fans will no longer ‘watch’ their favorite teams, they will ‘experience’ the game. It’s as if they were actually at the event,” confirms legendary and eminent N.Y. Coach Jim Boeheim, long time Syracuse U. Coach heading NCAA and Olympic Gold Medal championship teams. The Coach is opening the doors to his personal basketball ... Read More »

Heisman Rankings: Week 5

By Nicholas DeLorenzo, FBS Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (Sportsnetwork.com) – There’s not much shifting in the Heisman Trophy rankings this week, with most of the favorites continuing to put up standout performances to separate themselves from the pack. 1. Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon — Even with the Ducks on a bye this past weekend, nothing changes at the top. Mariota has ... Read More »

Fairfield University to honor broadcast icons Verne Lundquist and Bill Raftery

FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY TO HONOR BROADCAST ICONS VERNE LUNDQUIST AND BILL RAFTERY WITH SECOND ANNUAL “STAGS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: LEADER OF THE HERD” FOR LONG & MERITORIOUS SERVICE TO COLLEGE BASKETBALL ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 22, AT GRAND HYATT HOTEL IN NEW YORK CITY ***Noted Fairfield Alums Mark Beckwith, Diane Oakley to be honored with Distinguished Service Awards*** New York, September 9—Two iconic college basketball broadcasters – CBS Sports play-by-play announcer Verne Lundquist and his longtime partner at ... Read More »

FEATURE STORY: InfraScanner – Concussion Awareness and Advocacy Tool

By Janine McGowan, Contributing Writer New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) – Last season, a 16-year-old New York prep football player died following a helmet-to-helmet collision. Damon Janes walked to the sidelines, collapsed and was taken to a local hospital. After 3 hours, a CT scan showed bleeding in his brain and he was then transported to a trauma hospital which was 2 ... Read More »

Boyd Hopes to Return to Blackbirds

By Richard Kagan For Julian Boyd, his college basketball career may begin in January and end in March. Boyd, a Northeast Conference Player of the Year a few years ago, is attempting to return to action from a second anterior cruciate ligament surgery on his right knee. Last season, in the eighth game, Boyd suffered his first torn ACL after ... Read More »