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Sports Matters 2017

February 22, 2017

Sports Matters (Panel 1)

Sports Matters (Panel 1)

The Newhouse Sports Media Center hosted Sports Matters, a daylong symposium examining current issues in sports media, on Feb. 22, 2017, on campus. Participants in this panel included: Jason Dumas ’11, sports director, WHAG-TV, Hagerstown, Maryland; Patti Kleinman-Fallick ’78, senior director, broadcast operations, United States Tennis Association; Erika Wachter ’12, sports reporter, Fox 5 New York; and John Wildhack ’80, director of Athletics, Syracuse University. Simon Perez, assistant professor of broadcast and digital journalism at the Newhouse School, was moderator.

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Sports Matters (Panel 2)

Sports Matters (Panel 2)

The Newhouse Sports Media Center hosted Sports Matters, a daylong symposium examining current issues in sports media, on Feb. 22, 2017, on campus. Participants in this panel included: Ahmed Fareed ’02, sports anchor, Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area; Dale Hansen, sports director, WFAA-TV Dallas-Ft. Worth; Karl Ravech, host, ESPN, William C. Rhoden, retired columnist, The New York Times; and Claire Smith, coordinating editor, Universal News Group, ESPN. Joel Kaplan, associate dean for professional graduate studies at the Newhouse School, was moderator.

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Sports Matters (Panel 3)

Sports Matters (Panel 3)

The Newhouse Sports Media Center hosted Sports Matters, a daylong symposium examining current issues in sports media, on Feb. 22, 2017, on campus. Participants in this panel included: Cary Chow, host/anchor/reporter, ESPN and ESPN.com; Kimberley A. Martin G’06, New York Jets beat writer, Newsday; Dave McMenamin ’05, Cleveland Cavaliers beat writer, ESPN.com; and Sarina Morales ’08, morning host, “SportsCenter,” ESPN. Anne Osborne, associate professor of communications at the Newhouse School, was moderator.

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ESPN’s Sean McDonough ’84 – Voice of Monday Night Football

November 29, 2016

Sean McDonough '84 - Nov. 29, 2016

Sean McDonough '84 - Nov. 29, 2016

ESPN play-by-play commentator Sean McDonough ’84 spoke at the Newhouse School at Syracuse University Nov. 29, 2016, as a guest of the Newhouse Sports Media Center. McDonough, a Newhouse alumnus, was named the voice of ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” in 2016.

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Coach Jim Boeheim on Sports Media

September 29, 2016

Newhouse Sports Media Center Hosts Jim Boeheim

Newhouse Sports Media Center Hosts Jim Boeheim

Newhouse Sports Media Center hosts legendary coach Jim Boeheim - Thursday, September 29, 2016

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2016 Marty Glickman Award for Leadership in Sports Media

July 25, 2016

2016 Glickman Award Ceremony pt 1

2016 Glickman Award Ceremony pt 1

Greeting & Dean Branham’s Welcome

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2016 Glickman Award Ceremony pt 2

2016 Glickman Award Ceremony pt 2

Introduction & Jason Benetti

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2016 Glickman Award Ceremony pt 9

2016 Glickman Award Ceremony pt 9

Sean McDonough

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Sports Matters 2016

February 24, 2016

The Face of the Future in Sports Media—who will it be and how will it be done?

The Face of the Future in Sports Media—who will it be and how will it be done?

Panelists include:

- Robert Lipsyte, sports writer, columnist, author and former ESPN ombudsman;
- Jodi Logsdon '03, news director and coordinating producer, CBS Sports;
- Raul Martinez G'04, sports reporter/anchor, KDVR Fox Denver;
- Robert Ford '01, radio play-by-play announcer, Houston Astros.

Dean Lorraine Branham will moderate.

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How do you tell a reporter and analyst from a commentator from a spokesperson and does it matter?

How do you tell a reporter and analyst from a commentator from a spokesperson and does it matter?

Panelists include:

- Chris Broussard, analyst and sports writer, ESPN and ABC;
- Jim Axelrod, anchor and correspondent, CBS News/60 Minutes Sports;
- Kelly Saco '12, in-game reporter, Miami Marlins and University of Miami;
- Ron Wechsler G'93, senior vice president for original programming and development, NBC Sports Group.

Joel Kaplan, associate dean in the Newhouse School, will moderate.

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Covering Women's Sports—why is it important and how should it be done?

Covering Women's Sports—why is it important and how should it be done?

Panelists include:

- Vera Jones '88, G'91, analyst, Big Ten Network;
- Chris Hannan '95, executive vice president of communications and integration, Fox Sports;
- Josh Barnett '94, director of content, USA Today Sports;
- Laurie Orlando '87, senior vice president of talent strategy, CBS News.

Anne Osborne, associate professor of communications in the Newhouse School, will moderate.

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Beth Mowins

November 4, 2015

Dick Stockton

October 28, 2015

Dick Stockton  - Oct. 28, 2015

Dick Stockton - Oct. 28, 2015

Legendary play-by-play announcer Dick Stockton '64 visited the Newhouse School and spoke to students and other guests about his career in sports broadcasting. His visit was sponsored by the Newhouse Sports Media Center (http://newhousesports.syr.edu).

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Sports Matters Fall 2015

October 14, 2015

Newhouse Sports Media Center: Sports Matters panel (Oct. 2015)

Newhouse Sports Media Center: Sports Matters panel (Oct. 2015)

The second annual Sports Matters program, sponsored by the Newhouse Sports Media Center in partnership with Syracuse University Los Angeles (SULA), was held Oct.14, 2015 at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills.

Panelists included Andrew Siciliano ’96, host of Direct TV's Red Zone Channel and NFL Network programming; Olivia Stomski ’01, coordinating producer for ProAngle Media; CJ Silas ‘90, host of the CJ Silas Show on ESPN Radio – San Luis Obispo; and Roy Hamilton, senior vice president of talent development and planning with Fox Sports 1.

With John Nicholson, director of the Newhouse Sports Media Center, as moderator, they discussed topics of current interest in sports media, such as coverage of the Lamar Odom situation which had just broken that day, multiple roles for sports writers and reporters in media and coverage of controversial issues in sports.

The audience, made up of SULA students and Southern California alumni, joined in the question-and-answer session that followed.

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2015 Marty Glickman Award

August 17, 2015

Newhouse Sports Media Center: Tribute to Marty Glickman '39

Newhouse Sports Media Center: Tribute to Marty Glickman '39

Tribute to Syracuse University alumnus Marty Glickman ’39, a pioneer in sports broadcasting. Glickman’s legacy marks the beginning of the Newhouse School’s reputation for turning out more talented sports journalists than any other program in the country, leading Syracuse University to be hailed by Sports Illustrated as an “incubator” of American sportscasters.

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Sports Matters Spring 2015

February 25, 2015

Sports Matters symposium;

Sports Matters symposium; "Sports Content and Message: Who Controls Them and How?" panel

Syracuse University’s Newhouse Sports Media Center hosted a daylong symposium examining current issues in sports and sports media on Wednesday, Feb. 25. “Sports Matters,” included three panel discussions. The third, "Sports Content and Message: Who Controls Them and How?" included the following panelists:

Kevin Cooper ’01 (director of communications, Houston Texans)

John Garcia Jr. G’10 (regional recruiting analyst, FOX Sports/Scout.com)

Joe Giansante (executive senior associate athletics director/chief communications officer/external affairs, Syracuse University Athletics)

Phillip Hochberg ’61 (sports media lawyer)

Kimberley A. Martin G’06 (New York Jets beat writer, Newsday)

Jason Benetti ’05, ESPN play-by-play announcer and Newhouse adjunct, will moderate.

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Sports Matters symposium;

Sports Matters symposium; "Covering Domestic Violence Issues: Have Sports Media Done Enough?" panel

Syracuse University’s Newhouse Sports Media Center hosted a daylong symposium examining current issues in sports and sports media on Wednesday, Feb. 25. “Sports Matters,” three panel discussions. The second, "Covering Domestic Violence Issues: Have Sports Media Done Enough?" featured the following panelists:

Jon Frankel ’86 (correspondent, HBO Real Sports)

Don McPherson ’87 (activist and sportscaster)

Keri Potts ’98, G’99 (senior director of PR, ESPN)

CJ Silas ’90 (host, ESPN Radio San Luis Obispo and author, “No Girls Allowed: The Jock and Jill Mentality of Sports Broadcasting”)

Anne Osborne, associate professor of communications at the Newhouse School, will moderate

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Sports Matters symposium;

Sports Matters symposium; "Ethics in Sports Media: Is It OK to Lie?" panel

Syracuse University’s Newhouse Sports Media Center hosted a daylong symposium examining current issues in sports and sports media on Wednesday, Feb. 25. “Sports Matters,” three panel discussions. The first, "Ethics in Sports Media: Is It OK to Lie?" featured the following panelists:

Lynne Adrine (veteran producer/director, ABC News and director, Newhouse’s Washington Capstone program)

Marcus Hayes ’90 (sports columnist, Philadelphia Daily News)

Scott Pioli G’05 (assistant general manager, Atlanta Falcons)

Shalise Manza Young ’99 (New England Patriots beat writer, The Boston Globe)

Joel Kaplan, Newhouse associate dean for professional graduate studies, will moderate

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Why Sports Matters 2014

October 15, 2014

Making the Calls: The State of Diversity in Sports Media in 2014

February 6, 2014

Making the Calls: The State of Diversity in Sports Media in 2014 (Panel 1 of 4)

Making the Calls: The State of Diversity in Sports Media in 2014 (Panel 1 of 4)

"Making the Calls: The State of Diversity in Sports Media in 2014" - a daylong forum sponsored by the Newhouse Sports Media Center at Syracuse University on Feb. 6, 2014.

This panel, "Management/Decision makers" included Virgil Smith (Gannett), Jason Murray (Syracuse Media Group), Roy Hamilton (Fox Sports Media) and Gerry Matalon (ESPN). Professor Steve Davis served as moderator. More information: http://bit.ly/NQa1gR

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Making the Calls: The State of Diversity in Sports Media in 2014 (Panel 2 of 4)

Making the Calls: The State of Diversity in Sports Media in 2014 (Panel 2 of 4)

"Making the Calls: The State of Diversity in Sports Media in 2014" - a daylong forum sponsored by the Newhouse Sports Media Center at Syracuse University on Feb. 6, 2014.

This panel, "Journalists/Broadcast, Print and Online" was moderated by Associate Dean Joel Kaplan and included Beth Long (scout.com, Chicago Sun-Times), Anish Shroff (ESPN), Natalie Pierre (Tallahassee Democrat) and Howard Chen (CSN Houston). More information: http://bit.ly/1mtnF8H

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Making the Calls: The State of Diversity in Sports Media in 2014 (Panel 3 of 4)

Making the Calls: The State of Diversity in Sports Media in 2014 (Panel 3 of 4)

"Making the Calls: The State of Diversity in Sports Media in 2014" - a daylong forum sponsored by the Newhouse Sports Media Center at Syracuse University on Feb. 6, 2014.

This panel, "Advocates/Professionals Working for Diversity in Sports Media," was moderated by Associate Dean Hub Brown and included Sinhue Mendoza (Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement), Ron Thomas (Morehouse College, NABJ), Chris Kluwe (former NFL punter/social activist), Neal Powless (SU Native Student Program, Onondaga Nation) and Nick Wright (CBS Sports Radio Houston). More information: http://bit.ly/1mtnF8H

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Making the Calls: The State of Diversity in Sports Media in 2014 (Panel 4 of 4)

Making the Calls: The State of Diversity in Sports Media in 2014 (Panel 4 of 4)

"Making the Calls: The State of Diversity in Sports Media in 2014" - a daylong forum sponsored by the Newhouse Sports Media Center at Syracuse University on Feb. 6, 2014.

This panel, "Women's Issues/ A Particular Perspective," was moderated by Dean Lorraine Branham and included Donna Ditota (Syracuse Media Group), Emanuel Adjekum (Fox Sports), Kathy Kudravi (Association for Women in Sports Media) and Don McPherson (Athlete, Social Activist, Feminist). More information: http://bit.ly/1mtnF8H

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Glickman Documentary

November 13, 2013

"Glickman" Q & A with Dave Cohen & Jim Freedman

Nov. 13, 2013: The Newhouse Sports Media Center and Hillel at Syracuse University co-hosted a screening of the HBO Documentary Film "Glickman," which chronicles the life and career of sportscasting pioneer Marty Glickman, a 1939 alumnus of Syracuse University. A Q&A with sportscaster "Coney Island" Dave Cohen '72 and director Jim Freedman followed the screening.

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2013 Marty Glickman Award

August 24, 2013

Bob Costas '74 accepts the Glickman Award

Bob Costas '74 accepts the Glickman Award

On August 24, 2013, the Newhouse School presented the first Marty Glickman Award for Sports Leadership to alumnus Bob Costas '74, one of the most prominent sportscasters in the business. The award was presented at an event in New York City that also marked the launch of the Newhouse Sports Media Center and the premiere of the HBO Documentary Film "Glickman."

Named for SU alumnus Marty Glickman '39, a pioneer in sports broadcasting, "The Marty" will be presented annually by the Newhouse School to recognize excellence in the field of sports media. Recipients will reflect the signature qualities of integrity, innovation and commitment to mentoring that marked Glickman's career.

(video by WCNY)

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Memories of Marty

Memories of Marty

Newhouse alumni and prominent sportscasters Bob Costas '74 and Marv Albert '63, along with James Freedman, director of the HBO Documentary Film "Glickman," discuss memories of SU alumnus Marty Glickman '39, a pioneer in sports broadcasting.

The discussion took place at a special event hosted by the Newhouse School in New York City on August 24, 2013, when the school presented Costas with the Marty Glickman Award for Leadership in Sports Media and celebrated the launch of the Newhouse Sports Media Center. The event also marked the premiere of "Glickman."

(video by WCNY)

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