A lot of us endure setbacks in life, but few are lower than what a 15-year-old aspiring athlete experienced when he heard his mother’s parting words as he walked out the door with his worldly possessions in one small duffel bag: “I wish you’d never been born.” Little did he know, those would be freeing…
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An Athlete’s Journey To Success
Interview with Tom Kansaro, NFL
Do you ever wonder who is responsible for all the communications between players and coaches on the sideline and in the press box? What about the stadium video board and all of the stadiums sound systems? Tom Kansaro is one of 32 people across the NFL who handles this massive job. Check out his interview…
Life After Football: What comes next?
Super Bowl XLIV is a mere memory now. Faint echoes of “Who Dat” ring in our ears. We’ve seen a Brees blow through and we’ve seen the burning Bush. For fans, the season is over and we’re wondering what to do on Sunday afternoons. We could relive the season by watching games of our favorite…
Super Bowl Commercials Play Role in Branding
A few days ago a reporter called and asked how I would advise a professional athlete if he wanted to endorse a hot-button topic in a forum as big as a Super Bowl audience. My answer was not textbook public relations. (I will reveal the outlet and topic upon its publication). The reasons that athletes…
Interview with Jeff Chapman, NFL Statistician
This week Matt Crevin from Voice from the Box interviews Jeff Chapman. Jeff is a top flight statistician for radio and TV broadcasts. With most sports being so numbers driven, Jeff provides detail about his role and what it takes to crunch the numbers and provide the information to the broadcasters.
Interview with Kevin Lynch, Sports Writer
This week Matt Crevin from Voice of the Box interviews writer Kevin Lynch. Kevin has been covering the NFL for 21 years and explains his role as well as the keys to staying current in the ever changing world of sports journalism.