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7th Annual Povich Symposium Looks at Local Sports

November 14, 2012
Contacts: 

David Ottalini dottalin@umd.edu 301-405-4076


WHAT:
The 7th Annual Shirley Povich Symposium: "Our Sports: A Look at the Area Sports Scene."

Download the Program (pdf)
WHEN:
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 starting at 7:00 p.m.
WHERE:
Grand Ballroom, Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland
STREAMING EVENT: Watch (requires the Silverlight plugin)
BACKGROUND:
This year's Shirley Povich Symposium will feature a wide-ranging discussion looking at the future of sports in the Washington, D.C. region, as well as a nostalgic look at regional sports history.

The panel includes:

Gary Williams '68
Former Maryland basketball coach

Scott Van Pelt
ESPN's SportsCenter and "The Scott Van Pelt Show"

Michael Wilbon
ABC-TV, ESPN's "Pardon the Interruption" co-host and ESPN columnist

Randy Boe
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Monumental Sports and Entertainment

Kevin Byrne
Senior Vice President for Public and Community Relations, Baltimore Ravens

Mark Ein
Owner, Washington Kastles

Lara Potter
Vice President, Managing Director for Communications and Brand Development, Washington Nationals

Jason Levien
Part-owner, D.C. United and Philadelphia 76ers

Jill Sorenson
Commentator, Comcast SportsNet

Tony Wyllie
SeniorVice President of Communications, Washington Redskins

MEDIA:
Media coverage is welcome.
Parking is available in Lot Z (free) or in the Union Lane Garage next to the Stamp Student Union (go past Stamp, turn right then left into the garage).
CONTACT:
For more information, contact:
Beth Mechum
Coordinator
Shirly Povich Center for Sports Journalism
301-405-4605

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