Borrelli summit to air on Time Warner Cable

summit panelA panel discussion featuring national figures in athletics and sports journalism pondering the impact of media on sports at SUNY Oswego’s recent Louis A. Borrelli Jr. Media Summit will air multiple times on Time Warner Cable channel 26 in Central New York.

“The Impact of Media on U.S. Sports: Who’s Winning? Media, Teams, Athletes or Fans?” will air at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19; 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20; and 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22.

Panelists are George Bodenheimer, president of ESPN and ABC Sports and co-chairman of Disney Media Networks; Dr. Myles Brand, president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association; Linda Bruno, commissioner of the Atlantic 10 Conference; Bud Poliquin, sports columnist for the Syracuse Post-Standard and co-host of WHEN’s sports talk radio show; and Stuart Robinson, athletic director at SUNY New Paltz.

Linda Cohn, a 1981 graduate of SUNY Oswego and an anchor on ESPN’s SportsCenter, moderates the discussion, which took place Oct. 20 in SUNY Oswego’s Sheldon Hall ballroom.

“The Impact of Media on U.S. Sports” was SUNY Oswego’s second annual Borrelli Media Summit. Borrelli, chief executive officer of NEP Broadcasting and a 1977 graduate of Oswego, committed $150,000 over five years to fund a media summit each autumn to bring students into close contact with leaders in the media industry. On the day of the summit, the guests teach classes and visit with students and faculty before the summit meeting.

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PHOTO CAPTION—Sports summit—Shown, from left, at the Louis A. Borrelli Media Summit debating “The Impact of Media on U.S. Sports: Who’s Winning? Media, Teams, Athletes or Fans?” are panel moderator Linda Cohn, a 1981 graduate of SUNY Oswego and an anchor on ESPN’s SportsCenter, with panelists Stuart Robinson, athletic director at SUNY New Paltz; Dr. Myles Brand, president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association; George Bodenheimer, president of ESPN and ABC Sports and co-chairman of Disney Media Networks; Linda Bruno, commissioner of the Atlantic 10 Conference; and Bud Poliquin, sports columnist for the Syracuse Post-Standard and co-host of WHEN’s sports talk radio show.

(Posted: Nov 15, 2006)

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