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MadSports Media - Mike Damergis
Former White House Communications Director Kevin Sullivan speaks to Iona graduate students
Iona University alumnus and former White House Communications Director Kevin Sullivan spoke with Sports Media graduate students at his alma mater. Kevin gave invaluable professional and personal advice to the class.
'Elvis' actor Austin Butler talks about preparing for role of the iconic King of Rock
Austin Butler says the pandemic allowed him extra time to prepare for the incredible role of Elvis Presley. Also, on stage at the LA screening were Director Baz Luhrmann and Co-producer and production and costume designer Catherine Martin.
Legends of the Gridiron - Franco Harris, 4-time Super Bowl champion
Gridiron Greats: Franco Harris, Super Bowl 9 MVP Harris ran for 12,120 yards and won four Super Bowl rings with the Steelers in the 1970s, a dynasty that began in earnest when Harris decided to keep running during a last-second heave by Pittsburgh quarterback Terry Bradshaw in a playoff game against Oakland in 1972.
Legends of the Gridiron Walter Payton
Walter Jerry Payton was an American football running back who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time. A nine-time Pro Bowl selection, Payton is remembered as a prolific rusher, once holding records for career rushing yards, touchdowns, carries, yards from scrimmage, all-purpose yards, and many other categories. Payton also retired with the most receptions by a non-receiver, and he had eight career touchdown passes.
Legends of the Gridiron Cleveland's Jim Brown
Jim Brown won 4 NFL MVP awards was the all-time leading rusher with 12,312 yards. Brown was more than just a one-of-a-kind running back. He caught passes, returned kickoffs, and even threw three touchdown passes. His 12,312 rushing yards and 15,459 combined net yards put him in a then-class by himself. Jim was a unanimous first-team All-NFL pick eight times, 1957 through 1961, 1963-1965. He played in nine Pro Bowls in nine years and was the game’s outstanding back three times. He closed out his career with a three-touchdown outburst in the 1966 Pro Bowl.
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