Hank Aaron News

Bob Marchinetti Launches PIRATE GOLD: THE 1960 SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014


'Profiles of the Game' eBook is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

VERO BEACH, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Vero Beach resident captures memorable sports momentsin new 'Profiles of the Game' book. (more...)

2014 Topps Baseball Series 1 is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ This season, more than ever before, Major League Baseball is experiencing an explosion of young talent, a changing of the guard; as rookies and young stars are making a bigger impact on the league than ever before. (more...)

ESPN.com to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Hank Aaron's Record-Breaking Homer
by TV News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

ESPN.com is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron's record-breaking 715th home run with a special reenactment titled Aaron's 715: Live in 2014. (more...)

'Always Something Left to Love...' Meet the Full Company of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 07, 2014

Previews begin tomorrow night, Saturday, March 8, for the return to Broadway of Tony Award-winner and two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington, starring as Walter Lee Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN. This new production begins previews nearly 55 years to the day that A RAISIN IN THE SUN had its Broadway premiere (March 11, 1959) at the same theatre, the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - CBS Goes Behind-the-Scenes of the NBA in SUMMER DREAMS
by - Mar 05, 2014

SUMMER DREAMS, a new two-hour special that follows the players, personalities and behind-the-scenes drama at the National Basketball Association's (NBA) official Summer League, will be broadcast Saturday, March 15 on CBS. (more...)

NBA Special SUMMER DREAMS to Air 3/15 on CBS
by TV News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

SUMMER DREAMS, a new two-hour special that follows the players, personalities and behind-the-scenes drama at the National Basketball Association's (NBA) official Summer League, will be broadcast Saturday, March 15 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - CBS's Behind-the-Scenes Look at NBA SUMMER DREAMS
by TV News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

SUMMER DREAMS, a new two-hour special that follows the players, personalities and behind-the-scenes drama at the National Basketball Association's (NBA) official Summer League will air this March. (more...)

Jessica Sanchez & More Set for Radio Disney's FA-LA-LA-LIDAYS Events
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

This holiday season Radio Disney, the #1 radio network for kids, tweens and families, brings the biggest names in kids' music to kids and families across the country with 'Fa-la-la-lidays' events, beginning THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ASSASSINS Hit Their Mark
by Paul Batterson - Nov 01, 2013

The Red Herring Productions' choice to stage Stephen Sondheim's ASSASSINS at the Riffe Center Studio One Theater couldn't have been more ironic. Less than a gunshot away from a stoic statue of William McKinley, Leon Czolgosz (played by Jay Rittberger) will assassinate McKinley for seven times between Oct. 31 and Nov. 9 and earn applause for it. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Neil Sedaka Attends Friars Tribute Show
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 29, 2013

Friar Neil Sedaka, wife Leba and daughter Dara were in the Frank Sinatra Room of the Friars Club last night to attend a Tribute Show to Connie Francis and Neil Sedaka. Jenna Esposito and Jim Van Slyke performed the hit songs of Connie & Neil and the show was produced by Jeff Leibowitz, Laura Slutsky and Jenna. Friar Bill Boggs hosted. A special Tribute Menu was presented by Friars Chef Anatoly Veksler. It consisted of "Stupid Cupid Vegetables, Mama's Potato Crusted Brook Trout, Roasted Loin of Veal Is Hard To Do, Artichoke & Peppers On Your Collar Chicken Breast and Where The Chocoholics Are Pyramid." Connie Francis was present via a wonderful video message. An emotional highlight of the evening was when Neil was "coaxed" to take the piano bench. He sang a song he wrote for his cousin who recently passed away..Eydie Gorme. (more...)

Photo Flash: Harrison Ford & More Attend Red Carpet Premiere of '42'
by Movies News Desk - Apr 10, 2013

The stars came out for the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures '42' last night. The event was held at LA's famed Chinese Theatre. Among those in attendance were Harrison Ford, Chadwick Boseman, Alyssa Milano and Glee's Naya Rivera. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Fantasia Among Performers on TV One's 21st Annual TRUMPET AWARDS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2013

TV One will premiere the 21st Annual Trumpet Awards, hosted by TV and Radio One personality Rickey Smiley and acclaimed actress Essence Atkins on Easter Sunday, March 31, 8PM/ET, with an encore presentation at 11 PM/ET. (more...)

Fantasia Among Performers on TV One's 21st Annual TRUMPET AWARDS, 3/31
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2013

TV One will premiere the 21st Annual Trumpet Awards, hosted by TV and Radio One personality Rickey Smiley and acclaimed actress Essence Atkins on Easter Sunday, March 31, 8PM/ET, with an encore presentation at 11 PM/ET. (more...)

Dancing with the Stars: Live in Las Vegas to Open April 14 at Tropicana Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2012

Fresh off of its Season 14 launch, Dancing with the Stars, ABC's leading entertainment show, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, is bringing a production exclusively to the New Tropicana Las Vegas. The live show, directed by Amy Tinkham and choreographed by Australian sensation Jason Gilkison, kicks off a 12-week run beginning Saturday, April 14. (more...)

Blair Underwood Among Presenters at TV One's TRUMPET AWARDS, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2012

TV One will premiere the 20th Annual Trumpet Awards, hosted by award-winning comedian, singer and actor Wayne Brady Easter Sunday, April 8 from 8-10 PM ET, repeating from 10 PM - midnight. (more...)

Blair Underwood Among Presenters at TV One's TRUMPET AWARDS, 4/8
by TV News Desk - Apr 05, 2012

TV One will premiere the 20th Annual Trumpet Awards, hosted by award-winning comedian, singer and actor Wayne Brady Easter Sunday, April 8 from 8-10 PM ET, repeating from 10 PM - midnight. (more...)

Hank Aaron Feature Film Biopic in the Works
by Movies News Desk - Apr 04, 2012

As first reported on EW.com, producers Mike Tollin ('Varsity Blues,' 'Coach Carter') and Glenn Rigberg ('Struck By Lightning') have obtained the rights to make a feature film biopic of legendary baseball player Henry 'Hank' Aaron. Highlights of Aarons' fabled career included breaking the decades-long home run record set by Babe Ruth. (more...)

NBA's Jalen Rose to Be Featured on ABC's BALL BOYS, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2012

A visit by former NBA great Jalen Rose, plus one of the world's largest football collections highlight the new sports-oriented reality series BALL BOYS, Saturday, March 31 on ABC. (more...)

Metropolitan Museum to Host Panel Discussion and Performance by The Baseball Projec
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2012

An Evening of Baseball History and Music, an event celebrating both the new installation Breaking the Color Barrier in Major League Baseball, and the Met's permanent baseball card collection, will be hosted by the Museum's Spectrum Initiative on Friday evening, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. The event, which will be held in the Museum's Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, will feature a panel discussion with sportswriters and baseball insiders on topics ranging from the racial integration of the major leagues to the history and evolution of baseball card collecting. The discussion will be followed by a baseball-themed musical performance by indie-rock "supergroup" The Baseball Project. The event is timed to coincide with the beginning of the 2012 baseball season and Jackie Robinson Day in Major League Baseball, which will be celebrated on April 15. (more...)

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