Monthly Archives: October 2012

October 25, 2012

George Von Benko, Author, Memory Lane 2 and Sports Talk

George Von Benko, Author, Memory Lane 2 and Sports Talk: You’ve been busy – with two new books – one which came out in June – Memory Lane Volume 2, and one titled Sports Talk that releases in November. Tell readers first about Memory Lane Volume 2 – what it … Read Article →

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October 22, 2012

Andy Simms, Co-Founder, PlayersRep Sports Management

Andy Simms, Co-Founder, PlayersRep Sports Management First, can you let readers know how you got started as an agent and how you helped start PlayersRep in 1997? I was just a 22 year old 1st year law student with a few ideas really.  The long and short of it is simple … Read Article →

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October 18, 2012

Jim O’Brien: Larouche lucky to still be in step with Penguins

Jim O’Brien: Larouche lucky to still be in step with Penguins By Jim O’Brien, Columnnist, Pittsburgh Business Times Pierre Larouche was one of the greatest scorers in the National Hockey League, as a high-flying forward for the Pittsburgh Penguins, the New York Rangers and the Montreal Canadiens.  He scored 50 … Read Article →

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October 16, 2012

Sydney Thornton, Steelers Running Back, 1977-1982

Sydney Thornton: First, how is your health – you had suffered a stroke around five years ago correct? I suffered a massive stroke about five years ago yes. Since then I have been on a steady course of rehabilitation and am keeping the faith. I’m trying to stay up and … Read Article →

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October 15, 2012

What Have You Done Now, Eugene? The Story of Gene Mingo

FORMER DENVER BRONCO AND STEELERS GREAT FINALLY GETS TO TELL HIS STORY Emporia, Kansas–   Football fans, and especially those who are fond of the early days of professional football, will be interested in a new book hitting the shelves this week nation-wide.  Entitled What Have You Done Now, Eugene?  The … Read Article →

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October 15, 2012

Kevin Guilfoile, Author, A Drive Into the Gap

Kevin Guilfoile, Author, A Drive Into the Gap First, can you let readers know what brought you to write this book and how difficult was it for you to write something so personal? Before I became a novelist, I was a creative director at Coudal Partners, which publishes the popular … Read Article →

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October 11, 2012

RIP Beano Cook: 2011 PSDB Interview with Beano Cook

Beano Cook (September 26,  2011): First, can you let readers know how you got started as a broadcaster and what experiences  helped you along the way? I got into broadcasting by luck. Roone Arledge, then president of ABC Sports, hired me to be in the studio for the Scoreboard show and … Read Article →

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October 05, 2012

Matt Rippin, Harlequins Rugby Youth Programs Coordinator

Matt Rippin: First, can you tell readers how you became the coordinator for the Harlequin’s youth programs and what that entails?   I played for the Harlequins until I was about 27. Every member of the Rugby Football Club (that’s the team itself) is expected to contribute to the Rugby … Read Article →

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October 01, 2012

Interview with Founders of Steel City Buzz

Founders of Steel City Buzz What are your backgrounds and how did you come up with the SCB concept? Bill Hinchey – Rob Phillips and I went to 1st grade together in Elizabeth Township just outside of McKeesport and we’ve been friends ever since.   Rob’s background is selling data services … Read Article →

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