SportsTalk at the PositivePub Monday, August 15, 2011

August 15, 2011
Hosted by Gil Tyree

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Episode Description

Welcome back to SportsTalk at the Positive Pub with your host Gil Tyree! Don’t miss this weeks episode as Gil has a plethora of guests lined up as well as a special trip down memory lane. Sportstalk at thePositivePub will be honoring the life of Nick Charles(CNN/Showtime) and his rise as a ground breaking reporter. Tune as Gil reminisces with Nick’s friend and colleague Steve Farwood from Showtime Boxing discussing the legends stellar career. We also have the pleasure of having Lee Corso (ESPN/College Game Day)along with his son Dan Corso Executive Director of the Atlanta Sports Council spending some time with us.But the guests don’t stop there, were going to have our NFL Insider with us Yahoo Sports own Jason Cole! Now that Football is back Gil and Jason will talk about awild free agency period. You won't want to miss this star studded episode of Sportstalk at the Positive Pub! [[[http://www.positivepub.com/ ] http://www.positivepub.com/]

SportsTalk at the PositivePub

SportsTalk at the PositivePub

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SportsTalk at the PositivePub creates an empowering message for sports fans and non-sports fans alike. We examine sports from a positive, historical, and philosophical perspective. It’s a show that will be caller and interview driven. There will be no negative rants or personal attacks. It provides an outlet for you to express your passion, opinions, and solutions through constructive dialogue. We want to create a healthy conversation through the means of internet radio, social networking, and other technological aspects of an ever changing medium. The show will also provide a news making component. This will not be a show that is slanted or is misrepresented. This program will also promote the positive values of athletes through their foundations and faith based community initiatives.

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Gil Tyree

Gil Tyree

Emmy-award winning TV sportscaster Gil Tyree’s experience includes the NCAA Final Four, Super Bowl XXX, Olympic Features, NASCAR, NBA, MLB, NFL, SEC, NHL, and the Bowl Championship Series. Currently Gil hosts the Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Sports Central show that provides in-depth coverage of Georgia high school football. Gil is also the host for the Texas Pete Hot Sauce Flavor of Football tour, which visits college campuses across the country. Gil has done extensive radio work including contributing to ESPN Radio’s Game Night show.

His community involvement included forming a 100-person plus bike team that raised more than $200,000 for the National MS Society, and founding member of the Arizona Association of Black Journalists. Gil also hosts the 100% Wrong Clubs annual sports banquet in Atlanta, celebrating black college sports.

Gil has participated in hundreds of fundraising dinners and events for organizations such as Upward Bound, the Special Olympics, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University, and mentoring programs at the University of Arizona, University of Georgia, and the Mesa, Arizona-based Friends of the Library. He has hosted telethons for the United Negro College Fund and has helped in fundraising events for the Urban League, the Sullivan Foundations Haitian earthquake relief drive, and the United Blood Services. He also served as the emcee for the Grand Canyon State Games and Special Olympics.

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