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About the Author

Eric Mirlis is a veteran of twenty-five years of the sports world. Most recently, Eric was coordinating producer for Fox Sports, with stops before that at CBS Sports Network,,, the NBA, and the New York Islanders. He was also a talent statistician with multiple networks for hundreds of games, most notably with Kenny Albert on NFL and NHL broadcasts and Marv Albert, Mike Breen, and Ian Eagle on NBA broadcasts. Eric’s first book, Being There: 100 Sports Pros Talk About the Best Sporting Events They Ever Witnessed Firsthand was published by Lyons Press in 2007. He was also host of Mirl On Sports on Long Island’s WGBB radio. Among the events he has worked are six NBA All-Star Games, two Stanley Cup Finals, a Final Four, and the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. Mirlis lives with his family on Long Island.
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