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Marine Week Boston, 2010: Bell-Boeing MV-22B Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft taking off from Boston Common

Lancaster Scene: Sports calendar and listings from across the area – LancasterOnline

Lancaster Scene: Sports calendar and listings from across the areaLancasterOnlineThe Elks Hoop Shoot contest, a national free-throw event sponsored by the Lancaster Elks Lodge No. 134, will be held today from noon to 3 … Interested and qualified persons should send a resume and letter of interest via email to Zac Kraft, Athletic …

Tony Verna, Inventor Of Instant Replay, Dies At 81 (newsy-allvideos)

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Tony Verna, the TV director and producer who is credited with inventing instant replay in sports broadcasting, has died. He was 81.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Verna died Sunday at his home in Palm Desert, California, **"after a short battle with acute leukemia."**
**"If you watched the game today without replay … You would be unhappy,"** Tony Verna said.

Verna worked in TV production for more than five decades, and it was one innovative idea in the early stages of his career that changed the sports world forever. (Video via Archive of American Television)
Instant replay was first shown in the CBS broadcast of a 1963 Army-Navy college football game in Philadelphia. Working off the cuff, The Times says Verna used a tape machine to replay a pivotal touchdown. (Video via WCAU)
Meanwhile, play-by-play announcer Lindsey Nelson reportedly clarified to viewers, **"This is not live! Ladies and gentlemen, Army did not score again."**
In 2004, Sports Illustrated named Verna's recapturing creation as one of "The 20 Great Tipping Points" of the previous five decades.
Verna spent the majority of his producing and directing career in sports, but he also had a vast resume of news …

Marine Week Boston, 2010: Bell-Boeing MV-22B Osprey cockpit, looking at the entrance to the Boston Common parking garage

David Cruise leaves $167,000 Traffic Court job to be Raimondo's legislative director

PROVIDENCE, R.I. –In an unusual sequence of events, Cruise submitted his resignation to Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul Suttell, less than 24 hours before Raimondo’s swearing-in Tuesday as Rhode Island’s next governor.

Penn State Swimming and Diving Teams Lead Rutgers, Yale – Swimming World Magazine

Penn State Swimming and Diving Teams Lead Rutgers, YaleSwimming World Magazine17 Penn State women's swimming and diving team earned maximum points in three events against Rutgers Friday evening, allowing the Nittany Lions to build a 111-74 lead over the Scarlet Knights after 10 events. Competition will resume Saturday morning at …and more »


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