2012 Shirley Povich Symposium

Our Sports: A Look at the Area Sports Scene

The 2012 Shirley Povich Symposium feature a wide-ranging discussion of the future of sports in this region, as well as a nostalgic look at our sports history.

The panel included Gary Williams ’68 (former Maryland basketball coach), Scott Van Pelt (ESPN’s SportsCenter and “The Scott Van Pelt Show”), Randy Boe (Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Monumental Sports and Entertainment), Kevin Byrne (Senior Vice President for Public and Community Relations, Baltimore Ravens), Mark Ein (Owner, Washington Kastles), Lara Potter (Vice President, Managing Director for Communications and Brand Development, Washington Nationals), Jill Sorenson (Commentator, Comcast SportsNet) and Tony Wyllie (Senior Vice President, Communications, Washington Redskins).

The event was moderated by Maury Povich.

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Philip Merrill College of Journalism Dean Lucy Dalglish speaks prior to the event.

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Philip Merrill College of Journalism Dean Lucy Dalglish speaks prior to the event.

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Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism's Director George Solomon introduces the panel.

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Panelists settle into their seats before beginning.

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Maury Povich moderated the event.

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Jill Sorenson and Scott Van Pelt are introduced.

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Mark Ein is introduced.

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Randy Boe listens to other panelists.

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Gary Williams waits to speak.

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Kevin Byrne and Gary Williams happy to be panelists.

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Kevin Byrne laughing during the panel discussion.

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Lara Potter enjoying her time as a panelist.

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Lara Potter enjoying her time as a panelist.

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Tony Wyllie is introduced.

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Tony Wyllie is introduced.

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Gary Williams answers a question.

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Gary Williams answers a question.

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Panelists talk about the local sports scene.

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Gary Williams talking to the audience.

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Kevin Byrne and Gary Williams enjoying a good laugh.

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Panelists listening to Gary Williams.

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Panelists being very attentive to one another.

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The audience listens to Scott Van Pelt address sports questions.

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Kevin Byrne addresses a question.

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Kevin Byrne answers a question.

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Kevin Byrne answers a question.

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Kevin Byrne answers a question.

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Tony Wyllie answers a question from Maury Povich.

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Hundreds of people showed up to the event.

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Lara Potter addresses a question.

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Mark Ein answers a question.

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Jill Sorenson answers a question.

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Jill Sorenson answers a question.

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Randy Boe answers a question.

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Randy Boe addresses the audience.

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Scott Van Pelt listens to other panelist.

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Scott Van Pelt talks about the sports industry.

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Scott Van Pelt talks about the sports industry.

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Scott Van Pelt talks about the sports industry.

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Jill Sorenson answers a question.

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Jill Sorenson answers a question.

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Tony Wyllie answers a question while Maury Povich listens.

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Maury Povich and Tony Wyllie enjoy a laugh between questions.

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Lara Potter answers a question.

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Mark Ein answers a question.

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Mark Ein answers one of Maury Povich's questions.

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Panelists address a question.

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Panelists discussing the local sports scene.

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Panelists listen to a question from an audience member.

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Jill Sorenson and Lara Potter talk after the event.

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Scott Van Pelt and Mark Ein talk after the event.

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Gary Williams after the event.

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Scott Van Pelt talks to a few audience members after the event.

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Mark Ein after the event.

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