Center for Sports Media

In the Media

Seton Hall faculty are regularly featured in national and international media outlets for their academic expertise and ground-breaking research. Below is a sampling of recent media coverage.

Lessons in Leadership: Jane McManus and Nick Matarazzo

Jane McManus, executive director of the Center for Sports Media, discusses a direct connection between young women playing sports and growing their leadership abilities to advance in their industries.

Steve Adubato’s Lessons in Leadership | March 12, 2023

Shockingly, Californians don’t want sports betting

Executive Director of the Center for Sports Media Jane McManus reports on how Golden State voters reject two propositions that would make it legal to gamble on games without leaving the state.

Deadspin | November 10, 2022

Be True to Your School

Alumnus Bill Field reflects on the recent Gala to Inaugurate the Center for Sports Media, as well as his time as an undergraduate at the University.

LinkedIn | September 26, 2022

Jane McManus with Katie Phang

Jane McManus, executive director of the Center for Sports Media, discusses DeShaun Watson's suspension and the Washington Commanders Dan Snyder workplace investigation.

MSNBC | August 9, 2022

Jane McManus on Griner and Female Equity in Sports

On Bloomberg's Business of Sports Podcast, Executive Director of the Center for Sports Media Jane McManus discusses Brittney Griner's imprisonment in Russia and female equity in sports.

Bloomberg Business of Sports | July 14, 2022

US Soccer Equalizes Pay in Milestone with Women, Men

Jane McManus, the inaugural executive director of the Center for Sports Media, is featured in the video coverage of the U.S. Soccer Federation's milestone agreement to pay its men's and women's teams equally.

News 12 NJ | May 18, 2022

The Best Media Discussion Of Jon Gruden Happened In A Virtual Classroom

Barrett Sports Media recaps the recent Sports Media Speaker Series panel discussion, "The Gruden Effect: Examining The Larger Issues." Hosted by Professional-in-Residence B.J. Schecter and former ESPN journalist Bob Ley '76, sports media experts discussed the ramifications of the offensive emails from Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden that were released to the public.

Barrett Sports Media | October 22, 2021

How COVID-19 Will Change Sports Media Forever

B.J. Schecter discusses with Steve Adubato the role of Sports Media today, how it has evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic and how the Sports Media minor at Seton Hall is addressing those changes.

Best of NJ | September 16, 2020

The Evolution of Sports Media

College of Communication and the Arts Professional-in-Residence B.J. Schecter featured on One-on-One with Steve Adubato to discuss the current state of Sports Media and how Seton Hall's students are part of the changing landscape.

PBS/One-on-One with Steve Adubato | August 5, 2020

Members of the media should contact the Office of Media Relations at (973) 378-2638 for inquiries and assistance in providing faculty experts.

Press inquiries after hours may be directed to

Laurie PineLaurie Pine
Director of Media Relations
[email protected]
(973) 902-8060


Michael RicciardelliMichael Ricciardelli
Associate Director of Media Relations
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(862) 520-9639