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Doug was bitten with the broadcasting bug as a kid listening to Knick and Ranger games on the radio. That led to him and his friend Pete announcing the play-by-play while playing Bobby Hull table hockey in the basement and street hockey in the driveway. Doug got behind his first radio mike at WBAU 90.3FM, Adelphi University's radio station doing top of the hour newscasts. In his first week on the air, President Reagan was shot and Doug spent the next four hours anchoring the events of that historic day. At WBAU Doug did play-by-play of Adelphi Panther Basketball, Baseball, Soccer and Lacrosse, interview programs and brought the Big Band Sound to Long Island on his weekly show. After graduation, Doug continued working in radio at WHLI, WKJY and WGBB doing sports, news and providing reports for both of New York City's all-news outlets, WINS and WCBS. Moving to the Tampa Bay area, he hosted a weekly Jazz program at WUSF-FM as well as a national sports-talk show on the Sun Broadcasting Network. Doug also worked at St. Petersburg's WLFF as a copy writer, newscaster as well as hosting a Big Band show. When WFNS became Tampa Bay's first all-sports station out of Plant City, Doug moved there as anchor, reporter and talk-show host. Doug hosted an oldies program on WAMR and a Hot Country show on WCTQ in Sarasota. He also worked at WUSF's Radio Reading Service, a special frequency for blind and incapacitated listeners reading the daily newspapers over the air. Doug served as Station Manager at WSRQ in Sarasota, FL. He created the "Suncoast Magazine" where he interviewed over 7000 celebrities, authors, politicians, athletes and newsmakers. He also created "The Big Band Files" featuring the best in American Popular music and interviews with the artists and singers which has also aired on WSLR 96.5FM in Sarasota and WTMY 1280 AM. Doug has created and hosted "NFL Magazine" and "Sports Forum" and has done play-by-play for local high school football, pro-football and boxing matches. He has covered the Tampa Bay Lightning and Tampa Bay Rays and is a fixture at all the Bay area sporting events. Doug has been the media coordinator for the Sarasota Millionaires Football Team, one of the most successful minor league football teams in the country. He has just completed his 7th season as the team’s play-by-play announcer for both radio and podcast broadcasts. He has also covered the team by writing stories for the team and league websites. In 2010 Doug began his Tampa Bay Media column for www.examiner.com. He has been the play-by-play announcer for high school football calling games for several schools in the Sarasota/Bradenton area as well as covering the FHSAA playoffs and championships at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando. He has produced campaign videos for Senator Bob Smith who ran for the 2010 Florida Senate Seat. Doug has been a panelist on "Talking Sports" and "It's All About Health" which aired on Comcast Cable Television throughout southwest Florida. He created and hosts "Political Roundtable" featuring interviews with newsmakers and journalists covering the political arena. He hosted “Florida Watch” on METV in Manatee County. Doug hosts a sports show on BlogTalkRadio.com with legendary Philadelphia sports announcer Don Henderson. He produces and hosts a weekly internet show on hockey called “The Puck Stops Here” which can be seen on multiple platforms including YouTube. He produces and hosts “Book Talk” featuring interviews with authors on BlogTalkRadio. Doug also serves as Master of Ceremonies at various events such as the Sarasota Jazz Festival. In addition to radio, Doug has worked in the Information Technology field as a technical writer and website developer as well as owning a video production business. When not on the air, Doug enjoys tennis, golf and digital photography.

“Sports Talk” with Don Henderson and Doug Miles 10/20/14

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Football Friday10/17/14: North Port Bobcats vs. Sarasota Sailors District Game Broadcast

(Sarasota, FL) Football Friday tonight. Doug Miles Media will broadcast the North Port Bobcats vs. Sarasota Sailors 7A-10 District football game tonight from Sarasota High School. The live broadcast is available on Ustream.TV and dougmilesmedia.com beginning at 7:30 PM. I’ll also be appearing on Adam Shadoff’s “Friday Football Fever” show on SNN at 11:15 PM Friday for a recap of all the high school football action in Sarasota and Manatee Counties.

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CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network announce 2014-15 College Hoops Schedule

(New York, NY) CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network hit the hardwood for the 2014-15 college basketball season with its most extensive schedule ever, featuring 252 total games, including five men’s Conference Championships. The Networks’ schedules showcase top teams and match-ups from 18 different conferences.

CBS Sports enters its 34th consecutive season of college basketball coverage, beginning Saturday, Dec. 6 (12:30 PM, ET) with an intrastate rivalry between 2014 Final Four participant Wisconsin vs. Marquette. CBS Sports broadcasts 39 games, including four Conference Championships and the inaugural CBS Sports Classic on December 20 with North Carolina vs. Ohio State and UCLA vs. Kentucky.

CBS Sports Network televises 213 games, the most ever by the Network, with coverage tipping off on Friday, Nov. 14 (6:30 PM, ET) with the inaugural Veterans Classic at the Naval Academy featuring Tennessee vs. VCU (6:30 PM, ET) and Michigan State vs. Navy (9:00 PM, ET).

Featuring top conference and non-conference games, CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network will showcase action from conferences including the American Athletic Conference, Big East, Big Ten, SEC, ACC, Big 12, Pac 12, Mountain West, Atlantic 10, Conference USA, Patriot League, Ohio Valley Conference, as well as NCAA Division II.

Schedule Highlights:

Key Conference Contests on CBS:
Duke at North Carolina State – Sunday, Jan. 11
Kansas at Texas – Saturday, Jan. 24
Indiana at Ohio State – Sunday, Jan. 25
Michigan at Michigan State – Sunday, Feb. 1
Notre Dame at Duke – Saturday, Feb. 7
Georgetown at St. John’s – Saturday, Feb. 28
SMU at Connecticut – Sunday, March 1
Florida at Kentucky – Saturday, March 7
Stanford at Arizona – Saturday, March 7

Key Conference Contests on CBS Sports Network:
New Mexico at San Diego State – Tuesday, Jan. 6
UConn at Tulsa – Tuesday, Jan. 13
SMU at Temple – Wednesday, Jan. 14
UNLV at San Diego State – Saturday, Jan. 17
George Washington at VCU – Tuesday, Jan. 27
Providence at Georgetown – Wednesday, Feb. 4
Villanova at Butler – Saturday, Feb. 14
St. Louis at VCU – Tuesday, Feb. 17
UNLV at New Mexico – Saturday, Feb. 21

Key Non-Conference Games on CBS:
North Carolina at Kentucky – Saturday, Dec. 13
North Carolina vs. Ohio State – Saturday, Dec. 20 (CBS Sports Classic)
UCLA vs. Kentucky – Saturday, Dec. 20 (CBS Sports Classic)
Connecticut at Florida – Saturday, Jan. 3
UNLV at Kansas – Sunday, Jan. 4

Key Non-Conference Games on CBS Sports Network:
Tennessee vs. VCU – Friday, Nov. 14 (Veterans Classic)
Michigan State vs. Navy – Friday, Nov. 14 (Veterans Classic)
Bucknell at Villanova – Thursday, Nov. 20
USC at New Mexico – Sunday, Nov. 30
Temple at St. Joseph’s – Wednesday, Dec. 3
Villanova at LaSalle – Wednesday, Dec. 3
Penn State at Marshall – Saturday, Dec. 6
Alabama at Xavier – Saturday, Dec. 6
Oklahoma at Tulsa – Saturday, Dec. 13
Arizona at UNLV – Tuesday, Dec. 23
Ole Miss at Dayton – Tuesday, Dec. 30

Coverage Highlights:

CBS Sports
Championship Weekend on CBS Sports on Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15, 2015, features the Big Ten (including the semi-final games), Mountain West and Atlantic 10 crowning their conference tournament champions and earning automatic bids to the 2015 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship.
CBS Sports also broadcasts the Missouri Valley Conference Championship game on Sunday, March 8.
CBS will televise three Big Ten Wildcard games, featuring the top match-up from the Big Ten Conference on February 22, March 1 and March 8.

CBS Sports Network
Patriot League Men’s Conference Championship on Wednesday, March 11, and Women’s Conference Championship on Saturday, March 14, with winners earning automatic bids to the 2014 Men’s and Women’s Division I Basketball Championships.
Mountain West Men’s quarterfinals on Thursday, March 12 and semifinals on Friday, March 13
Conference USA Men’s and Women’s Semifinals on March 13 and Women’s Championship on March 14
Atlantic 10 Men’s Semifinals on March 15

Defending NCAA Men’s Champion Connecticut makes six appearances on CBS Sports Network, and will play on CBS January 3 against Florida and March 1 against SMU.

CBS Sports Network also televises a number of early season tournaments including the Paradise Jam, Cancun Challenge, Great Alaska Shootout, Corpus Christi Challenge and Emerald Coast Classic. Among the teams participating, include Clemson, LSU, Virginia Tech, Northwestern, Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Washington State.

CBS Sports Network televises 31 women’s basketball games from American Athletic Conference, Big East, Conference USA, Atlantic 10, Patriot League and Southland Conferences, as well as NCAA Division II, highlighted by two appearances by defending NCAA Women’s Champion Connecticut.

CBS Sports streams select games from the entire 2014-15 college basketball schedule live on CBSSports.com. The games are available exclusively on CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android.

CBS Sports’ announce team is led by play-by-play announcer Jim Nantz and analyst Greg Anthony. Mark Wolff serves as Coordinating Producer, College Basketball, and Bob Fishman is the lead director. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Senior Vice President, Production, CBS Sports. Steve Karasik is Vice President, Remote Production, CBS Sports.

CBS Sports broadcasts the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship for the 34th consecutive year, including a partnership since 2011 with Turner Sports to provide exclusive live coverage of every game in its entirety across CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV.

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“Sports Talk” guest John Unitas Jr. author “Johnny U and Me”

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Baltimore Orioles to host Select-A Seat event and ALCS Game 5 watch party on Wednesday

(Sarasota, FL) The Baltimore Orioles announced today (Monday) that they will host a Select-A-Seat event at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, FL on Wednesday, October 15 at 3:30 p.m. The event will feature refreshments in the Third Base Lounge for fans to enjoy as they watch Game 5 of the American League Championship Series between the Orioles and Kansas City Royals broadcast on the centerfield video board.

The event is free for all fans. Complimentary parking is available in the East Lot and gates open at 3:30 p.m. First pitch of Game 5 of the ALCS from Kansas City is scheduled for 4:07 p.m. ET.

Fans are invited to learn more about season ticket options, including available seat inventory and try out seats in person before making a commitment. Orioles representatives will be on hand to answer questions about ticket packages, group sales, and pre-game party opportunities. Fans are encouraged to call 941-893-6300 for additional information.

The Kansas City Royals lead the ALCS 2 games to none over Baltimore.

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Football Friday 10/10/14

(Sarasota, FL) Football Friday tonight. Doug Miles Media will broadcast a Whiparound Scoreboard show tonight covering the high school football games in Sarasota and Bradenton. The live broadcast is available on Ustream.TV and dougmilesmedia.com beginning at 7:30 PM. I’ll also be appearing on Adam Shadoff’s “Friday Football Fever” show on SNN at 11:15 PM Friday for a recap of all the high school football action in Sarasota and Manatee Counties.

Follow us at twitter.com@sarasotaradio.

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream

“Book Talk Radio” guest Jennifer S. Holland “Unlikely Heroes: 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal Kingdom”



“Sports Talk” with Don Henderson and Doug Miles 10/6/14

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