Participate in a Charity Event for the Marty Lyons Foundation

I just wanted to pass along a charity event 1050 ESPN Radio is doing tomorrow for the Marty Lyons Foundation. Lyons was a member of the fabled New York Sack Exchange and is currently the color commentator on the team's radio broadcasts.

1050_NewYork_Horiz Apr 08



For Immediate Release





All Welcome for Meet-and-Greets with Former Giants, Jets;

Live Performance by MCA Nashville Recording Artist David Nail;

Silent Auction and $10.50 Knicks Tickets to Benefit Marty Lyons Foundation


NEW YORK (NOVEMBER 30, 2009) – 1050 ESPN New York, the flagship station of ESPN Radio, will broadcast its 6th Annual Mike & Mike in the Morning Holiday Broadcast live this Wed., Dec. 2 (6 – 10AM) from the Hard Rock Cafe New York in Times Square.  The event is open to the public; those in attendance will get meet-and-greets with star athletes, a live performance by MCA Nashville recording artist David Nail, access to hourly ticket giveaways, and more.


Scheduled to appear: former Giants Amani Toomer, Harry Carson, Mark Bavaro and Joe Morris; former Jets Marty Lyons, Joe Klecko, Bruce Harper and Ray Lucas; ESPN NFL Football analysts Herman Edwards, Tim Hasselbeck and Adam Schefter; members of the Jets Flight Crew; and a visit from Greg Buttle dressed as Santa.


Those in attendance can purchase tickets to an upcoming New York Knicks game for $10.50.  A silent auction with a broad range of items from Steiner Sports including a 1969 Jets team-signed helmet with case will be available for bidding.  100% of the money raised from the Knicks tickets as well as the net proceeds of the items from Steiner will go to the Marty Lyons Foundation.


Updated info will be available at


About 1050 ESPN New York

1050 ESPN New York continues its tradition of sports excellence with its entertaining and informative programming.  It’s the home of the Jets, Rangers and Knicks, the NBA, Major League Baseball including the entire postseason, the BCS, and high school sports coverage.  Also broadcasting 24/7 at 107.1 FM on Eastern Long Island and at 1040 AM in Flemington, NJ and streamed live at


About the Marty Lyons Foundation

The Marty Lyons Foundation was established in 1982 to fulfill the special wishes of children chronologically aged three (3) to seventeen (17) years old, who have been diagnosed as having a terminal or life threatening illness by providing and arranging special wish requests.  The Foundation is a non-profit charitable, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization.  More info at:

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