Saturday, June 19, 2010

ESPN Live: George Allen book tour continues today in Portsmouth with Tony Mercurio

Having spent his life in both the sports and political worlds, former Virginia Governor and U.S. Senator George Allen – son of Hall of Fame coach George Allen, Sr. – reveals what our government can learn from the greatest moments-and failures-in sports, in his book What Washington Can Learn From the World of Sports.

Allen will be conducting a book signing on Saturday, June 19th, at Roger Brown’s Sports Bar, a Portsmouth institution. Brown was part of the famed "Fearsome Foursome" Los Angeles Rams defensive line, playing under Coach George Allen from 1967 to 1969.

Tony Mercurio of ESPN 94.1-FM will be broadcasting live from Roger Brown’s Sports Bar during the event. Prince Books of Norfolk will be selling copies of What Washington Can Learn from the World of Sports at Roger Brown’s from 1 to 3 pm.

Portsmouth, Virginia:
Who: Author, George Allen, former Virginia Governor and U.S. Senator
Roger Brown, NFL Legend
Tony Mercurio, ESPN Radio 94.1-FM

What: Booking signing for What Washington Can Learn From The World of Sports
When: 1:00pm; Saturday, June 19h
Where: Roger Brown’s Sports Bar
316 High Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704-3707
(757) 399-5377

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