Monday, August 11, 2014

News for Sporting Chance Press Author Patrick McCaskey



Sporting Chance Press Author, Patrick McCaskey


Pro Football Hall of Fame Bookstore, Summer 2014

McCaskey’s new book, Pillars of the NFL, is now sold by the Pro Football Hall of Fame store.

EWTN Mini-Series Available, Summer 2014:

This EWTN original mini-series, "Fields and Faith," hosted by EWTN contributor Bob Dolan, features athletes and sports figures who talk about their their career and achievements, as well as their strong Catholic faith and the role it plays in their lives.  Interviews included: Joe Wieland, Chris Horn, Bonnie Blair, Pat McCaskey and Sal Bando. The five-part series has aired on EWTN and now is available for purchase on CD.   More information on the CD presentation

Summer--Catholic Television

Patrick McCaskey speaks on Catholic Television about his work and his new book Pillars of the NFL: Coaches Who Have Won Three or More Championships. Listen Here. 

Article on McCaskey’s New Book, Pillars of the NFL

Sporting Chance Press author Patrick McCaskey was interviewed by Deana Carpenter for an article in the Almanac.net called "Chuck Noll Included in the Pillars of the NFL."  The article discusses McCaskey's new book that we published at Sporting Chance Press. The Almanac serves the South Hills area of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  

Vineyard Books and Gifts Signing, August 23, 2014

Senior Director of the Chicago Bears Patrick McCaskey will sign copies of his new book, Pillars of the NFL: Coaches Who Have Won Three or More Championships along with another popular book Sports and Faith: Stories of the Devoted and the Devout on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at Vineyard Books and Gifts at 1638 N. Alpine Road in Rockford, Illinois (815-398-4030).  The event run from 12:00 Noon-2 p.m.

Love Christian Center Signing on September 6. 2014

Love Christian Center in Kankakee, Illinois carries Chicago Bears Senior Director Patrick McCaskey's new book, Pillars of the NFL: Coaches Who Have Won Three or More Championships and Sports and Faith: Stories of the Devoted and the Devout also by Patrick McCaskey. Love Christian Center is located at 49 S. Schuyler in downtown Kankakee. Some signed copies of Pillars of the NFL are available now at the shop and Mr. McCaskey is scheduled for a book signing meet and greet on September 6, 2014 from 10 am to Noon.  You can reach the store at 815-933-2822. 

McCaskey New Book Reviewed

Pillars of the NFL: Coaches Who Have Won Three or More Championships by Chicago Bears Senior Director, Patrick McCaskey, was reviewed by four sources to date:



Notre Dame University Signing on September 4, 2014

 

Senior Director of the Chicago Bears Patrick McCaskey will speak and sign copies of his new book, Pillars of the NFL: Coaches Who Have Won Three or More Championships at Notre Dame University's Hammes Bookstore.

Arlington Heights Memorial Library Presentation on September 16, 2014

Senior Director of the Chicago Bears Patrick McCaskey will speak at Arlington Heights Memorial Library at 7-8:30 p.m. The program is called Sports Authorities: Patrick McCaskey of the Chicago Bears

Carthage College Presentation on September 21, 2014


Senior Director of the Chicago Bears Patrick McCaskey will speak to students in the ministry group at Carthage College.

 

Gage County Historical Society Presentation on Pillars of the NFL on December 7, 2014


Senior Director of the Chicago Bears Patrick McCaskey will sign copies of his new book, Pillars of the NFL: Coaches Who Have Won Three or More Championships, at the  Gage County Historical Society in Beatrice, Nebraska.  McCaskey will speak at a Gage County Historical Society dinner that evening.  One of the Pillars covered in the book is Guy Chamberlin, one of the greatest coaches in NFL history and someone who lived in Gage County for much of his life.  

Recent Past Events

Knights of Columbus Presentation, April 26, 2014

Spoke at Knights of Columbus Council 1911 Jim Baurenfeind Catholic Athlete of the Year Award Dinner honoring Jordan Lynch of NIU and Mount Carmel High School.  

 

SALT Leadership Presentation, April 28, 2014 at Warren Township High School


Spoke at Student Athletic Leadership Team (SALT) at WarrenTownship High School on April 28, 2014 in Gurnee, Illinois. The mission of the SALT program is to help student athletes develop leadership skills needed to serve as effective leaders of their teams.  The program aims at team captains who are recommended by their respective coaching staff.  The host for the presentation is Mark Pos, Athletic Director at Warren Township High School.

Son Rise Morning Interview, April 30, 2014

Radio Interview: Matt Swaim Son Rise Morning Show at 740 AM Sacred Heart Radio in Cincinnati, and  EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network.The Show link is below--scroll to the very end of the three hour program for the interview.
 http://www.sonrisemorningshow.com/podcastgen/?name=2014-04-30_sonrise_04_30.mp3

Cardinal Stritch University Athletics Presentation, May 5, 2014

Spoke to Cardinal Stritch University Athletics on May 5, 2014.  The host for the presentation was Patrick Clemens, Athletic Director.  

Piccolo Award Ceremony at Halas Halls, May 6, 2014

2014 Piccolo Award ceremony at Halas Hall.  Brian Piccolo played for four short seasons, but he left a legacy of courage with the Bears and the NFL.  Awards are presented to Bears players voted deserving of such an honor by their peers. 

 

WSNS Steve Bowers Drive Time Interview, May 27, 2014

Radio Interview: Steve Bowers Drive Time Show on WSNS 105.1 FM Jackson, Tennessee. Pillars of the NFL: Coaches Who Have Won Three or More Championships was discussed.

Theology on Tap Presentation in Bourbonnais, July 30, 2014

Senior Director of the Chicago Bears Patrick McCaskey spoke to the Theology on Tap group of the Joliet Diocese Young Adult Ministry in Bourbonnais on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.  His subject is "Sports and Faith" not just a topic for McCaskey, but a family mantra. The event was held from 7-9 pm at the Brickstone Brewery at 557 William Latham Drive in Bourbonnais.