Neil Hartman

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Neil Hartman is an award-winning sports personality formerly for Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia.

Hartman was honored by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association as the state's Sportscaster of the Year in 2000. Hartman's career spans over 30 years. Before joining CSN, Hartman was sports anchor and reporter for KYW-TV as well as WPHL-TV.

Hartman is best known for instigating Allen Iverson's famous "Practice" Rant at a Philadelphia Press Conference. He was quoted years later saying, "For 14 yrs AI never knew who asked him about practice. Today I told him it was me. We had a good laugh. #halloffamer".

He is known to many as "Neil Hartman. The Man, The Myth, The Legend".

He received two Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards and a Philadelphia magazine "Best of Philly" Sports Talk Show Award while working for 1210 AM.[1] Hartman has been the primetime anchor for Comcast SportsNet since its inception in 1997. On April 28, 2016, Hartman announced he was leaving Comcast SportsNet.

After leaving SportsNet, it is still unsure where he will broadcast for next, but it has been rumored that ESPN's SportsCenter is a possibility.

Family[edit]

He resides in Mount Laurel, New Jersey and the Jersey Shore community of Avalon with his wife and two children, Owen (known to many of his friends as "Big O" ) and Talia.[2]

Awards[edit]

  • Pennsylvania Sportscaster of the Year (2000)
  • Two Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards
  • Best of Philly (Sports Talk Show)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Best of Philly: People & Power 2006", Philadelphia (magazine), August 2006. Accessed August 6, 2008.
  2. ^ Neil Hartman, Alternative Energy Development Group. Accessed August 23, 2015. "He resides in Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey with his wife and two children. He also owns a home in Avalon, New Jersey."