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Allen Iverson is Nasty: drops 60

Allen Iverson is Nasty: drops 60

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A.I. broke his previous career record of 58 by dropping 60 on Saturday in a win against the Magic at the Wachovia Center.

His 60 points was the highest by any NBA player this year topping Jermaine O'Neal's 55 a month ago.  It is the third most among active players behind Tracy McGrady and Mr. Shaquile O'neal.

The Magic simply couldn't stop him.  They tried Philly native Jameer Nelson along with Steve Francis, but simply couldn't contain A.I.  He hit 24 of 27 free throws.

Link: Philadelphia Inquirer | 02/13/2005 | Iverson explodes for 60 points.

"I have never witnessed a performance like this in person," O'Brien said. "This is the greatest performance I ever witnessed."

Even the Magic were mesmerized by Iverson. "I haven't seen a performance like that [ever]," said Magic rookie Dwight Howard, who had 11 points, 13 rebounds and two blocked shots. "Sixty points, that's amazing."

Iverson outscored the rest of the Sixers, 60-52. "We're all players, but we're also fans of the game," said Kyle Korver, who scored 12 points. "We all appreciate someone who can go score 60 points."

CSNPhilly Internship - Advertising/Sales

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CSNPhilly Internship - Advertising/Sales

Position Title: Intern
Department: Advertising/Sales
Company: Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
# of hours / week: 10 – 20 hours

Basic Function

This position will work closely with the Vice President of Sales in generating revenue through commercial advertisements and sponsorship sales. The intern will gain first-hand sales experience through working with Sales Assistants and AEs on pitches, sales-calls and recapping material.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist Account Executive on preparation of Sales Presentations
• Cultivate new account leads for local sales
• Track sponsorships in specified programs
• Assist as point of contact with sponsors on game night set up and pre-game hospitality elements.
• Assist with collection of all proof of performance materials.
• Perform Competitive Network Analysis
• Update Customer database
• Other various projects as assigned

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1. Good oral and written communication skills.
2. Knowledge of sports.
3. Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
4. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
5. Must be 19 years of age or older
6. Must be a student in pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor, Master or Juris Doctor degree
7. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the US
8. Must have sophomore standing or above
9. Must have a 3.0 GPA

Interested students should apply here and specify they're interested in the ad/sales internship.

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White House communications director criticized for citing Joe Paterno quote about honor

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White House communications director criticized for citing Joe Paterno quote about honor

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- President Donald Trump's new communications director is getting sacked on social media for quoting Joe Paterno while making a point about honor and dignity.

Anthony Scaramucci mentioned the late Penn State football coach's oft-cited line "act like you've been there before" during a CNN interview Thursday about his push to stop leaks to the press.

Penn State fired Paterno in 2011 over his handling of child sex abuse allegations against former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky. A university-commissioned investigation concluded Paterno and others hushed up the allegations for fear of bad publicity.

Paterno, one of college football's winningest coaches, died of lung cancer in January 2012 at 85. He was never charged with a crime.

When Paterno died, Scaramucci tweeted he'd met the coach twice and considered him an "honorable man."