Chase Utley bashed a two-run home run in the seventh inning to provide Cliff Lee and the Phillies with some hope of getting one of those pesky win things that have been eluding them. Carlos Ruiz stepped into the batter's box next and bashed a homer of his own to put the Phillies up 3-2. They never looked back.
Utley and Chooch. Chooch and Utley. Happy 4th of July.
Cliff Lee finally earns his first win of the season and the rock on the bottom seems a few inches farther away than it did yesterday.
Glad we can get past the big zero in Lee's win column and now focus on how he's actually pitching, which for most of the season has been decent enough for a few wins.
They piled it on in the eighth and ninth to win by a final of 9-2.
Rubber match tomorrow night. Enjoy the rest of your July 4th knowing that Cliff Lee has a win in this world.
[watch Utley's home run here]
[watch Chooch's blast here]
[watch Lee highlights here]
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Position Title: Intern
Company: Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
# of hours / week: 10 – 20 hours
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
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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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."