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Chase Goes Yard Twice; Phils Blow It

Chase Goes Yard Twice; Phils Blow It

It was a great start to what is sure to be a busy weekend at Citizens Bank Park.  The Phillies took the day game on Saturday by a score of 3-2.  Chase Utley put all of the Phils runs on the board with a 2 run HR in the first and a solo shot in the 5th.  Shane Victorino is a spark plug.  He had 4 hits and was his usual stellar self in the outfield with a clutch double play.  Pat Burrell also flashed some leather with a key diving catch of his own (although upon replay it looked like it hit the grass).

Remind me to never start penning a post in the top of the 9th inning.  I should know better.  Arthur Rhodes gave up a two run bomb to Adam LaRoche to blow another save chance for the Phils.

Just when the Phillies have the wild card in sight, just when you think they can get into a winning groove down the stretch, they continue to stumble.  John Marzano went on a rant on WIP after the game questioning Charlie Manuel's move to use Arthur Rhodes in the 9th.  He suggested keeping Madson in, throwing Lieber out there for the 9th, or even going with Geary.  After the past two games, one would find it hard to argue with Mr. Marz.

Phils lose the Saturday day game to the Braves 4-3.  [ESPN Boxscore]

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

Deadline: November 20

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

Requirements

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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Brooks' 4 TDs leads Penn by Lehigh 65-47 in 60th meeting

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Brooks' 4 TDs leads Penn by Lehigh 65-47 in 60th meeting

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Karekin Brooks rushed for 268 yards with three touchdowns on 29 carries and Pennsylvania outlasted Lehigh 65-47 on Saturday in the 60th meeting between the defending champions of the Patriot and Ivy leagues.

Brooks became the 12th Quaker to rush for 200-plus yards in a game and moved into second on Penn's single-game rushing record, behind Terrance Stokes' 272 yards against Princeton in 1993. Brooks also threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to David Ryslik early in the fourth quarter, which made it 56-35.

Penn (2-0) scored consecutive touchdowns 1-minute, 9 seconds apart late in the second quarter to establish a two-touchdown lead it maintained during a second half that saw the teams trade scores on virtually every possession.

Will Fischer-Colbrie finished 13 of 20 for 235 yards and three touchdowns, connecting with Christian Pearson on a 43-yard scoring strike, Logan Sharp from 26 yards and Nicholas Bokun late in the fourth from 21 yards out.

Lehigh (0-4) was led by Brad Mayes, who went 26 of 40 for 444 yards with four touchdowns, but also suffered two interceptions.