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HartnellDown for Four to Eight Weeks

HartnellDown for Four to Eight Weeks

The news on Scott Hartnell is not good. The timetable on his
return to the ice just went from out indefinitely to four-to-eight weeks –
anywhere from 14 to 25 games of the Flyers’ condensed 48-game schedule – as GM
Paul Holmgren revealed to reporters the left winger has a broken bone in his

Hartnell took a shot off his foot against the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night, and skated to bench gingerly.

Obviously this is a big blow for the Flyers, who have
started off slow, and are already trying to replace Jaromir Jagr on their top line.
Hartsy is coming off of a career year while playing alongside Claude Giroux, scoring
67 points off of 37 goals and 30 assists. He also led the club with 16 power
play tallies.

There is already talk Homer will explore a trade to fill the
void while Hartnell is out. Still a big blow for Philly both in terms of
production and leadership.

Update: Here's Homer on the injuries:

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CSNPhilly Internship - Advertising/Sales


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


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."