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Martin Biron's Wife Is in Charge Here

Martin Biron's Wife Is in Charge Here

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Biron above the Crease, originally uploaded by stksave27.   

The wife of Flyers goalie Martin Biron has arrived in Philly. Ordinarily, this sort of thing doesn't make the papers, but since last week, Bob Parent and 610 WIP's  morning show have pointed out the significance of this event. It seems that despite his prowess in the net, Marty doesn't have the final say in where he signs when he enters free agency after this season... his wife does. Although freshly re-upped GM Paul Holmgren is eager to get a deal done, Biron's camp won't talk about it until after the Mrs. has had an opportunity to visit the city and evaluate.

Fortunately, Biron seems to love Philly, which makes sense. As a hockey player, it's hard to find a better city to play in, with lukewarm markets such as Nashville and Charlotte Raleigh trying to make one-and-done Stanley Cup runs every season.  Unfortunately, Biron is living in South Jersey (Haddonfield). Not quite as easy a sale.

Fans of Biron in Philly can rest easy knowing Mrs. Biron's basis of comparison though: She's a native of Buffalo, and lives there to this day. I understand Philadelphia may not be the easiest place to live, but it's gotta destroy Buffalo in pretty much every category.

Bottom line: Biron is looking good in Orange and Black, and the team needs him next year. If you see the goalie walking through town, please hold the door for his wife. 

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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

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


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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