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Vance Worley Update: Bone Chip

Vance Worley Update: Bone Chip

Everybody breathe a sigh of relief -- well, sort of. The diagnosis is in: the Inq's Matt Gelb reports Vance Worley has a bone chip.

The 24 year old was placed on the 15-day disabled list last week with elbow inflammation, and little more information available, prompting a bit of buzz it could be something serious. While a bone chip likely will require offseason surgery, the Vanimal should be able to make it through this season, provided he can tolerate some pain.

"Man up," Worley said. "That's the only thing I can do. I'll just grit and grind out there."

Gelb's story indicates the eblow started to become a real problem for Worley last month, so he sought advice from Cole Hamels, who pitched with a bone chip last season.

It's good news that the Phillies shouldn't lose Worley for an extended period, which they can ill-afford right now, but more importantly, there isn't any structural damage. No official word on whether he'll be ready to come off the DL on May 27, but signs are positive.

>> Phillies Notes: Worley has a bone chip on his throwing arm [Inq]

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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Why sports are awesome: Joel Embiid's Twitter and Rhys Hoskins

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Why sports are awesome: Joel Embiid's Twitter and Rhys Hoskins

Sports Ilustrated gets it. The characters in Philadelphia sports are some of the best in the world right now.

On SI's list of "77 Reasons Why We Love Sports," the alien otherwise known as Rhys Hoskins and Joel Embiid's Twitter both make appearances. While the NFL Red Zone Channel inexplicably comes in at No. 1, Embiid's Twitter comes in at a worthy No. 2. His recent tweet about the Los Angeles Chargers' beleaguered rookie kicker is a great example of why Embiid is a must-follow.

Hoskins, the Phillies' record-breaking slugger, comes in at No. 65. His latest mind-bending accomplishment is becoming the fastest player ever to 45 RBIs. With Hoskins' ridiculous natural power and impressive plate discipline, this stretch doesn't look like a fluke. He could be one of the top reasons Philadelphians love sports for the next 15 years.