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West Virginia Rib Joint No Longer Delivering for Flyers

West Virginia Rib Joint No Longer Delivering for Flyers

There will be no more delicious ribs for Peter Laviolette and the Flyers after beating up on the Penguins in Pittsburgh. At least that's what Dewey Guida, the owner of renowned rib joint Dee Jay's, is saying after Lavvy touted the delicious BBQ as a key to the Flyers success in Steel City.

[see original 'I Want to Go to the Rib Joint With Peter Laviolette' here]

As was previously mentioned, Lavvy struck up a friendship with Guida when he was coaching the Nailers of the ECHL in Wheeling, West Virginia. So Lavvy had been hitting him up recently to get the delicious ribs delivered for his team after games and all was tasty in the world. But after the Flyers most recent win on Sunday which was a nationally televised affair that drew quite a bit of attention, Lavvy had to go and joke about the ribs being the key to his team's success in Pittsburgh.

Well Guida is a big time Pens fan and by no means wants to be held responsible of the Flyers good fortune. So what does that mean? No more barbecued meat from Dee Jay's for the orange and black.

From the Herald-Star:

And come Saturday, when the Flyers close out the regular season against the Pens at the Consol Center, Guida said they'll be doing it without their post-game rib-mojo - a no-no in the superstitious world of hockey. Given that's it's a holiday weekend, Guida said his restaurant won't be open. And besides. there is that matter of his Penguin loyalties.

"No more ribs for them," Guida said. "And I pray, I hope, that the Penguins beat their skates off."

Ribs are fatty anyway. And hard to chew with no front teeth. Right Cooter?

>>No more ribs for Flyers [Herald-Star]

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.

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• Assist Account Executive on preparation of Sales Presentations
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• Other various projects as assigned

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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.