Brett Myers Sign

Brett Myers Sign

Brett Myers took the mound yesterday for the first time in Philadelphia since the incident last month in Boston.  The fans reaction at the game was reportedly rather tame.  This is likely due to the fact that no one wants to go watch the Phillies anymore.  But some fans did come out to heckle and heckle they did.  This photo from the Inquirer, while not being very eloquent, gets the message across rather nicely.

One typical moron caller to 610 WIP yesterday said he heard that Lieberthal had a plan in place if Myers got into any trouble: take a picture of Myers wife out of his pocket and place it in his catchers mitt.  Damn.

-Inquirer Photos of Phillies 5 to 1 loss to Atlanta
-Most Fans Giving Myers a Second Chance [Inquirer]:

A kid in a T.O. jersey in the right-field seats was booed louder than
Myers. Third-base coach Bill Dancy drew more derision from the crowd
when he held Pat Burrell on a hit by David Bell in the second inning.

Mostly, Myers was cheered.

Well that's pretty disappointing.  Except for the booing a kid in the T.O. jersey part.

NBC Sports Philadelphia Internship - Advertising/Sales

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NBC Sports Philadelphia Internship - Advertising/Sales

Position Title: Intern
Department: Advertising/Sales
Company: NBC Sports 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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Eagles fans, get Malcolm Jenkins that petition on Pete Morelli

Eagles fans, get Malcolm Jenkins that petition on Pete Morelli

The online petition to ban Pete Morelli from officiating Eagles games is rapidly gaining signatures.

Count Malcolm Jenkins for one.

"I would definitely sign that petition if it came across my desk," Jenkins said with a laugh to NBC Sports Philadelphia's John Clark on Monday at the safety's Blitz, Bow Ties and Bourbon charity event.

The Eagles beat the Panthers, 28-23, last Thursday night despite a significant discrepancy in penalty yards. It was a game officiated by Morelli's crew — and you can see why that's notable by clicking right here.

"We felt like a lot of those were ticky-tack, or weren’t good calls," Jenkins said after the game. "For us, adversity is nothing new for us. We just kind of strap up and keep playing, and hunker down. We continue to play aggressively, that is the biggest thing. We don’t want that to take away our aggression, or our ability to make plays. So we just go to the next play."

What about the next signature? 

Eagles fans just need to get that petition to Jenkins' desk.