Sixers Summer League games to air live on TCN

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Sixers Summer League games to air live on TCN

CSN Philadelphia and TCN deliver fans the most comprehensive Sixers’ coverage with two live Summer League broadcasts, and reports in SportsNet CentralPhilly Sports Talk, CSNPhilly.com and on social media platforms.
 
Summer League games
TCN will air two Sixers Summer League games on July 3 and July 5 from Salt Lake City, Utah.

Markelle Fultz, who was the first overall pick by Philadelphia in the 2017 NBA Draft, is expected to play in the Utah Summer League. Fellow draft additions Jonah Bolden (the 36th overall pick) and Mathias Lessort (50th overall) are also scheduled to play alongside returning Sixers Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot and Alex Poythress.
 
The Sixers' Summer League game broadcast schedule is as follows:

Sixers vs. Celtics

Live: Monday, July 3 at 7 p.m. on TCN
Replay: Tuesday, July 4 at 11 a.m. on CSN

Sixers vs. Utah

Live: Wednesday, July 5 at 9 p.m. on TCN
Replay: Thursday, July 6 at 11 a.m. on CSN
 
Amy Fadool and Marc Zumoff will provide commentary during Monday’s game from the CSN Philadelphia studio.
 
Games are available via live stream through the NBC Sports App or through CSNPhilly.com. Additionally, all games will be made available on Comcast’s Xfinity Video-On-Demand platform.
 
Fans can get a complete recap of the games and other Sixers activity on CSN, CSNPhilly.com and on social media handles @CSNPhilly.
 
Zumoff sat down with Fultz to talk about his rise to becoming the #1 pick, his love of cooking, and his dream to be an accountant.  Click here to listen to the latest “Zoo’s View” podcast. 

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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Philly's new NLL franchise to be called the Wings

Philly's new NLL franchise to be called the Wings

The Philadelphia Wings are back.

Comcast Spectacor on Wednesday revealed the name of Philadelphia's new National Lacrosse League franchise would be the Wings, as a result of an online poll that allowed fans to suggest and subsequently vote on the team's name. The Wings received over 5,000 votes, beating out the two other top-three entries, the Fire and Founders.

The actual name reveal was done in theatrical fashion, as a skydiver, dropping from a plane high above the Wells Fargo Center parking lot, unveiled a banner of the team's name and logo.

“The Wings are clearly the favorite, and we’re happy to give the fans what they want,” said Lindsey Masciangelo, executive director of business operations for the team.

The Wings, which are set to be the 11th team in the NLL, will make their debut in the 2018-19 season and play in the Wells Fargo Center. The NLL's season runs from December through April.

Philadelphia hasn't had an NLL team since 2014 when the Wings moved to Connecticut and became the New England Black Wolves. The Wings were one of the four original teams in the NLL, which was founded in 1986. They played at the Spectrum and the Wells Fargo Center. The Wings won six championships.