New Arena Football League team coming to Atlantic City, and you can help name it

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New Arena Football League team coming to Atlantic City, and you can help name it

The Arena Football League (AFL) has officially announced that a new expansion team is coming to Atlantic City, N.J. this spring. 

The team — no name yet — will play its games at Boardwalk Hall. And fans will have an opportunity to help pick the name. 

Folks can go to the unnamed team’s new website to offer up a suggestion for a name and for their reasoning behind it. 

The winning name will be announced a few weeks after the voting window closes. The person with the winning entry will win an AC team prize pack, which will include tickets, a helmet, jersey and a public shoutout at the press conference. 

But it would just be pretty cool to get to name an entire team. 

Trifecta Sports and Entertainment (TSE) — the same company that runs the Philadelphia Soul and Albany Empire — will run the new team. Ron Jaworski is the owner of TSE and an AFL executive committee chair. 

“I couldn’t be more excited that Arena Football is coming to Atlantic City,” Jaworski said in a statement. “We are going to bring a family friendly affordable entertainment product to AC, and bring a team that will become an integral part of the community, giving people in the area a team to be proud to call their hometown team.”

According to the release, the new team is searching for a head coach now and there will also be open tryouts for spots on the roster. 

While the NFL has been hesitant to dive into the sports gambling world over the years, AFL commissioner Randall Boe said the sports gambling and fantasy aspect is what makes AC a “great market” for the AFL. 

There will be 12 games in the regular season schedule in 2019, according to the release.

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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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NBC Sports Philadelphia announces multiplatform coverage of the 2019 Philadelphia Eagles training camp

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NBC Sports Philadelphia announces multiplatform coverage of the 2019 Philadelphia Eagles training camp

Philadelphia, PA (July 25, 2019) – NBC Sports Philadelphia announces their 2019 Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp Coverage – the most comprehensive, engaging, multiplatform Eagles coverage in Philadelphia.
 
Exclusive Eagles Training Camp articles, videos, podcasts and photos can be found on the MyTeams App, on www.nbcsportsphiladelphia.com, as well as on all social media channels. Fans should also check out the Eagle Eye and 4thand Jawn podcasts here. Fans can tune in to Quick Slants and SportsNet Central all-season long.
 
Eagles Pregame Live and Eagles Postgame Live will broadcast from NBC Sports Philadelphia’s state of the art studios for all preseason Eagles games.  Michael BarkannSeth JoynerRay Didinger and Barrett Brooks are on set for both programs. Derrick GunnReuben Frank and John Clark provide unparalleled access from the field. Ed Rendell will be back to provide his insights on Eagles Postgame Live. The crew returns between quarters and at halftime for In Game Live, exclusively on Facebook Live and Periscope. Immediately after the game fans can tune into Eagles Postgame Live for instant analysis and insight with player interviews, plus Doug Pederson’s and other key players’ press conferences.
 
Eagles Pregame Live and Eagles Postgame Live will also stream live on the MyTeams app for authenticated subscribers. Out of market Eagles fans can stream the programs on Philly Pass, available here.
 
NBC Sports Philadelphia will also replay all Eagles Preseason games on the following dates and times:


Tennessee at EAGLES
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Friday, August 9 at 6:30pm
Saturday, August 10 at 12:00pm
 
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Saturday, August 10 at 9:00pm
 
EAGLES at Jacksonville
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Saturday, August 17 at 12:00pm
 
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Saturday, August 17 at 3:00pm
 
Baltimore at EAGLES
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Saturday, August 24 at 12:00pm
 
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Saturday, August 24 at 10:00pm
 
EAGLES at New York Jets
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Saturday, August 31 at 12:00pm
 
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Saturday, August 31 at 9:00pm