MLB Network will be at Ithaca College on Saturday, December 6th to recruit students for potential internships and employment.

Derek Callahan (’09), segment producer at MLB Network, will host a general information session for all students from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in Room 281 in the Park School of Communications.

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If you’re interested in a semester (fall, spring, summer) internship with Madison Square Garden, the Sport Management and Media Department is hosting an informational session on Thursday (12/4) at 12:15 p.m. in Hill Center G-64.

Per an Ithaca College Intercom announcement:

“Kerline Batista (Sport Media ’16) published her research on the consequences of parental absences from children’s participation in sports.

Batista read over 30 articles and book chapters in the process of writing this editorial, documenting that parental presence at children’s sporting events is an important vehicle for family bonding. And yet, many parents labor in jobs that do not provide for the types of flexibility that make this possible. This work was performed in Stephen Sweet’s sociology course ‘Work and Family.’”

Congrats, Kerline!

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Looking for a Spring 2015 or Summer 2015 internship? The Syracuse Chiefs — AAA affiliate for the Washington Nationals — is hiring!

Syracuse Chiefs interns must receive credit for their internship through a legitimate college or university. Interns will each receive up to a $500 per month stipend to go towards the payment of the credits received during the course of the internship. Interns will be paid an hourly rate ($8.25/hour) to work Chiefs home games. Internships available:

• Group Sales & Ticketing (Three positions open)
• Community Relations (One position open)

Interns will be expected work Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and select nights and weekends for the duration of the internship. Interns should plan to be available for all home Chiefs games, including nights and weekends. Interns will be individually scheduled to work home games.

Students interested in pursuing an internship with the Chiefs should complete the following 1) Syracuse Chiefs Internship Application and return it along with 2) a cover letter and 3) resume. Return applications, cover letters and resumes to:

NBT Bank Stadium
Attn: Katie Berger
1 Tex Simone Drive
Syracuse, NY 13208

For consideration for Spring 2015 internship(s), required materials must arrive by Friday, December 19th.

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The Ithacan, Ithaca College’s award-winning campus newspaper, is seeking an assistant sports editor for the Spring 2015 semester.

The position requires an ability to edit sports content and work with other members of the editorial board to help create the weekly print issue and daily online content. Other duties include: putting content online daily, managing the Ithacan Sports Twitter account alongside the section editor, leading meetings, planning and producing the Buzzer page weekly, being available to work with writers and assisting the section editor with anything else needed.

The pay would about $45 a week, and requires approximately 25 hours per week. This opportunity will give those interested in the sport media profession valuable experience and connections. Those interested can pick up an application from the Park School Dean’s Office, on the third floor of Park. If anybody has any further questions related to the sports section, please fell free to email:

Looking for a Spring 2015 fieldwork or just industry experience? Cornell women’s basketball is looking for an intern to assist with all multimedia and marketing efforts.

If interested and available, please contact Brendan Burke, assistant coach:

Editor’s note: The piece below was originally published on 11/11/11. Stats/facts are updated to the best of our abilities. Apologies in advance for inaccuracies or outdated information. You can blame me. Or registration week.

By Meghan Herlihy ’12

There are numerous aspects of the Cortaca Jug game that are common knowledge. Everyone knows that it’s a rivalry game between Ithaca College and SUNY Cortland that began in 1959. Everyone knows that Sports Illustrated proclaimed Cortaca, “the biggest little game in the nation.”

But how many of us know how the Jug game came into existence? Where does the Jug reside in each school when they win it? Why the students, those who don’t know the difference between a field goal post and a signpost, flock to the game?

Armed with my writer’s curiosity and audio recorder I set out to discover some hidden truths and facts about this D-III rivalry game, from the initial matchup in 1930, to the founding of the Cortaca Jug in 1959, right up to the current teams.

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Please join Sport Media Relations students Kevin Ivany, Nick Vallo, and Luke Wysocki as they live blog tonight’s (11/10) NFL Monday Night Football game (8:30 p.m. ET) between the Eagles and Panthers.

Live Blog Philadelphia Eagles Vs. Carolina Panthers

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Please join Sport Media Relations students Guthrie Drake, Joey Ross, and Matt Shear as they live blog tonight’s (11/10) NBA matchup (7:30 p.m. ET) between the Knicks and Hawks.

Live Blog Hawks vs. Knicks

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Please join Sport Media Relations students Brandon Cheeseman, Stephen Gajdosik, and Ryan Zapolski as they live blog tonight’s (11/9) NFL game (8:30 p.m. ET) between the Bears and Packers.

Live Blog Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers

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The expressed opinions in this blog are those of the individual authors and do not represent Ithaca College.