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From mascot to meme to megastar: How Gritty took over the world

September 24th, 2019

Our Marketing team sat down with Barry Melrose of ESPN to tell the oral history of Gritty.

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WFC Grand Finals

Fans of Overwatch League finals snap up tickets at Philly’s Wells Fargo Center

August 26th, 2019 Philadelphia

The Overwatch League Grand Finals were welcomed to the Wells Fargo Center with a sold-out house

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scoreboard

Wells Fargo Center’s giant scoreboard will ship to Philly in 19 trucks

August 13th, 2019 Philadelphia

The Rock Lititz studio in Lancaster County is where the new Wells Fargo Center scoreboard is being assembled and tested before it is shipped in 19 trucks to Philadelphia.

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Gritty Pays Tribute to 7 Iconic Philadelphians As Only Gritty Can

July 25th, 2019 Philadelphia

Has any Philadelphian ever had a better year than the one the Flyers mascot just had? We asked our choice for this year’s Best Philadelphian to pay tribute to some other great Philadelphians (and to muse on overnight success).

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Gritty and fan

A 7-year-old hockey fan wanted a prosthetic leg that repped his favorite team, and Gritty was happy to surprise him

June 26th, 2019 Philadelphia

See everyone's favorite mascot surprised a young Flyers fan in the hospital.

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Fusion House

Comcast CEO’s Son Wants to Turn Philly Into an E-Sports Town

June 11th, 2019

Under his father, Brian, Tucker Roberts is fielding teams of professional Overwatch players and investing in the future of gaming.

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Fusion arena

As E-Sports Grow, So Do Their Homes

May 28th, 2019

To provide fans with a richer experience, developers are creating arenas that are designed for pro gaming.

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T1 Enterntainment & Sports

Lagardère Sports to Serve as Commercial Agent for T1 Entertainment & Sports

May 10th, 2019 Philadelphia

Lagardère Sports will be responsible for marketing commercial rights for T1 Entertainment & Sports.

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Gritty

Gritty’s project code name was ‘Pigeon,’ and other secrets from his social media team

May 10th, 2019 Philadelphia

At this time last year, Gritty was just an orange twinkle in the eyes of the Flyers marketing team. He didn’t have a shape or a name, but the team knew birthing him in a city like Philadelphia wouldn’t be easy.

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OWL Grand Finals

The Overwatch League Grand Finals Headed to Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia

May 8th, 2019 Philadelphia

The Overwatch LeagueTM today announced the date, venue, and ticketing availability for the 2019 Overwatch League Grand Finals.

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Valerie Camillo

What Gender Equality Month means to me: Valerie Camillo

April 1st, 2019 Philadelphia

Flyers president of business operations on how women have made progress in all facets of sports

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Exterior rendering of Fusion Arena

Comcast Spectacor and The Cordish Companies Announce $50 Million, Next-Generation Esports Arena in the Heart of the Philadelphia Sports Complex

March 25th, 2019 Philadelphia

Comcast Spectacor and The Cordish Companies today announced plans for a $50 million, next-generation esports and entertainment venue in the heart of the Philadelphia Sports Complex.

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Comcast to spend $50 million in South Philly to create the nation’s first video gaming arena

March 25th, 2019 Philadelphia

Comcast Spectacor, which owns the Flyers, is to announce Monday morning that it will construct the first arena for gaming fans in the U.S. for the Comcast-owned Fusion, company officials say.

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T1 Entertainment & Sports

Comcast Spectacor Has Global Ambitions for T1 Esports Venture

February 28th, 2019 Philadelphia

Comcast Spectacor and Korean telecommunications giant SK Telecom announced Monday that they're launching "T1 Entertainment and Sports," a new joint esports partnership.

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Center City Club

Wells Fargo Center Unveils Plans for Expanded Event-Level Club

February 28th, 2019 Philadelphia

Comcast Spectacor today announced the plans for an expansion and redesign of the Wells Fargo Center’s exclusive event-level club. Details of the reimagined Center City Club are the latest string of advances unveiled within the arena’s multi-year Transformation 2020 initiative.

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