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  1. Can you match these children’s drawings to the actual Phillies player?

    Apr 14, 2014, 12:18 PM EDT

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    Freebie: Wil Nieves While Ruben Amaro Jr. may not believe it, the children are our future. So we’ll give a pass to the youngsters who drew these pictures of the Phillies that were used on the jumbotron at the first Sunday game at Citizens Bank Park of the season. They are rather fascinating, however. The…

  2. Amazing: There’s a GIF of Jimmy Rollins telling off the fan

    Apr 14, 2014, 11:17 AM EDT

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    Pretty good weekend for your Fightin’ Phils over at Citizens Bank Park as they helped alleviate the pain of an opening series sweep at the hands of the Brewers by going out and winning three straight of their own over the Miami Marlins. And while the Marlins may have been pushovers in the past, they’ve…

  3. Photo Gallery: the Eastern Regional Championship for the PA Golden Gloves at former ECW Arena

    Apr 14, 2014, 10:19 AM EDT

    2014 PA Golden Gloves Eastern Regionals (9 of 13)

    Friend of the Level and professional photographer Tug Haines was in South Philly on Saturday night to capture some great shots from the Eastern Regional Championships for the PA Golden Gloves, another step on the way to national tournament coming up in Las Vegas. The fights featured Stephen Fulton, Jr. who went all the way…

  4. J-Roll tells fan to ‘shut the F up’ by hitting walkoff homer in extras

    Apr 13, 2014, 8:32 AM EDT

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    Not sure exactly what the conversation between a heckling fan and Jimmy Rollins was on Saturday night at Citizens Bank Park but the words directed at J-Roll clearly paid dividends as the Phillies got a walkoff homer out of their shortstop in extras. Jimmy was asked about the heckling after the game and tried to…

  5. Quotable: Ryne Sandberg on how the Phillies can stop early slide

    Apr 11, 2014, 2:58 PM EDT

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    Cliff Lee was not the stopper on Thursday night but he did pitch well enough to give the Phillies a chance. In the end the bats couldn’t capitalize on a couple of opportunities and the bullpen, namely Jeff Manship, faltered once again. The Phillies now sit at 3-6 which puts them alone at the bottom…

  6. Watch: Crazy buzzer beater goal that won Gophers spot in championship with less than a second left

    Apr 11, 2014, 11:47 AM EDT

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    You may have already read about the Evster and my experience at the Frozen Four last night at the Wells Fargo Center earlier this morning. It was a great recap. If you like recaps that are 80% made up, 10% facts, and 10% making fun of me. For instance, the Evster called the second game…

  7. Mike Schmidt thinks MLB should use the force, not human umpires, to call balls and strikes

    Apr 10, 2014, 12:59 PM EDT

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    Michael Jack Schmidt was a guest on 97.5 the Fanatic on Thursday to talk about his new gig calling Sunday Phillies games alongside Tom McCarthy and either Jamie Moyer or Matt Stairs on the television broadcast. He hints that the broadcast may be a little different with some story telling be a welcomed addition. He…

  8. GIF: Ben Revere diving faceplant! And a sweet catch

    Apr 10, 2014, 10:01 AM EDT

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    Ben Revere’s defense seems to be all over the place. He doesn’t seem to get great reads on balls hit towards him and sometimes he has enough speed to recover and make the play and sometimes he doesn’t. I didn’t think he was getting to this Lyle Overbay ball in the ninth. Still, for a…

  9. Ryan Braun is the new Phillies killer and he may have mocked you last night, Philly fans

    Apr 10, 2014, 8:58 AM EDT

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    Philadelphia fans are not in any way shape or form fans of Brewers’ slugger Ryan Braun. In fact, I might go so far as to say the fanbase really, really doesn’t like the former MVP who later served time for performance enhancing drug use. This was discussed after the home opener when Braun smashed three…

  10. Watch: The Phillie Phanatic’s dramatic reenactment of what it was like to watch last night’s game

    Apr 10, 2014, 7:48 AM EDT

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    If you’re unfamiliar, this is a newer addition to the Phanatic’s repertoire where he takes out a couple of harmless little kids dressed as some sort of hot dog in order to let a nice little girl win the race and be glorified forever. Looks pretty painful. Much like watching the Phillies last night. More…

  11. The people who REALLY Don’t like Mike Vick are the Jets’ problem now

    Apr 9, 2014, 5:29 PM EDT

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    I was pretty surprised when Mike Vick first signed with the Philadelphia Eagles for a variety of reasons. One of the biggest was that the Eagles had a pretty great quarterback in Donovan McNabb at the time. Certainly chief among the others was the potential headache Vick’s baggage could bring along with him seemed like…

  12. So Nerlens Noel wasn’t talking about Captain America being released on 4-4-14, says he increased vertical by 3 inches

    Apr 9, 2014, 2:34 PM EDT

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    Nerlens Noel can speak. We were reminded of this amazing fact yesterday when the great big hope of the Sixers spoke to the media yesterday for the first time in ages. While his coach Brett Brown wasn’t sure what the ambiguous 4-4-14 tweet was a couple of weeks back and some of us speculated on…

  13. John Oates played this sweet Phillies-themed guitar on Jimmy Fallon

    Apr 9, 2014, 12:04 PM EDT

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    When it comes to custom-made music instruments made in honor of the best baseball team from Philadelphia, PA, nobody tops John Oates of legendary local rock duo Hall and Oates. Unless you consider DJ Jazzy Jeff’s turntables a rock instrument. Those things are dope too. John Oates was on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon earlier…

  14. Maybe don’t boo Ryan Braun tonight

    Apr 9, 2014, 10:51 AM EDT

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    Opening Day was fun for a couple of innings. Then we got reminded of some baseball realities. The Phils bullpen being one of them. And that some people at baseball games in Philadelphia get really, really drunk. May be a chicken or egg debate there, not sure. But one thing was very clear. Ryan Braun…

  15. Watch: The Phillie Phanatic stars in punny new Comcast SportsNet spots

    Apr 8, 2014, 1:33 PM EDT

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    Being from the Galapagos Islands, the Phillie Phanatic is no stranger to evolution. But even the Phanatic isn’t always happy with the shade of green his furry coat of feathers comes in naturally. So in preparation of opening day, he may get some highlighting work done to it to give it that shiny texture that…

  16. Photo: Pennsylvania’s three best football coaches at Penn State Pro Day

    Apr 8, 2014, 12:33 PM EDT

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    Penn State Pro Day attendees. #DominatingtheState with the @Eagles & @steelers coaches. pic.twitter.com/v7VqzBYUdB — Penn State Football (@PennStateFball) April 8, 2014 That there are the head football coaches of Pennsylvania State University, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. We wrote a brief post about Chip Kelly’s philosophy of gathering as much info as possible…

  17. Andrew Wiggins is the clear apple of Sixers geeks’ eyes

    Apr 8, 2014, 11:32 AM EDT

    NCAA Basketball: Battle4Atlantis-Kansas vs Wake Forest

    Obviously, the fate of the pesky ping pong balls on lottery night will have huge implications in Philadelphia, so while the season will mercifully end in a couple of weeks, the real stressful situation to determine the next direction of the franchise is right around the corner. The folks over at Liberty Ballers released their…

  18. There will be Phillies baseball today in South Philadelphia

    Apr 8, 2014, 9:11 AM EDT

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    Mondays are a downer. Yesterday more so than usual given that our promise of opening day baseball in Philadelphia was taken from us and replaced with a dreary, wet, and boring day. But the baseball gods will reward our patience today with the promise of 60+ degrees and sunshine come first pitch at 4:07 pm…

  19. Relive UConn’s Championship night through the eyes of Charlie Villanueva

    Apr 8, 2014, 7:45 AM EDT

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    Our Friday columnist here at The700Level.com, known to you all as The Evster, has something of a man crush on former UConn Huskie Charlie Villanueva. This is well documented. See: 8 reasons why the Sixers should, no MUST, trade for Charlie Villanueva. So with Kevin Ollie and the Huskies taking down Kentucky in an entertaining…

  20. McNabb: UConn vs. KU, who you got? Allen Iverson likes the Huskies

    Apr 7, 2014, 5:53 PM EDT

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    Counting down till tip off, who do you have? UConn or KU? — Donovan McNabb (@donovanjmcnabb) April 7, 2014 Never change, Donovan. Never change. Since there’s no Philly sports action this evening, figured most of you would be tuning in to the National Championship game this evening between the Connecticut Huskies and Kentucky Wildcats. While…

  21. This is what it looks like to parachute into Citizens Bank Park [VIDEO]

    Apr 7, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT

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    Here’s a pretty awesome video taken from the point of view of the Leap Frogs — the US Navy Parachute Team — as they jump from a plane 6,500 feet up and land smoothly on the bright green grass of Citizens Bank Park’s field. According to the video they’re falling at 120 mph towards earth.…

  22. Hopefully you’re not tailgating outside CBP right now

    Apr 7, 2014, 11:18 AM EDT

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    The Phillies didn’t waste any time in postponing today’s scheduled home opener against the Brewers at 3:05 pm and moving it to Tuesday at 4:05 pm instead due to the weather forecast calling for rain all day long. The fact that they made the call over 24 hours in advance gave fans plenty of time…

  23. DeSean Jackson basically admits to knowing and spending time with gang members but denies affiliation

    Apr 4, 2014, 7:02 PM EDT

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    DeSean Jackson appeared on Friday night’s SportsCenter in a sit down interview with Stephen A. Smith that clarified a few questions but left us wondering more. I don’t think Smith did a particularly good job with DeSean, but he did get him to admit that he knows gang members and the response given when asked…

  24. Photo Gallery: Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg joins other Chicago Cubs legends for first pitch on Wrigley’s big day

    Apr 4, 2014, 3:23 PM EDT

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    Wrigley Field is celebrating 100 years of baseball this season and it all starts with the Philadelphia Phillies taking on the Chicago Cubs this afternoon in a matinée game serving as the Cubs 2014 home opener. It is one of three home openers the Phils will play in this season. The first was a win…

  25. Charles Barkley on Conan: I once tipped $25,000 [VIDEO]

    Apr 4, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT

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    Sir Charles was a guest on Conan O’Brien’s show on Thursday night and was his typical jovial self. One of the funnier segments was when Chuck unloaded on Shaq for doing too many endorsement deals and rubbing too much lotion on his fake body. Then he gets into some talk about tipping and admits to…