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  1. Andy Reid is Not Blog Efficient

    Dec 10, 2006, 2:16 PM EDT

    He even said so himself!  Look: I’m not blog efficient, but it sounds like people can be very creative there. That has nothing to do with me. I just wanted to make sure people understood that." Hey thanks, Andy.  We bloggers are creative types.  And for the record, it was that "Mainstream Blogger" over at…

  2. Why the Phillies Lost to the Rockies

    Dec 10, 2006, 11:08 AM EDT

    The Hardball Times takes a look at some of the reasons the Phillies didn’t win a game against the Rockies this postseason. [Hardball Times]

  3. Phils Extend Uncle Chollie: 2 YearsOption

    Dec 9, 2006, 9:28 PM EDT reports that the Phillies and Charlie Manuel have agreed to a 2-year extension with a club option for a third. All season we’ve been hearing the questions regarding whether he’d be back after this year, and for a while, it didn’t seem like there was even a chance. But after the Phillies’ record continued…

  4. Foodball Food For Fans – Week 4

    Dec 9, 2006, 3:45 PM EDT

    Foodball Food For Fans – Week  4, originally uploaded by Mark K_NJ We didn’t forget entirely about the football food in week four but after the whirlwind ride the Phillies took us on, a delicious bagel sandwich took the back burner. A quick note from Mark’s flickr photo page: But my football food this week…

  5. TTT: Redskins Fans!

    Dec 9, 2006, 10:45 AM EDT

    Hey look! This week’s installment of Trash Talk Tuesday means another feature that didn’t die after one week! I don’t have anything against the Mottram brothers in particular, I’m sure they’re fine young gentlemen, except of course the fact that they have an unhealthy hatred for Philadelphia fans.  They once called Philly fans "insufferable douchebags."…

  6. Allen Iverson is a Smart Man

    Dec 9, 2006, 4:48 AM EDT

    Allen Iverson now feels at home in Denver.  Good for the little man.  He’s also not as stupid as LeBron James when it comes to baseball rooting interests. In case you’re wondering, he was rooting for the Rockies last night against the Phillies, in part because one of his neighbors in his condo is Colorado…

  7. Flyers Practice Trustfalls and Hand Drums

    Dec 8, 2006, 5:44 PM EDT

    For years, the Flyers have been believers in team-building retreats, spending a little time each season in outdoorsy places or, recently, West Point and the Naval Academy. This year the team got its Dunder-Mifflin on in British Columbia, where apparently it rained all day while they were outside. I can’t wait to see whose name…

  8. Inspiration Leads to Accomplishment

    Dec 8, 2006, 5:12 PM EDT

    That’s the slogan the 76ers seem to be going with this season.  Well then, people, let my inspiration flow! I realize The 700 Level tends to ride the wave of whatever the hot topic of the day is in Philly sports and that’s fine with me.  I think we’d all rather talk about Shane Victorino…

  9. Paul Hagen Attempts to Make a Funny

    Dec 8, 2006, 1:56 PM EDT

    It didn’t go real well. The Daily News has obtained a copy of Pat Gillick’s offseason To Do list. Here’s an exclusive peek at what it says. 1. Improve the pitching.2. Improve the pitching.3. Improve the pitching.4. Improve the pitching.5. Improve the pitching.6. See about upgrading third base. That’s the kind of stuff we expect…

  10. Quotable: The Phillies Wanted to Win

    Dec 8, 2006, 11:41 AM EDT

    "This team has the most desire to win of any team I’ve ever been on." -Chase Utley after the Phils got swept by the Rockies.

  11. Bye Weeks: The NFL’s Version of the Frank S. Farley Plaza

    Dec 7, 2006, 9:50 PM EDT

    Philadelphia sports fans can be glad of one thing this weekend: the Eagles didn’t lose. After the Phillies clinched the East last Sunday, the Eagles crapped on our imaginary parade by dropping another division game in pathetic fashion. This week, the Phillies returned the favor and let the Birds off the hook, barely showing up…