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  1. Winter X Games Drunk

    Jan 31, 2006, 4:00 AM EDT

    Over at Deadspin and Noobsports, Bode Miller and his recent comments about skiing while drunk is the hot topic.  Noobsports is conducting a very scientific experiment into the effects of skiing while intoxicated.  While Noobsports is planning a very scientific look into the new phenomenon, I just happened to have gone skiing this past weekend…

  2. Best Google Map Ever

    Jan 30, 2006, 8:36 PM EDT

    Click the map for an explanation of my handy work.

  3. Mike Bartrum Gets Free Vacation

    Jan 30, 2006, 1:54 PM EDT

    Mike Bartrum is not a Pro Bowl tight end but he sure can flick those wrists to get a nice spiral on the ball under his legs.  His skills as a long snapper have earned him a trip to be the third member of the Eagles going to the Pro Bowl.  Trotter was the only…

  4. Army-Navy Game, Saturday @ The Linc

    Jan 30, 2006, 1:34 PM EDT

    Photo Credit: Jibay The 107th gridiron match up between the United States Military Academy  and the United States Naval Academy will take place at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday.  Navy leads the series by 1 with a total of 50 wins.  There have been 7 ties.  The photo above is a picture from the fly-by…

  5. Pujols Upset He Didn’t Get More Hardware

    Jan 30, 2006, 9:29 AM EDT

    Albert Pujols is a world champion but that doesn’t seem to be good enough for him.  He feels that the MVP of the league should play on a team who makes the playoffs.  While his argument isn’t completely off base and many media types would agree, Pujols making his thoughts public make him look like…

  6. We Talkin’ Bout After Practice

    Jan 30, 2006, 9:12 AM EDT

    The Sixers had a meet-and-greet last night at Lucky Strike Bowling Lanes.  Allen Iverson decided he didn’t want to go to the mandatory team function and will be fined by the team.  He also left practice early and there was some sort of confrontation with Mo Cheeks. A source said Iverson was upset when he…

  7. Superbowl XL & Monday Extras

    Jan 30, 2006, 12:59 AM EDT

    I’ve always had a penchant for clown shoes, so an article in yesterday’s New York Times gave me another reason to cheer for Seatle in the big game: When he was playing at Boston College, and Coach Dan Henning informed him that he would not be the starting quarterback, Hasselbeck famously told Henning, "You should…

  8. Plot Details of Rocky Balboa

    Jan 30, 2006, 12:16 AM EDT

    Sunday’s Philadelphia Inquirer has a nice look at some of the details from the next chapter in the Rocky saga: Here’s how it goes: The long-suffering Adrian – the girl Rocky met in the Kensington pet shop in the original – is dead. Rocky owns a restaurant in South Philadelphia. He’s pals with Adrian’s brother…

  9. Dunphy Gets a W at TU

    Jan 30, 2006, 12:14 AM EDT

    Christmas came early on North Broad Street last night and it was Frantastic! Wow, that felt good saying.  Dionte Christmas scored a career high 27 points to lead the Temple Owls on to their first win under head coach Fran Dunphy. We here at The 700 Level are fans of Dunphy.  I had an extensive…

  10. Eagles Hire Magician with Tragic Past

    Jan 29, 2006, 10:46 PM EDT

    Fanhouse: Eagles Hire Magician with Tragic Past

  11. There’s Nothing Like a Pretty Pitch

    Jan 29, 2006, 3:33 PM EDT

    The universality of soccer is fascinating.  A photographer from the Netherlands takes amazing photos of soccer fields across Europe.  [via kottke]

  12. What Will We Do Without Stephen A.?

    Jan 29, 2006, 1:03 PM EDT

    So it looks like the Inquirer and Daily News employees are going on strike Thursday night and launching their own competing website to The real question we should all be concerned about: what will we do without our usual dose of Stephen A. Smith?  Although it looks like he hasn’t put out a column…