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  1. Featured Blog at Philly Future

    Jan 9, 2006, 4:49 PM EDT

    I’ve been selected as the feature blog over at Philly Future. They asked me to answer a few questions for those who never sat in the 700 Level. 1. How long have you been blogging? I’ve been doing The 700 Level for a little over a year. Prior to that I had a personal blog…

  2. NYT: Larry Brown Got 18.5 to Go Away

    Jan 9, 2006, 1:02 PM EDT

    NYTimes (via): Larry Brown’s chaotic 331-day term as coach of the Knicks netted him $28.5 million — or $1.24 million for each of the 23 victories he posted last season — after he was awarded $18.5 million in a settlement with the team. Jesus.  We’re all in the wrong profession.  Why couldn’t I have been…

  3. Futures Market for Eagles Superbowl Tickets

    Jan 9, 2006, 10:27 AM EDT

    One of my favorite website’s posted an interesting piece about futures markets for Superbowl tickets which focuses on the experience of two Eagles fans: The market opened at midnight, and the brothers jumped right in. After a few minutes, with the option price at $150, Paul spent $1,200 for the right to buy eight…

  4. Urkel & Freddie Mitchell Chillin at the Mansion

    Jan 9, 2006, 9:19 AM EDT

    With Leather points out that Freddie Mitchell and Urkel have been chillin at the Playboy mansion.  I knew they were boys as I pointed out a year or so ago, but I didn’t realize they had credentials to get into the mansion.  WL writes: I remember when I would have sawed off my left arm…

  5. ESPN’s Crasnick on Burrell

    Jan 9, 2006, 12:18 AM EDT

    "The danger when you enter into a contract of that magnitude is that you’re probably signing a guy at his peak time," an American League executive said. "Your emotions are high and he’s coming off a great year, and you say, ‘We’re not going to move him anyway. Let’s give him a no-trade.’ Three years…

  6. Chris Bosh Has Skills

    Jan 9, 2006, 12:13 AM EDT

    Bosh made 3 ridiculous shots in the final few minutes, including the game winner, to lead the Raptors over the Sixers.  His performance was impressive.  It was an exciting finish, but the Sixers fall to 3-2. >>Video Highlights []>>Bosh’s shot sinks Sixers in Toronto [Inquirer]

  7. More on Super 5 Clothing

    Jan 8, 2006, 11:23 PM EDT

    Joe Conklin designed his own line of McNabb inspired clothing with the tag line "the puke resistant QB fashion line." Fanhouse: Donovan McNabb & Reebok Launch Super Five Clothing Line

  8. WATN: Sixers Former 2nd Rounder Sam Clancy

    Jan 8, 2006, 2:58 PM EDT

    Henry Abbott over at TrueHoop talks with former Sixers 2nd round draft pick Sam Clancy who is currently playing ball in Spain.  Most of us probably don’t remember too much about Sam Clancy.  I remember him most for his role in knocking my Troy Bell-led Boston College squad out of the 2001 NCAA tournament.  It…

  9. Monty Willing to Open Check Book For Soriano

    Jan 8, 2006, 11:50 AM EDT

    PhillyBurbs’ Randy Miller: Sources indicate the Phillies might be willing to pay upwards of $100 million over six years for Soriano, and Gillick confirmed yesterday that team president David Montgomery will approve a big signing. It’s encouraging to see the brass are willing to shell out some cash for top notch players.  Miller’s article also…

  10. Ryan Howard MVP of Japan Tour

    Jan 8, 2006, 9:54 AM EDT

    I was going to leave the headline as Ryan Howard named MVP and leave off the "of Japan Tour" part.  That would have been mean to those of you who see the headlines first in RSS readers.  Alas, Ryan Howard has not been named MVP of the National League, yet at least.  He was however…

  11. The Sixers Are Who We Thought They Were

    Jan 8, 2006, 12:01 AM EDT

    Everybody keeps saying that we don’t have any talent, but we’ve got talent. It’s not the most talented team in the world, but it’s good enough and we have to believe that anybody can beat anyone in this league on any give night. -Kyle Korver after last night’s 97-86 loss to Indiana. Hey, they’re good…

  12. Reebok Launches McNabb’s Super 5

    Jan 7, 2006, 3:17 PM EDT

    Donovan McNabb has a new line from Reebok coming out known as Super 5, a nickname we’ve used for DonnieMac on many occasions. From Reebok, the exclusive on-field and sideline apparel provider of the NFL, has partnered with Eagles All-Pro quarterback Donovan McNabb to create the brand’s first signature men’s apparel collection for an…