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  1. The 700 Level Mailbag

    Dec 26, 2005, 3:29 PM EDT

    A reader suggested we take on your questions via email, much like the original sports blogger, Mr. Simmons does.  So we’re going to give it a try here.  Wondering what kind of drugs Tom McGinnis is on while calling Sixers games? Run into A.I. at the Taj in A.C?  Wondering if anyone else saw that…

  2. Curt Schilling 1991 Leaf

    Dec 26, 2005, 10:23 AM EDT

    A new weekly feature every Wednesday (or so) here at The 700 Level: card of the week. This week, Curt Schilling. Why Curt Schilling?  Well, we saw him at the King of Prussia mall once about 10-15 years ago and were pretty fond of him as a Phillie.  Once he become a Red Sock, (Is…

  3. Ryan Howard & Derek Jeter Win Hank Aaron Award

    Dec 25, 2005, 10:44 PM EDT

    Ryan Howard was recognized yesterday in St. Louis for being the best offensive player in the National League this season and was awarded the Hank Aaron Award. In the video linked below, Ryan thanks Century 21, those who voted, and Hank Aaron.  He ended with noting, "this season was a blast, hopefully many more to…

  4. Are You An ‘Alcoholic Rageaholic’?

    Dec 25, 2005, 3:15 PM EDT

    Philly was apparently voted third worst sports town in America.  I laughed.  >>Read more at Swing and Miss.

  5. Eagles Road Trip to Europe?

    Dec 25, 2005, 10:23 AM EDT

    The NFL has announced that starting in 2007, two regular season games will be played in either Mexico, Canada, or Europe. The plan, announced last month, was approved by owners in New Orleans yesterday at the recommendation of new commissioner Roger Goodell. "We are talking about a limited number of games that we think will…

  6. 5 Reasons Why Tampa Bay is Better Than Philly

    Dec 25, 2005, 12:24 AM EDT

    Fanhouse: Five Reasons Why Tampa Bay is Better Than Philly

  7. Lynn Swann Plays Beer Pong

    Dec 24, 2005, 3:13 PM EDT

    I bet he can throw a football a lot better than John Kerry. -Lynn Swann Plays Beer Pong [PhiladelphiaWillDo] Extras:-Kissing Suzy Kolber brings us a tale of Jimmy Buffett and sex which pretty much has nothing to do with anything. [KSK]-Horses are not allowed to leave the state of New Jersey due to herpes outbreak. …

  8. Beck @ Tower Theatre

    Dec 24, 2005, 12:36 PM EDT

    My flickr set of the Beck show at the Tower Theatre in Upper Darby/Philadelphia, 10/23/06 | Someone else’s flickr set and Review | Phawker flickr set | Inquirer Review I took one video because really who wants to spend a whole show playing with their camera.

  9. Video Reminder: It is Indeed Possible

    Dec 24, 2005, 10:23 AM EDT

    A reader suggested this video as a tribute of sorts to Clarkey and his old team.  It’s a shame this hasn’t happened in… oh… the last 30 years or so.

  10. More on the Nutty Parent

    Dec 24, 2005, 8:50 AM EDT

    Today’s Daily News and Inquirer both have more in depth stories on the parent who pulled a 357 magnum at a peewee football game. >>A dad and the ref are charged [Inquirer]>>Who are the 5 year-olds? [Daily News]>>Parent threatens peewee coach with 357 magnum [The 700 Level]

  11. He Actually Made a 62 Yard Kick

    Dec 23, 2005, 12:05 PM EDT

    The Eagles are doing everything they can to try and convince us they are just an average team.  I don’t want to believe it.  I think they are capable of being a good to great team.  At this point, they certainly are just an average team.  You could point to many things from yesterday’s loss:…

  12. Flyers Clean House

    Dec 23, 2005, 9:45 AM EDT

    Bob Clarke resigned and Ken Hitchcock was fired.  I wouldn’t say I’m shocked that the Flyers, who are off to their worst start in over 15 years, cleaned house this weekend.  Out with the old, in with the new.  That’s how sports goes when losing spreads rampant.  (Except for maybe the Phillies, of course) While…