Most Popular Philly Sports Blog Posts of 2012 Dominated By Flyers, Sidney Crosby, Iverson, Hartnell and Jagr

Most Popular Philly Sports Blog Posts of 2012 Dominated By Flyers, Sidney Crosby, Iverson, Hartnell and Jagr

Maybe many casual fans around the continent aren't missing hockey all that much, but you know there's a hardcore contingent in Philadelphia that's missing the Flyers a whole lot. We have some data today to prove it. After messing around on Twitter on Thursday afternoon, we determined that 13 of the top 18 most visited blog posts on The700Level.com in 2012 were about the Flyers. We listed all 18 posts below with a few takeaways.

First, you guys really love to hate Sidney Crosby. The Penguins' villain popped up in 3 of the top 18 posts.

Allen Iverson was the only Sixer to get his name in the top 18 posts, but the Sixers' new t-shirt cannon made the cut as well. Another A.I. post also just missed the top 18. You guys really miss Bubba Chuck.

You all love Scott Hartnell, especially when he falls down.

Charlie Manuel and Jonathan Papelbon were the only Phillies to get huge numbers, mostly because they were arguing with umps and fighting with fans. Controversy!

Jason Babin whining was quite popular.

Here's the full list. Jagr's beard beat out Lavvy's rant as most visited post of the year by only a few hundred pageviews. Wonder how Jagr's beard was so popular? Some giant web portal in the Czech republic linked to the post about Jaromir's "scholarly beard."

Good night, good blogging.

1. Marvel at Jaromir Jagr's Unique Playoff Beard

2. Peter Laviolette Goes Ballistic On Penguins Bench; Hartnell Taunts Hulk Hogan Wannabe

3. Watch: Sidney Crosby Reacts to Daily News 'Cowardly' Cover

4. Jonathan Papelbon Wins Cage Match With Fan

5. Flyers Turn 'Knock, Knock' Winning Anthem into Playoff T-shirt (this was RT'd by Mac Miller to his millions of fans)

6. Sixers to Unveil Big Bella, World's Largest T-Shirt Launcher Tonight

7. Philadelphia Bar Brews a Beer Called 'Crosby Tears'

8. Jason Babin Laughed When Andy Reid Told Him He Was Released, Then Laughed Some More When He Shared the Story

9. Video: Allen Iverson at the Wells Fargo Center for Game 6

10. Scott Hartnell Channels His Inner Hulk, and the Hulkster Himself Makes Jumbotron Appearance

11. Watch—The Quintessential Scott Hartnell: #hartnelldown, goal, fight! The Hart Trick? (pretty sure Matt coined "The Hart Trick" in this post)

12. Jagr: 'I have never seen a team like the Flyers'

13. Both Charlie Manuel and Ump Bob Davidson Get One-Game Suspension

14. Jaromir Jagr Pulls His Own Goalie

15. 'Uniform Monitor' Ranks Flyers Orange and Black as Best Unis in Sports

16. Watch: Chris Therien's Fantastic Crosby Rant Set to Game Video

17. Bettman: ‘This Process Is Over,’ NHL Prepared to Martyr Itself

18. 'Knock, Knock' From Xfinity Live! After Flyers Game One Win in Pittsburgh

This naked guy didn't crack the top 18 but we wanted to include him in the montage above. Here's the other A.I. post that just missed. Good stuff.

NBC Sports Philadelphia Internship - Advertising/Sales

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NBC Sports Philadelphia Internship - Advertising/Sales

Position Title: Intern
Department: Advertising/Sales
Company: NBC Sports Philadelphia
# of hours / week: 10 – 20 hours

Deadline: November 20

Basic Function

This position will work closely with the Vice President of Sales in generating revenue through commercial advertisements and sponsorship sales. The intern will gain first-hand sales experience through working with Sales Assistants and AEs on pitches, sales-calls and recapping material.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist Account Executive on preparation of Sales Presentations
• Cultivate new account leads for local sales
• Track sponsorships in specified programs
• Assist as point of contact with sponsors on game night set up and pre-game hospitality elements.
• Assist with collection of all proof of performance materials.
• Perform Competitive Network Analysis
• Update Customer database
• Other various projects as assigned

Requirements

1. Good oral and written communication skills.
2. Knowledge of sports.
3. Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
4. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
5. Must be 19 years of age or older
6. Must be a student in pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor, Master or Juris Doctor degree
7. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the US
8. Must have sophomore standing or above
9. Must have a 3.0 GPA

Interested students should apply here and specify they're interested in the ad/sales internship.

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Eagles Injury Update: Hicks, Kendricks should be OK; Darby questionable

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Eagles Injury Update: Hicks, Kendricks should be OK; Darby questionable

It's still unclear whether or not the Eagles will have Ronald Darby for Monday night's game, but at least they'll have their linebackers. 

Both Jordan Hicks (calf) and Mychal Kendricks (hamstring) will be OK to play against Washington on Monday night, head coach Doug Pederson said. 

"Both of them will practice today," Pederson said on Saturday morning. "They're both doing well. Just to get a couple extra days of rest. And Mychal has actually practiced all week. Jordan's been the one we've kept out. Both of them will go today and we'll get a better understanding of where they're at but they'll be fine for the game."

Hicks, Kendricks and Darby were the only three Eagles who were limited in Friday's practice. 

Darby (ankle) will be listed as questionable for the game, but earlier in the week Pederson said "stars have to align" for the cornerback to play this week. The 49ers game on Oct. 29 is probably more likely. 

Darby, who dislocated his right ankle in Week 1, returned to practice for the first time this week. 

"[Darby has] looked well. It's just day by day with him," Pederson said. "We'll get through today's practice with him. Obviously, have limited his reps during practice. He is doing well and we'll get through today and tomorrow to make a decision for [the game]."

The Eagles will practice on Saturday at 11:45 a.m. and the injury report will come out later in the afternoon.