Philly March Madness: (2) Allen Iverson vs. (3) Jimmy Rollins

Philly March Madness: (2) Allen Iverson vs. (3) Jimmy Rollins

Over the next few weeks at The700Level, we'll be posting poll matchups as part of our Philly March Madness competition.
Examine the cases of the two
fine Philadelphia athletes below, and
cast your vote at the bottom as to which
you think should advance to the next
round. And as always, feel free to explain
your selection and/or debate the
choices in the comments section.

Please coninue to send us your personal stories
and rememberances of the various Philly athletes suggested to
700fantasy@gmail.com. In the meantime, take a read through some of the
relevant career stats amassed by these legendary athletes during their
time in Philadelphia.


(2) Allen Iverson

Games Played: 722

Points Scored: 22,095

Assists: 4,385

Steals: 1,644

All-Star Appearances: Nine ('00-'07, '10)

All-Star MVPs: Two ('01 & '05)

All-NBA First or Second Teams: Six ('99-'03, '05)

MVP Awards: One ('01)

Playoff Appearances: Six ('99-'03, '05)

Finals Appearances: One ('01)


(3) Jimmy Rollins

Games Played: 1494

Hits: 1714

Home Runs: 154

Runs Scored: 993

Stolen Bases: 343

All-Star Appearances: Three ('01, '02 & '05)

Gold Golves: Three ('07-'09)

League Triples Titles: Four ('01, '02, '04 & '07)

MVP Awards: One ('07)

Playoff Appearances: Four ('07-'10)

World Series Appearances: Two ('08 & '09)

World Series Championships: One ('08)

    Who should advance to the next round?online survey

Third-Round Results So Far:

East Bracket:

(1) Julius Erving (81.9%) over (4) Randall Cunningham (18.1%)
(2)  Chase Utley (76.5%) over (11) Cole Hamels (23.5%)

 

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.

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• Assist Account Executive on preparation of Sales Presentations
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• Track sponsorships in specified programs
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• Perform Competitive Network Analysis
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• Other various projects as assigned

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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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All-Star sidelined for Sixers' game vs. Bucks

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All-Star sidelined for Sixers' game vs. Bucks

CAMDEN, N.J. -- The first matchup between the oversized point guards will have to wait.

Ben Simmons will not face off against Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is sidelined because of soreness in his right knee, in the Sixers' Saturday evening game against the Bucks. Antetokounmpo is averaging 28.2 points, 10.1 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 1.3 blocks per game this season. 

That’s not the only absence.

Jerryd Bayless, who had started in place of JJ Redick (leg), is out with a sore left wrist. Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot gets the nod at shooting guard.

“It’s another opportunity to show up and make some shots and prove that I can do that,” Luwawu-Cabarrot said at shootaround, also noting he has to play tough defense on Eric Bledsoe (17.7 points per game).

Reigning Rookie of the Year Malcolm Brogdon will also miss the game because of a personal matter, per the Journal Sentinel. Brogdon beat out Joel Embiid and Dario Saric for the award last season. 

Markelle Fultz (right shoulder) remains out. He worked on free throws, driving drills, and knocked down a jumper in the portion of shootaround available to the media.