Exclusive: The Phillie Phanatic writes a guest column for the Daily News

Exclusive: The Phillie Phanatic writes a guest column for the Daily News

The above photo was taken by Phillies beat writer for the Philadelphia Daily News, Ryan Lawrence, at yesterday's game -- the final at Citizens Bank Park of the 2013 season. Through our sources we obtained a copy of the Phanatic's column before it has been published elsewhere. You can read it below.

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The Phanatic scared the bejesus out of Savannah Guthrie on the Today Show

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The Phanatic scared the bejesus out of Savannah Guthrie on the Today Show

Perhaps the best thing about the Democratic National Convention descending upon the city of Philadelphia this week is the fact that the Phillie Phanatic can just pop up anywhere, at any given moment and scare the bejesus out of people.

That happened on the Today Show when Savannah Guthrie didn't see it coming.

That Carson Daly guy looked pretty spooked too while Al Roker is cool as a cucumber. Al knows.

Phillies minor leaguer makes amazing catch robbing a home run while crashing into the wall

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Phillies minor leaguer makes amazing catch robbing a home run while crashing into the wall

This is a good baseball catch.

It took place on Saturday night when the Hickory Crawdads' Tyler Sanchez belted a ball with men on base but was robbed by Lakewood BlueClaws outfielder Zack Coppola.

It certainly saved a few runs in the first inning but the Crawdads would find other ways to score, topping the BlueClaws by a final of 3-2.

Coppola's Great Grab

The "Web Gem" of the BlueClaws last homestand was made by Zach Coppola on this catch in the first inning on Saturday night."

Posted by Lakewood BlueClaws on Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Video of Marcus Vick running from the cops, getting captured at gunpoint is bonkers

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Video of Marcus Vick running from the cops, getting captured at gunpoint is bonkers

You have to give Marcus Vick credit, he still has that breakaway speed. But it's not exactly "getaway" speed as he demonstrated in his failed attempt to elude police in an incident that took place back in April. 

TMZ posted video of Vick's attempt to elude the law on Tuesday. Here's how the Washington Post described the incident back in April:

The incident occurred at Onelife Fitness when a police officer tried to arrest him on an outstanding contempt of court charge in Montgomery County, Va., and Vick ran, according to the police report obtained by WAVY.com, damaging a door as he did so. As the officer tried to grab him, Vick pushed him and, after a brief chase on foot, he was taken into custody. Online arrest records originally indicated that he was charged with a hate crime, but Newport News Police spokesman Lou Thurston told WAVY that was an error.

Vick, 32, was charged with one count each of resisting arrest, obstruction of justice, destruction of property and felony assault on a law enforcement officer. 

The video ends with Vick on the ground and the police officer whose camera caught the whole chase with his weapon drawn and pointed at Vick. Scary and strange stuff for the brother of former Eagles quarterback Mike Vick.

TMZ posted the video on the same day that Vick accused former Eagles running back LeSean McCoy of giving his "baby mamma" herpes.