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A Very Manny Reunion: Joe Torre, Cooperstown and Manny Being… The Nanny?

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COOPERSTOWN, NY – For those unfamiliar with the Manny Ramirez as Joe Torre’s nanny story, that’s what the following refers to; when Joe Torre had to handle Manny in L.A…. EXT. COOPERSTOWN, NEW YORK. YESTERDAY A lovely summer day at the Baseball Hall of Fame, resplendent in its bunting and brick. The ceremonies have just […]

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Lazy Sunday Funday Baseball Debate: Star Wars vs. Lord of the Rings

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El Bario, Bronx – What a day to be called in to pitch hit, on a Sunday morning that happens to also coincide with the Dominican Day Parade. Most days I have no problem living in the Bronx or on the Concourse but on this day when I can’t even hear myself think because of […]

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Better Late Than Never? The Battered Bastards of Baseball

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HANGOVER CITY – Many apologies for the late post this Saturday. A long work week, too much Jim Beam, and a few litres (Canadian spelling) of beer at the Hofbrauhaus last night forced me to miss my deadline. The Germans strike again! Lets talk Baseball. The Yanks came from behind to beat the Canadian Bluebirds […]

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MLB Mega Contracts, NFL Arrests and Kevin Love Affair

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“I will make a decision in a short period of time as to what Nick Marshall‘s punishment will be.” – Gus Malzahn, Auburn Head Coach, on star QB Nick Marshall‘s citation for marijuana possession earlier this month. EL BARIO, BRONX – The weekly Sports Bully Pulpit had to be moved up a day but there […]

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Replay this! No Honor Among Thieves, Umps, or Mark McGwire

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Williamsport, PA- If you watch a fair amount of Major League Baseball, then you’ve likely got an opinion on this season’s expanded replay review system. I know I’ve got mine.  It sucks.  What should be used as a last resort tool to correct egregiously bad on-field calls and rulings by umpires has instead become a […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: The Filthiest Sports Movies (N)ever Made

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NEW YORK, NY – So, it has come to my attention that Short Matt is stepping out of the office this week to deal with some family matters. Like everyone else, I hope that everything works out on that end. But what kind of person would I be if I didn’t take advantage of the […]

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