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Ben Whitney comes from journalistic stock. Aside from his brothers, rumor has that his great-great grandfather was the youngest brother of Eli Whitney and covered the earliest "rounders" games. Big Ben is also another New York Rugby Club player/pal of Different Matt, Short Matt and Junoir Blaber. He likes film noir discussions, has twin girls and took up ice hockey after retiring from rugby.

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Big Ben Tuesday: Tough Decisions for the Rangers at the Deadline

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New York, NY: Around this time I usually think to myself, “pitchers and catchers are in camp and February is almost over. Spring will be here soon!” Then I watch a few days of bland news stories with footage of CC covering first and speculation of which triple A All-Star is going to claim the job […]

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Big Ben: A Way Too Early, MLB Hot Stove Look At 2019 NY Yankees Roster

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THE VOID, USA – We’re deep in the sports void between the Super Bowl and spring training. And with the weather flopping around like Trump’s weave in windstorm, this year has been particularly sh!tacular. Let’s pass the time with a MLB Hot Stove look at the potential 2019 Opening Day New York Yankees roster. Assuming […]

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Big Ben: Things You Should Have Done Instead of Watching Horrible Super Bowl

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SNOOZEVILLE, USA – Was that Downton Abbey or the Super Bowl? Holy hell was that boring. The only thing worse than the game was the halftime show. Here’s are a few things I would have rather been doing than watching that game. 1. Listen to a season’s worth of questions to Bill Bellichick about the […]

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Big Ben Tuesday – Boring All-Star Games and Boras Overplays His Hand

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Superbowl, Hell: We’re just a few days from February, the Monday of months, smack dab in the unnecessary extra Super Bowl hype week. In a weak attempt to get some ratings, they put the snoozer N(H and F)L’s All Star games where the Super Bowl should be. At least the growing spectacle of Machado and Harper remaining unaffiliated two weeks […]

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Big Ben Whitney: Chiefs Defeat Patriots and End the Dynasty!

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KANSAS CITY , MO – The Chiefs defeated the Patriots 28-24 on Sunday. The Pats started strong but weren’t able to finish. Tom Brady looked like a mortal and the team didn’t have enough talent to keep up with the high flying Chiefs. Did we finally witness the end of this amazing dynasty? The ball bounced […]

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Big Ben: Ranking the Potential Super Bowl Match-ups

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Atlanta, GA: With all the top seeds advancing, we have two excellent championship games on tap. Both home teams are favored by around a field goal. As the home team usually gets three points in the line, Vegas thinks these teams are about even. All four teams could are a threat to win it all. Here […]

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Big Ben: 2019 NFL QB Carousel, Can the Giants Find Their Guy?

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NASHVILLE, TN – It’s a funny game. Dozens of ferocious, burly athletes beat the snot out of each other for for three hours. Then a skinny little guy in a spotless uniform – who’s been on the field for maybe 90 seconds the whole day – strolls onto the field and decides the winner. It […]

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Big Ben New Year’s Special: Giants and Jets Pick Up Pieces, Exciting Wild Card Games on Tap

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TIMES SQUARE, NYC – Happy New Year! Another NFL season is in the books and we have four good games in the Wild Card round. There are a few teams in there that could definitely make a run. Let’s dig in. Bouncing Around The Steelers are surely better than some playoff teams, but you can’t […]

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Big Ben Christmas Special: Debunking Myths – Saquon, Yankees Pitching

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Bethlehem; Happy Christmas to you and yours. Well, ‘tis the season. Yeah, of lies. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! A diabetic fat man climbed down every chimney in the world in one night! You do know the date of December 25th was chosen to ease the transition to Christianity, right? Anyway, in […]

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Big Ben Whitney: Rapid Fire NFL Week 15, Hedging Misery Bets for Vegas

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN –NFL Week 15is in the books and we’re separating the contenders from the pretenders, the wheat from the chaff and the wanna-bes and the bes. Let’s rapid-fire this b!tch. Eli Manning was playing his way back onto the Giants’ 2019 roster, said the NFL Network last week. Whoops. It was a stinky performance […]

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