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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: Super Bowl Prediction

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Miami, FL: It’s hard to talk about anything in sports besides the Kobe tragedy, but that’s the last thing I want to talk about. Way too much for me to unpack. I don’t give him a pass for the incident in Colarado, but the clips of Kobe and Gianna were gut wrenching. Isn’t there a […]

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Big Ben Whitney: Dissecting and Digesting a Delightful Divisional Round

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The Road to Miami: Well it’s Tuesday. And like the dairy farmer said to his delivery guy, I’d better churn something out. It was a hell of an entertaining weekend in the NFL and it’s time to break it down. Big Ben is here to help dissect and digest a delightful divisional round. Giants Tangent […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Did Belichick’s Walter White Blunder of Hubris Play a Part in the Pats’ Loss and Possible Abrupt End to the Bralichick Era?

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Foxborough, MA:  It was a wild, Wildcard weekend with three of the four home teams losing and the one winner sneaking by in overtime. Saturday night featured what may have been the last game of the Bralichick Era as the Pats lost in a game they called as if Jason Stidham were the QB. It […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Lifeless in Met Life, NY Giants Post-Mortem on a Suck-Fest Season

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – It was another rough Sunday for the New York Giants and another miserable season is mercifully over. With a chance to dash the playoff hopes of the hated Eagles and give the fans at least a taste spoiler schadenfreude, the G-men again fell short. The Eagles, despite a rash of injuries, […]

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Big Ben Christmas Eve Special: Christmas and NFL Lies, Chase Young, Daniel Jones, Mahomes vs Lamar

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BETHLEHEM, PA –  Happy Christmas Eve, loyal MTM readers. All the best to you and yours. Most people know Jesus Christ could not possibly have been born on December 25th and that date wasn’t proclaimed to be His birthday until over 400 years later. The date was chosen to make the switch over from Paganism […]

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Big Ben Whitney: Belichick, Satan, and Dynasty of Deception, Breezus Breaks Record

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HELL, MI – I was flipping channels the other night and I came to a show on HBO called Belichick & Satan. It took me a few seconds for my brain to calibrate and realize that it said “Saban” and not “Satan.” Belichick & Satan seemed like the legitimate title of an HBO show I’d […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Terrible Dad Jokes, Some Gerrit Cole In your Stocking

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STAMFORD, CT – My twin daughters turn 3 today! Thank you very much. Everyone says it goes by fast, but if you ask me it’s been a grind. But like my hockey league teammates with tell you, grinding is what I do. So it’s all good. But one thing that has not survived intact is […]

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Big Ben: Christmas Caroling Around the NFL: Traditional Songs for Teams, Players, Coaches

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The North Pole – Thanksgiving was late this year, so we have to get into the Christmas spirit with the haste of the boy outside of Scrooge’s window sent to buy the prize turkey. I’m here to help. Let’s go Christmas Caroling Around the NFL. I’ll Be Home for Christmas Maybe the New York Giants […]

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Big Ben’s Thanksgiving Guests: Pat Shurmur, Colin Kaepernick, Derek Jeter, John Sterling, Greg McKegg

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STAMFORD, CT – My wife decided at the last minute to take our nearly 3-year old twins to her parents’ house in Michigan. I am unable to go, sadly, but good luck on the plane, Honey. Like Daniel Jones after his umpteenth straight loss, I am undeterred and determined to have a killer Thanksgiving on […]

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Big Ben Whitney: 3 New Great Sports Names; Rock Ya Sin, Kaapo Kakko & De’Coldest ToEvaDoIt Crawford

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STAMFORD, CT – From Dick Trickle to God Shammgod to DeWanna Bonner, there have been some great sports names over the years. And recently, there have been some quality additions. Here are my favorite 3 New Great Sports Names. Rock Ya Sin The Colts took the Temple cornerback in the second round. And while he […]

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