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"Grinding Ax" Walter Hynes (GAW) comes from the same Sports Royalty bloodlines as Short Matt... He's heaving hatchets off the heads of any deserving Sports Personalities... His favorite teams are the NY Rangers, Detroit Tigers, Dallas Cowboys, NY Jets and Manchester United... A suburban husband and father of two, Walter understands what it takes to be a second-guessing, sideline-heckling parent and coach.

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Grinding Ax: The Hugest Super Bowl Ever! Brady, Dr Evil, Nancy Pelosi, Matty Ice

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HOUSTON, TX –  As we prepare for another Super Bowl, the curiosity is simply poking holes in my large Irish ceann (Gaelic for head). Will Luke Bryan nail the National Anthem?  What will the billions of people think about the 2017 version of Peaches and Herb halftime performance?  Will Tony Bennett ( brought to you by Depends) survive the show?  Will Lady Gag Me piss off […]

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Finding The Next Bill Belichick, NFL Playoffs Notes and Is Ryan Another Romo?

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FOXBOROUGH, MA – Channel Your Inner Bill Belichick. That’s exactly what happens every January. It’s not just the coaches whose teams are making playoff runs. GM’s and owners are collaborating, sifting through data, utilizing crystal balls, Ouija boards and anything else that will help them land the “Next Belichick.” Hope Springs Eternal, some say and […]

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Grinding Ax: They Might Be Giants vs Cowboys

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ-  Eli Manning’s New York Giants are playing for a chance to sneak another Super Bowl ring on their mitts.  This season lends great opportunity for Gump & Company.  The league is void of an overwhelming powerhouse squad as evidenced by looking at the records across the divisions. Wait a minute! What about the Dallas Cowboys, who […]

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Bernie Sanders, Millennials Killing NFL, Rangers Rampage

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COLTS NECK, NJ – Egalitarianism will destroy sports as we know it.  Write it down and mark my words. The NFL is already feeling the effects of the Millennials and their distain for personal achievement! Bernie Sanders, The Pied Piper of  Individualism & Intolerance, should band up his following of Starbucks-loving, Chipotle-eating little brats and hostilely take over the office […]

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Angry Ax Wednesday? Dak Prescott, Billy Goat, Dawg Pound, NY Rangers Rolling

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FREEHOLD, NJ – While Angry Ward enjoys some R&R, management reached out to me to bring some civility back to this forum. The word is that ratings here are tanking at the same rate as the NFL’s! That’s just horrible! I trust that they sent out an email blast to let readers know that The Grinding Ax would be swinging an Angry One […]

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Grinding Ax NFL Kickoff Edition: Broncos Buck Pouting Cam Recap, NFL Picks

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“Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!“ LAKEWOOD, NJ –  The Cousin Card has been played again as Small Matt emailed me last-minute to fill in due to the impending *Baby Blabber!  How can I say no to that?  While I despise the NFL hierarchy, they then to pull ratings out of their hat – especially […]

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Broke Back Tony Romo, Ezekiel’s Reefer Madness, NFC East

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Thoughts and prayers for Big Al Sternberg and his family. Life is too short. FREEHOLD, NJ – “I Can’t Quit You.” These are the words most likely being uttered from Jason Garrett’s quivering lips as he anguishes over the latest news about Tony Romo.   The NFC East is up for grabs this year, as the Giants, Cowboys, Iggles and […]

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Grinding Ax: Can the Knicks and Rangers Be Great Again? Dolan Trump Donald?

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LAKEWOOD, NJ – Perhaps our favorite Leprechaun, James Dolan, should swipe a page out of the Book of Trump.  Just like America, the New York Knickerbockers can be great again! Hey, some of the groundwork is already in place. With NO Mexicans currently in La Liga,  no wall would have to be constructed around Madison Square Garden.  That’s not to suggest […]

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Grinding Ax Chips In: March Madness Mayhem, Star Jay Wright, Coach K

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HOUSTON, TX – I know it’s over, that it happened Monday night, and that’s years ago for the Internet Age, but I love March Madness! Almost as much as the Stanley Cup Playoffs, in fact. There is nothing better than watching raw talent fight it out for that “One Shining Moment” on the big stage. […]

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Grinding Ax: Terrell Owens belongs in NFL Hall of Fame!

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CANTON, OH – The NFL Hall of Fame Committee has always been a “Boys Club” for those who abuse their power. As a result, the lines are blurred as to who makes the cut and why. Is it a popularity contest? How do they actually measure one candidate from another? Is this about a players […]

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