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Angry Ward Wednesday: Endless Summers; Bronx Baseball Memories

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BRONX, NY – It’s muggy this evening in the Bronx, though not 1977 muggy, if you catch my meaning. But, with warm weather upon us like Tiger Woods on a middling internet adult film actress, my mind drifts back to summer’s past. Them good ol’ days when a quarter would buy you a 15-cent bag of […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: And the Sports Scrubs Shall Inherit the Earth

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BRONX, NY – There’s no way to sugarcoat this, so I’m just gonna say it. WE ARE AT THE END OF DAYS, people. American Pharoah won the Triple Crown for the first time in forever, the Warriors and the Cavaliers (two sadsack franchises from way back) are battling for the NBA title, and Short Matt is […]

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Hungry Ward Wednesday: Yankee Steak House?

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New York, NY – I don’t know how else to say this, so I’m just going to say it: Last Saturday night I ate dinner at NYY Steak near Rockefeller Center in midtown. How I came to dine at a New York Yankee-owned chophouse is unimportant (my brother has a weakness for groupons and cow flesh), […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Letterman Lives On… In Sports

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NEW YORK, NY – One week ago today, late-night television icon David Letterman wrapped up a three-plus decade run with a final show at New York’s historic Ed Sullivan Theater. For many of us it was a final bittersweet goodbye to one of the last vestiges of our collective misspent youth. To other, more reasonable […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: What’s Great and What Sucks About Your Favorite Sport

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BRONX, NY – I’ve watched more of the NHL playoffs this year than I have since I was a teenager, and it’s been pretty darn entertaining. Watching these games, many of them tense one-goal and/or overtime affairs, makes me lament that more people aren’t privy to just how great professional hockey can be. After all, […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: More Sports Movies I’m Gonna Make When I Grow Up

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BRONX, NY – I’ve decided to take a quick break from writing my Master’s thesis on heaven and hell themes in 1970s WPIX Children’s programming and the on-air editorials of Richard N. Hughes to focus on some sports movie ideas that have been kicking around inside my head. This might not seem like so much fun […]

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