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Angry Ward Wednesday: Giants O, Giant Rugby Kid, Die Hards – I Don’t Get it!

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BRONX, NY – The Inwood Piper’s Kilt is closed, the Mets and Yanks are somehow still in the playoff hunt, LA has another mega-million flop on its hands with the Rams, Short Matt has already been married a year… things are starting to get a little weird. It’s not that I need to understand all […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Good Riddance Summer; Time for Fall, Football and Sports Galore

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NEW YORK, NY – I know it’s still another couple of weeks until the official beginning of Autumn, but so what? As far as I’m concerned Summer is over, done, kaput. Sure we all had fun going to the beach, hitting the pool, barbecuing, etc., but, seriously, fack this Summer! In New York, and surrounding areas, […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Gene Wilder Sports Tribute? Sure, Why Not?

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BRONX, NY – This past Monday we lost yet another bright light from our planet when the great Gene Wilder exited stage right. This was, of course, on the heels of losing our own funnyman, Al Sternberg. I think most will agree that 2016 has been absolutely brutal. But, for once, I’m not gonna dwell on […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Miami, Buffalo, Maryland, Josh Gordon… Sports Postcards from Hell

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BRONX, NY – I’m back from Vacation! Tra-la-lee! What the hell were the Go-Go’s talking about when they got all weepy and wistful about the passing of a restful, resplendent summer recess. They clearly didn’t have kids or went to Disney in August. Crawling back into NYC on my hands and knees, bloated, beleaguered and thinking […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Olympic Basketball, A-Rod, Election, Summer of Loathe

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PALM BEACH, FL – Taking a well-deserved break from my exhausting vacation to crank out another bunch of crap for my bald, bike-less boss. On the bright side, I somehow stumbled into cooler weather by heading out of NYC and down to South Florida, so there’s that. But otherwise, for the most part, this summer […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Alex Rodriguez, Special Advisor. What the Hell is That?

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BRONX, NY – This past Sunday, legendary liar and baseball player Alex Rodriguez announced that he would be taking his talents to Nowheresville. Yep, with one year and $27 million remaining on his contract, the Yankees not-so-subtly told him to pack up his things and go to hell. Yet, they did it “the Yankee Way,” […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: A-Rod, Harvey, Puig: MLB Trade Deadline Deals that Didn’t Go Through

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BRONX, NY – Well, the Major League Baseball trading deadline has come and gone and here’s what we know. The Yankees know they suck and sold off half their team and don’t really give a rat’s ass about George Steinbrenner’s corpse spinning faster than a Cuisinart blender on “liquify.” We also know that Jonathan Lucroy thinks […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Ichiro, Cowboys, Durant and Lucroy

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BRONX, NY – Banging this one out just before deadline on Tuesday. It’s my wife’s birthday, I’m holding off on dinner and my dog, Griffey, is doing everything in his power to get me to play fetch rather than slap together another lackluster column. Where in the wide, wide world of sports are my priorities? […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Worst Ballpark Food, Yankees Scandal, Bartolo and Other Fake Reader Mail

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BRONX, NY – It’s the All-Star Break. Time to kick back, relax, and reflect on all the time you’ve wasted watching sports and visiting this site and, yes, writing for this site. It’s also time to avoid watching the pointless Home Run Derby and instead watch old ’80s summer movies and drink Dark and Stormys. […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Kiner’s Korner, Rizzuto, Midnight Wrestling. Sports the Way They Used to Be

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BRONX, NY – All of this basketball free agency bed-hopping, babying of baseball players, and the now 12-month-a-year NFL news cycle have got me longing for a simpler time. A time when the Mets played on WOR Channel 9, the Yankees played on WPIX 11, and Gilligan’s Island reruns played on WNEW Channel 5. Back […]

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