Ben Whitney

Big Ben Yankee Playoff Special – ALCS Game 3 Diary

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Bronx, NY: The New York Yankees vs the Houston Astros in Game 3, as it happened. With their backs against the wall, it’s a must-win for the Yanks. Let’s get to it. 7:15: The wife is out and but I somehow manage to get my twin ten month old girls down without much of a fight. And […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Yankees Trying to Overcome Girardi’s Whiff, Giants Season of Suck, a VPOTUS Ruse

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THE BOOGIE DOWN, NYC: We’re going to Game 5 in Cleveland folks. Other than two terrifying walks by Dellin Betances in the eighth, the Yankees cruised. Luis Severino stepped up and some of the bats came alive. To complete the comeback, there’s still one big hurdle left in the name of Corey Kluber. But man, […]

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Big Ben Tuesday – The Incredible Season of Aaron Judge, the AL MVP

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The Bronx, NY: What a depressing week – Vegas, Puerto Rico, Tom Petty, and President Whinybitch. Instead of jamming screwdrivers into my ears, I’ve decided to go to my happy place. At present, that happy place is in the person of one Aaron James Judge. The big man has had a truly remarkable season. But […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Trump’s Giant Piehole Ignites Firestorm of NFL Protests, Giants Still Lose

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If you’ve ever stumbled across one of my posts before, you know what I’ll be writing about today. The only topic on everyone’s mind – is Kylie Jenner pregnant? I kid. Since DJ Eberle punted, it falls to me to talk about the NFL protests. The President Stamps Out Controversy A quick recap if you […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Giants’ Season Already in Jeopardy, Yankees on a Collision Course with Cleveland

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Stamford, CT: I’m back to check in on my two favorite teams, the New York Giants and the New York Yankees. The Giants season may be already in trouble and the Yankees are on a collision course with the red hot Indians. A Must Win Game 2 I am writing before the game on Monday […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: 3 Brutal NFL Storylines to Make me Take up Golf on Sundays

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Stamford, CT: Happy Labor Day y’all. I am tempted to write about the Yankee Steamroller picking up steam and getting ready to roll into the playoffs. You know, besides getting bludgeoned by Cleveland. But it’s after Labor Day, so no wearing white and it’s time to talk some football. So far the biggest storylines have been […]

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Big Ben Whitney: Yankees Will Catch The Red Sox

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THE BOOGIE DOWN, NYC – The New York Yankees pulled within a mere two and half games of the Boston Red Sox on Sunday and things are looking up. Other than the one with the Chihuahua and garden gnome, this is Short Matt’s worst nightmare. As we come down the stretch, the Yanks are starting […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: One Ugly 2017 NY Jets Preview

PATH OF TOTALITY, USA – I hope you all enjoyed the solar eclipse. If you’re a fan of the NY Jets, I hope you recognized the opportunity to fry your eyes ahead of the season. Expectations are low as the Jets under/over number for wins is 4.5 and the under is the getting the action. […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: NFL Controversies; Zeke Elliot Suspended, Marshawn Lynch Sits for Anthem

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DALLAS, TX – It was a rough week for America. Among the bizarre events, freaking Nazis marching around with impunity and a minor nuclear scare. When North Korea threatened to attack Guam, Trump eased the concerns of Governor Eddie Calvo by telling him not to worry; Calvo was about to be famous and tourism to Guam […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Five Things for Mets’ Fans to do in August

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QUEENS, NY: There’s been a lot of winching in recent days about the difficulty of writing about sports in August. It’s understandable, as much of the complaining is coming from New York Mets’ fans. It’s been a while since the Mets have had meaningful games in October. Or August. And most of them are Jets […]

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