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Grinding Ax Walter Hynes: Rick Nash, Eli Manning Are Frauds

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“Rick Nash has not convinced me that he has the gumption to push the Rangers offense over the finish line.“ -Grinding Ax Walter Hynes PENN STATION, NY –  As I celebrate Year Fifty as a Blueshirts fan, I anguish over the history of this franchise. The numbers suggest that this quinquagenarian may not see another Stanley Cup raised at the Worlds Most Famous Arena!   Who […]

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Grinding AX Wednesday? Frank Martin’s Cocks Final Four, March Madness Latest

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HOBOKEN, NJ – Grinding Ax Wednesday? When our version of Gaius Lucilius needs a personal day, I’ll always be available. With the Final Four teams ready to finish a memorable March Madness, I have decided to write about my favorite coach of the past decade, Francisco Jose Martin aka Frank Martin,  of those fighting Gamecocks from The University of South Carolina.  Martin is the son of Cuban political […]

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Grinding Ax: Irish Sports Legends, Dead or Alive

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MANASQUAN, NJ –  “I’m Irish. I think about death all the time.” This was one of Jack Nicholson’s famous quotes. With another Saint Patrick’s Day in the books, I decided to dedicate this Substitute Saturday to some of the scores of Dead & Alive Irish Sports Legends.  A bit morbid, but considering the alternatives I feel this to […]

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Grinding Ax: NFL Free Agency Frenzy, March Madness Mayhem

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White House, NJ – NFL Free Agency is kicking off , therefore, we get to witness intelligent owners, GM’s and coaches acting amorously towards a group of players who are ready to break ties with the teams and fans who supported them. It’s truly Reality TV playing out before us. Some will hit the proverbial lotto, inking deals that […]

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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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