Tag: Bill Murray

Emergency Makeover Monday: Groundhog Day for Miserable Mets Madness. Yogi, Frazeir, Wilmer, Wright

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FLUSHING, NY – If Yogi Berra were alive and had seen the Bill Murray classic with Punxsutawney Phil, he’d likely have a new iteration of his classic deja vu line re the Mets, “It’s Groundhog Day all over again.” Matt Harvey, Todd Frazier, Michael Conforto, Mickey Callaway… The faces change but team from Flushing is […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Bill Murray vs. Tom Hanks – A Sports Showdown

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BRONX, NY – This is my second post this week! Wow! I feel so important, and so very, very alone. As I mentioned last week, summer sports is really just boiling down to baseball. You can focus on the Thursday night’s NBA draft if you like, but it’s most likely that your team–especially you, Knicks […]

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Biggest Game in MLB History: Cubs vs Indians Game 4.

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CHICAGO, IL – Has there ever been a more important baseball game for the fans of one team than the one facing Chicago Cubs fans tonight? And by no means are we saying this isn’t massively important for Cleveland Indians fans. It’s likely in the Top 10 for those folks. But good golly, it’d be […]

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Shakespeare, Kipling and Nixon Predict Bright Mets Future

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FLUSHING, NY – Oh, there’s got to be a morning after… and for Mets fans, the hangover will peak days from now but the interim walk of shame is mercifully short, seeing as you spent the night at home anyway. Many sincere condolences are in order, but I’d rather light a candle than curse the […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Farewell, Harold Ramis

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BRONX, NY – We’ve been losing a hell of a lot of talented people lately and it’s starting to piss me off. On Monday Harold Ramis passed away at his home near Chicago at the way-too-young age of 69. It seems for the past four years he’d been battling something called autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis. I […]

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COOPERSTOWN COUNTRY HARDBALL: LESSON IN HUMILITY

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COOPERSTOWN, NY – “Cooperstown is a great place. You just can’t get there.” –Ralph Kiner in re to Cooperstown’s geography, not the Hall Of Fame’s selection process. On the map, Cooperstown, NY is somewhere west of Schenectady. Schenectady is somewhat north and west of Albany. To get there from NYC, you pick your poison: Drive […]

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