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Ebs’ NBA Playoffs Hot Takes: Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers

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WILKES-BARRE, PA – Game 1 of each of the eight opening round NBA playoff series are in the books. And to be honest, I think a few things shocked most people. Who would of thought the Milwaukee Bucks would take Game 1 in Toronto? Not me. But with that being said, it’s time to do […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: NBA MVP Race for the Ages – Harden and Westbrook’s Season Rivals Robertson, Wilt and Russell

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HOUSTON, TX – Based on my peripheral view of the NBA MVP race, it’s hard to fathom how Russell Westbrook could average a triple double and not win it. But it happened to Oscar Roberson back in ’61-62, and a closer look at James Harden’s stats makes it look a lot less cut and dried. Let’s dig […]

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Chinese New Year Edition: Biggest Roosters in Sports [Ahem]

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MARLBORO, NY– Yesterday marked the Chinese New Year and ushered in the Year of the Rooster. With a little assistance from the old dictionary is the word rooster: roost-er (NOUN), a male domestic fowl; a cock. With that is the brainchild of today’s column as we address some of the biggest roosters (ahem!) in sport […]

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Sports Mount Rushmore: Kobe Done, Peyton Gone, Big Papi to Follow

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“Please allow me to introduce myself. I’m a man of wealth and taste. I’ve been around for a long, long years…” PANIC CITY, NY – Who better to frame a year in which we’ve seen the retirements of several iconic players across Baseball, Football, and Basketball than the Rolling Stones? Some guys just know when […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: New York Rangers, New York Knicks, F*** Boston

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EL BARRIO, DE BRONX – Today is the Sabbath. The Lord’s day. A time to rest and be thankful. Well, all that is nice and all but man… what a week I had! It was hectic and it was busy. So much so that the workload spills into my Saturday. However, your beloved Deacon Blaber […]

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Third Eye Blind, David Stern & Jordan Rules make NBA a Minor League Sport

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TAMPA/ST. PETE – FL – Right away, I like that the MLB playoffs seemingly have some sense of urgency. By this I mean that the current round – the “NLDS” – is a best of 5 series and MLB seems to like the idea of moving things along. Games are being played daily and the […]

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BOSTON 101: ONE BIG HAPPY…

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by Jillian Brooks BOSTON, MA – Quick, ten years ago today the cover of Sports Illustrated had what headline? Time’s up. Here it is: “Why The Red Sox Will Win The World Series.” In hindsight it was laughable for a number of reasons, the most obvious of which was the cover photo choice: A sleeveless […]

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MY DADDY CAN BEAT UP YOUR DADDY

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by Rex O’Rourke TOBACCO ROAD, NC – So last night I’m watching Duke throttle North Carolina and I ask myself: “Self, what is the biggest rivalry in sports?” Is it Duke/UNC? They certainly rank up there. The Cameron Crazies alone are worth the price of admission. Multiple national championships on both sides and a dust […]

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