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My Sports Sunday: Minor Yankees Sweep [VERY] Minor Mets, Stanley Cup Finals

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BLOOMINGBURG, NY – You all remember going back to school after summer vacation and the first assignment was usually a writing assignment called “What I Did On My Summer Vacation?” Today, I’m penning a condensed version detailing, “My Sports Sunday.” The day started early with a group bus trip to PNC Field in Scranton, PA. […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Boston Sucks, NHL and NBA Finals Predictions

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STAMFORD, CT – Billy Buckner died on Monday at 69 of dementia. If you were treated like Buckner by the Boston fans and media, you might want to forget who you were, too. Sure, they “forgave” him and gave him the #StandingOvation in 2008, but we all know that never would have happened had the […]

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Big Ben: Searching for the Next Ovibender; Stanley Cup Bingers

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SAN JOSE, CA: When the Caps won the Stanley Cup last season, Alexander Ovechkin went on a month long celebratory bender. In the process, he transformed himself from weird Russian buddy of Putin, to a partying legend. I’m looking at the four remaining teams in the NHL playoffs to see if anyone can pick up […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Athlete Cameos on Popular TV Shows I’d Like to See

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Stamford, CT: I caught a little of the brilliant 1992 Keith Hernandez episode on Seinfield. It made me wonder what other athletes would be good candidates to make cameos on popular TV shows. Let’s see where this goes. Big Bang Theory – Brad “The Rat” Marchand: Who would fit in better with a bunch of […]

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NHL Playoffs: NHL Conspiracy vs Boston Bruins?

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MARLBORO, NY – Losing sucks. It just does. Whenever involved in competitive endeavors, I want to win badly. Sometimes the other team is better than you on a given day and sometimes things just don’t bounce your way. At other times, on-field officials determine the outcome of a game and leave you perplexed and frustrated. […]

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Dallas Cowboys, Jason Witten Wig? NHL Playoffs, Boston Bruins Game 7

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MARLBORO, NY – It’s not easy being a sports fan in NYC when you root for the hometown team’s adversaries.  Being a Boston Bruins and Dallas Cowboys fan gets you zero sympathy around these parts but I’m going to discuss a few items regarding both of these favorite teams of mine.  Too bad, it’s Sunday […]

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Nagging Sports Questions by Cheesy Bruin: Vikings, Bruins, Olympics, Mets

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MARLBORO, NY – There’s only one more NFL game to bet on and for me to predict on your favorite sports website… but that comes next week. For today, you get to delve into what’s on my whiskey-addled brain relating to sports. What the H-E-Double Hockey Sticks happened to the Minnesota Vikings last week? They […]

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Hockey Pucks, Don Rickles, Brad Marchand, NHL Playoffs, Women’s Ice Hockey

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MARLBORO, NY – This week we lost one of comedy’s most colorful characters in Don Rickles. You knew you were an entertainment icon if this guy roasted you with unparalleled insults. I remember some of these roasts and his many appearances on all the late-night talk shows but affectionately recall watching him in the short-lived […]

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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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Reacquainting Bruins and Rangers In A Happy Movember

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POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – A Happy Movember is in order provided the rest of the next sports fortnight transpires for the Boston Bruins and Dallas Cowboys against New York denizen Rangers and Giants similarly to the 2-1 robbery of the Blueshirts by the Bruins on Tuesday night. Personally, these rivalries evolve as man’s answer to soap […]

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