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Angry Ward Wednesday: More Minnesota Vikings Torture in Store, or Will it Be Salvation?

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BRONX, NY – The Minnesota Vikings host a divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints next Sunday… and I’m wondering what will go wrong. It’s not that I don’t believe in this year’s version of my favorite football team, it’s just that I’ve been a fan for so long I can’t help but feel that […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: David Wright and Adrian Peterson and the Time to Hang ‘Em Up

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BRONX, NY – I had a fun film-based column planned for today, but yesterday’s news about New York Mets’ third baseman David Wright and Minnesota Vikings’ tailback Adrian Peterson pretty much demanded some sort of response. The news isn’t great. Do the Wright Thing. So, Mets’ captain David Wright was sent back to New York from Spring […]

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Ebs’ Two Big Things: (BaeRod) Alex Rodiguez to Hall, Boomer and Tom Jackson

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – This weekend was a bit of a bummer. At least it was for me. Not only did longtime ESPN NFL analyst Tom Jackson signoff for the last time Saturday night, but just a day later, future Hall of Famer – yup, I said it – Alex Rodriguez announced that he will […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Another Viking Funeral

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Bronx, NY – Goal: “To see the Vikings win a Super Bowl in my lifetime.” This is what the 18-year-old, not-quite-so-Angry Ward wrote in his senior high school yearbook. At that point it had been a decade since Minnesota went to and lost their fourth Super Bowl-to the Oakland Raiders. Three decades later, they still haven’t […]

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Look Back at Linsanity, Green Bay QBs and The Bird Man!

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THE MECCA, NY – Like a Supernova literally outshining everything in his galaxy, Jeremy Lin exploded onto the New York stage three years ago this month. His arrival came with absolutely no fanfare or expectations whatsoever. After first having tried the immortal Tony Douglas (Falcons WR Harry’s little brother) ancient Mike Bibby and the recently […]

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NFL Good Guys vs Villains: Green Bay Packers vs Dallas Cowboys

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GREEN BAY, WI – Football and MTM fans will be glued to their television sets across this great country today in anticipation of the 1:00 p.m. Divisional Round game of the NFL Playoffs. Why so? Well, because the most polarizing squad in all of team sports, the Dallas Cowboys (a.k.a. America’s Team), will trot out […]

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Tide Turns for Buckeyes, a 12 Gauge, Ducks and Preppy Strippers

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ARLINGTON, TX – On January 12th, in this town known more for the presence of Nolan Ryan than anything else, the improbable will happen: College Football will have its first semblance of a true championship bout. And the combatants couldn’t be more unlikely; the Ohio State Buckeyes, who stunned Alabama’s Crimson Tide behind a third-string […]

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The Best Headlines From Week 7 in the NFL

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Upstate New York – As we approach the midway mark in the NFL, many storylines are beginning to take shape throughout the league. From records breaking to team’s winning their first game of the season. It was a busy weekend for football, but don’t worry MTM readers! I have you covered! Here’s the top headlines […]

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Free Week 8 NFL Picks: Peyton, Redskin Name Scandal, Bradshaw vs Stabler

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DENVER, COLORADO After a 2-2 Week #7 the winning percentage dipped to 59% based upon an overall mark of 16-11.  These Free Week 8 NFL Picks make the numbers rise toward the magical 70% goal and are a license to print money–enough to open up your own Money Store: Favorite I see Peyton Manning missed practice the […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: I Hate Football

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s official, I hate football. This comes as something of a surprise, in that football was my entire universe as a kid. Well, maybe not “entire,” I mean there was always room for Jaclyn Smith, Rachel Ward, and Cheryl Tiegs in a mesh bathing suit. Now, where was I? Oh yes, […]

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