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Big Ben’s World Cup Special: How to Stop the Neymar Flop

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Moscow, Russia: There has been a lot of talk about the soccer World Cup on these pages lately. If you thought I would buck that trend, you’d be wrong. Something has to be done about all the flopping and I am a man of solutions. Flop, Flop, Flopping on Heaven’s Door Every four years I start […]

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Rain Man Rants: Conor McGregor, Johnny Manziel & Lamar Odom

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – Happy Saturday gang! That week felt like a month, as there wasn’t much to talk about, except the horrible weather for an Opening Day, that was way too soon. As usual though, I got on my [Information Super Highway] Horse and found some diamonds in the ruff to chat about. […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: The Rex Hex, March Meh-ness and No Kissin’ Kirk Cousins…Yet

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BRONX, NY – Tons going on this week, all over the damn place. Seriously, very tough to keep up with it all. I’m up to the task… sort of. Going to hit on as much as possible, but I’m Hangry Ward right now and will need to cut this short to eat a whole mess of […]

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2018 is 2011: Minnesota Vikings are the Boston Bruins. Cheesy Bruin Reports

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MARLBORO, NY– Today is Championship Sunday in the NFL but I can’t help but bring NHL hockey into today’s conversation. Sometimes, and eerily so, teams in different sports often share similarities hard to ignore. For a few weeks now I’ve been telling our own Angry Ward that this current iteration of his favorite NFL team, […]

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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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