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National Pizza Day And The New York Sports Scene

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MARLBORO, NY – Yesterday was National Pizza Day and while Chicago would disagree, New York is the best place to satisfy your pie craving in this country. What does this NYC food staple have to do with sports, you ask? Well, if the New York sports landscape were associated with all things pizza ,this is […]

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Baseball Mom’s Legacy: From Pavarotti and Domingo to Joltin’ Joe, The Splinter and David Wright

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NOTE: The outpouring of support, particularly from the Meet The Matts team, has had this hardened sports gumshoe reduced to a teary-eyed mess… more than once. Wilmer Flores, eat your heart out. GORTEENAVEELA, CO. GALWAY – Mom’s parents, Nanny and Poppy, were from tiny towns in Ireland. Her dad, Bernie McGuirk (not the Imus pal) […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Don’t Worry, The Yankees Still Suck

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BRONX, NY – My good friend Emily delivered a terrific sermon last Sunday about love, which she was nice enough to share with me. Among her many spot-on observations was one concerning how failing at something often gives us humans a more complete perspective on whatever that thing might be. For whatever reason, I immediately thought […]

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NY Rangers Poop a Dud, Bronx Bombers Ready to Detonate

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NEW YORK, NY – The New York Hockey Rangers are off to a terrible start, going 1-5-2 so far after last night’s shootout loss to the Islanders. They’ve struggled to score goals and Alain Vigneault has been mixing up lines already trying to find a mix that works. Nothing has worked so far. The Blueshirts […]

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Yanks Look Really Good, Pittsburgh Steelers Pony Up, Kevin Durant Gives Golden State Big Scare!

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY –The New York Yankees started playing exhibition games last weekend. So far so good.  It’s given fans – like me –  hope the team made the right decision to go forward with the youth movement. Elsewhere,  Antonio Brown is in the news again… but for all the right reasons. Finally, will Kevin […]

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Yankees Continue to Surge, Joe Girardi for President; Bye Bye Sam Bradford

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SPANISH HARLEM – As the Bronx Bombers continue to play important games in September, I find myself confused as to how I should feel. When the Yankees rid themselves of every important asset at the trading deadline, most fans figured this to be a lost season. But even as Joe Girardi claimed that the team […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: MLB 1st Half, Yanks vs Mets, Altuve vs Trout

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – Are you ready for some scalding Hawt Tayeks?! I know I am! We have finally hit the All-Star break, which means more than a half of the MLB season is behind us. A lot has happened and there’s a lot to discuss. Let’s get started with this round of Ebs’ Hot […]

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Recapping a Busy Day for the Bronx Bombers

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The Bronx – The New York Yankees were certainly active Sunday afternoon. Not only did the Bronx Bombers score more than two runs for once in their victory over the Minnesota Twins, they scored nine, they also made two interesting roster moves. Due to a need for bullpen depth for the upcoming series against the Cleveland Indians, […]

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2010 BASEBALL DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES…

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by Dr. Diz FORT WORTH, TEXAS – A little golf… Skiing out in New Mexico… This next weekend at Angel Fire… Some good long rides with my local bike club. Ahh, February in Tejas. Life is good. Spectator sport-wise however, it’s another story. NBA; goin’ through the motions. College hoops; March Madness is a month […]

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GROTE'S GRIPES: EVERYONE LOVES A PARADE?

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CANYON OF HEROES, NY – If the Phillies took care of business in Game 7 like they were supposed to this would’ve been the shortest Grote’s Gripes ever, just two words: No Gripes. Unfortunately that was not the case. Instead I’ll have to address today’s ticker tape parade for the 2009 World Champion New York […]

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