Tag: Chicago Cubs

4 All-American Memorial Day Sports Moments: Rick Monday, Piazza, Astros vs Harvey, Bosox at Marathon

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INDIANA, PA – Here in the heart of America, Jimmy Stewart’s home town, it’s hard not get caught up in a bit of good ol’ fashioned American patriotism. And it’s only magnified more on this particular holiday weekend. With that, and with a salute to all that that have served, continued to serve – and […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: The 12 Taeks of Christmas

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Merry Christmas! And for those of you who don’t celebrate Christmas, Happy Holidays! I appreciate all of you who have taken time away from family, the pair of PA-centric NFL match-ups and the full slate of Christmas Day in the NBA to read my thoughts. So I promise, I will not disappoint. Time for Ebs’ […]

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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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Rivalry Week for the Yankees and What Ails Aroldis Chapman

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SPANISH HARLEM – Rivalry week is under way, at least that’s what they keep telling me on the YES Network. Last weekend it was the Hated Boston Red Sox, this week it continued with the New York Mets. Those in the city like to make the Subway Series more than it is and I’m sure each […]

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Dumb Stuff John Elway Would Say, Cards, Cubs, Brewers in Slapfight, Upton, Verlander, Nature Walks

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“When a man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard.” – Lakota proverb. DENVER, CO – It is within the Cubs nature to lose.  It is within the Cardinals nature to win.  It is within the Brewers nature to be irrelevant by the All-Star break unless the Bear Jew (Ryan Braun) takes enough steroids. […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: Yankees Bullpen, Philadelphia 76ers, Chicago Cubs, Jacoby Ellsbury

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PNC FIELD, MOOSIC, PA – As I sit here watching Jacoby Ellsbury’s rehab assignment continue, I gave some serious thought on what I should write about today. It’s the quietest part of the year for sports. There’s baseball, and that’s it. But, I think I have a few topics to discuss. Here’s the latest batch […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Dysfunctional Mets and Curious Case of the Giant “Toy”

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METSVILLE, USA – As the baseball season moves toward summer, things are looking bright in the Bronx but querulous in Queens with the Dysfunctional Mets. The NBA playoffs, on the other hand, are the worst warmup band ever. Can we get to the Cavs vs Warriors already? How Much is that Dildo in the Picture? […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: Buffalo Bills, Chicago Cubs, Syracuse Hoops

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WILKES-BARRE, PA – So, I didn’t know what to do Sunday. With the Buffalo Bills playing in Seattle on Monday night, I didn’t have to go to a bar to watch the game. It was different to say the least. I actually got to enjoy a day of football and not fret about the play of the […]

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Cheesy Bruin’s Free NFL Picks… NFL Notes

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MARLBORO, NY – After a couple of mediocre Sundays I returned to the 3-1 familiar form that you all have come to expect in my Cheesy Bruin’s Free NFL Picks. I’m at 19-13 for the year and that’s good for 60% but not good enough, as I put great pressure on myself to deliver the […]

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Game 7 of the World Series and Nothing Else Matters!

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SPANISH HARLEM – The World Series is the pinnacle of Baseball. Only those deserving may enter, it doesn’t matter if your the best team or the team that just got in. They all matter because they have a chance at something special, something grand. They work hard for this, they spend hours honing their craft. […]

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