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Angry Ward Wednesday: Holiday Sports Wish List

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BRONX, NY – It’s the holiday season. So whoop-de-doo and hickory dock, and don’t forget to hang up your sock… as Andy Williams warbled in one of the worst Christmas songs ever. Anyway, there’s plenty going on and I’m seeing lots of frozen vomit on the sidewalks, which means that Office Christmas Party season is […]

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What The Sam Hill? MLB Fans Asking: Is Robbie Cano is Robbie Alomar Part Deux?

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SEATTLE, WA – From the state that lured Jon Olerud away with its athlete-friendly tax structure, comes Robinson Cano, an aging, high-priced second baseman on the downside of his career. Make no mistake, Mariners fans are doing backwards somersaults now that they are rid of Robbie and his nonchalance when it comes to playing full-tilt […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: Jim Boeheim, NBA Drama, World Series

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FROM THE PRESS BOX – The World Series is in full swing, there’s so much drama in the NBA and the college basketball regular season is just a couple of weeks away. Things are pretty, pretty good right now. . Time to jump right in. Here’s this week’s set of Ebs’ Hot Takes. Enjoy. Jim […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Your Halloween Sports Costume Guide

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BRONX, NY – Welcome to the scariest time of year. For Mets fans it’s the months between June and September, for everyone else, it’s Halloween. Anyway, if you’re stuck for costume ideas, there’s plenty of low-hanging fruit in the world of sports. Here are some quick getup ideas, some of which have multiple applications, in Your […]

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Who Will Start for Yanks Wednesday. deGrom and NY Rangers Stuff, too!

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THE BRONX, NY – As the New York Baseball Yankees get ready to take on JG Clancy’s Oakland Athletics in the American League Wild Card game, the big question still looming over all of Yankeedom is… Who the hell will start that Wild Card game?  Luis Severino has not been the ace he was billed […]

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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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Different Matt on: NFL Giants Regrets, MLB AL Playoffs, Yankees Bullpen

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s unbearably hot here in the New York area and it seems like autumn is a long ways away, but football is back. We’re less than a week away from the start of the NFL regular season. The New York Football Giants should underwhelm this year. As Buddy Diaz pointed out […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Getting Personal About Mets, Jets, Eagles and Horse Racing

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL – Lately, writing for this site has felt a lot like screaming down a long empty hallway. I think I could accomplish the same thing by firing off personal messages to those that MIGHT still be listening, That’s actually not a bad idea. Here goes. TO: Junoir Blaber Guy, now is the […]

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Yankees Lacking Leadership? Hockey Rangers Double Down on Rebuild.

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NEW YORK, NY –  The Yankees are not looking good right now. A lack of focus has led to silly mistakes. An ugly game Wednesday afternoon was followed by an even uglier game last night in Boston. They look lazy. All of the above begs the question: Are The Yankees Lacking Leadership? Aaron Boone was hired […]

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Angry Ward: How to Fix the New York Mets, Vol. 30, Chapter 17

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NEW YORK, NY – How about that MLB Trade Deadline? Had about as much action as “My Dinner with Andre.” (Older reference lost on younger viewers.) I know a handful of marginally big names went new places, but the rest of it resembled a Sandy Alderson shopping spree. It also looks like the Yankees added the final […]

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