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NY Rangers Save NHL From Ruin, MLB Final Four Face Off

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NEW YORK, NY – We’re a little more than a week into this NHL season and the New York Rangers finally have their first points of the season. It’s been an ugly start for the Blueshirts, who had three regulation losses  in the points in their first three games before earning an overtime win last […]

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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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MLB Playoffs: Who to Root For? Milwaukee Brewers – Because of Barry Beck?

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NEW YORK, NY – Now that baseball season has ended… Wait. What’s that, you say? The season doesn’t end when the Mets hit the links?! Humph. Alrighty then. Indeed, it is the MLB Playoffs, and despite the sour taste left in the mouth from David Wright Money Grab Night (see Angry Ward’s perfect piece) , […]

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Big Ben Whitney: Yankees Break the Long Ball Record, Andujar MVP over Ohtani

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BRONX, NJ – It was a satisfying final regular season weekend in Boston, as the New York Yankees locked up home field in the wildcard game, got to 100 wins, and broke the single season team HR record. Giancarlo Stanton got to 100 RBIs and Miguel Andujar broke Joe DiMaggio’s rookie doubles record. Even though they […]

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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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Angry Ward Wednesday: Tiger, Knicks, Gritty… I Want to Bet on Everything

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BRONX, NY – I’ve said this on more than one occasion, but I will never be as much of a diehard sports fan as I was when I was a teenager. With age comes perspective and change, at least if you’re open to those concepts. So you start realizing that there are a lot of things […]

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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: 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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Talking Hockey (?) and Baseball as Yankees, Mets Sputter/Wait for David Wright and Aaron Judge

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NEW  YORK, NY  –  We’re just over a month away from the first NHL preseason games and hockey can’t come soon enough. Mets fans are glued to their televisions watching David Wright repeatedly strikeout looking in St. Lucie. Yankees fans are speed-dialing call-in shows and tweeting desperately about poop pitching, Judge’s wrist and Andujar’s defense. […]

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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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