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Angry Ward: March Mundaneness, More Mets Misery and Other Night Terrors

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BRONX, NY – “It is awfully easy to be hard-boiled about everything in the daytime, but at night it is another thing.” So goes the Hemingway line from one of my favorite books, The Sun Also Rises. It’s a good line because it’s true. It’s much easier to deal with things in the in the light of […]

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Big Ben: 2019 NFL QB Carousel, Can the Giants Find Their Guy?

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NASHVILLE, TN – It’s a funny game. Dozens of ferocious, burly athletes beat the snot out of each other for for three hours. Then a skinny little guy in a spotless uniform – who’s been on the field for maybe 90 seconds the whole day – strolls onto the field and decides the winner. It […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: Making Sense of Rangers Failure and FIFA Scandal

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EL BARIO, EL BRONX – “Just when I thought I was out, they pulled me back in.” I was done writing on Saturdays… but then this week happened. The other MTM bald-headed black guy that likes hockey and soccer was gonna write this, shame on you if I need to mention his name (Different Matt), but […]

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Opening Day Dreams, Duke and Fat Presidents Bartolo and Taft

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MIKE PENCE COMMUNITY CENTER, IN – I found some interesting tidbits to nibble (other than the Cinnamon Toast Crunch between my sofa’s cushions), as I was watched Duke hit the On Wisconsin/Off Switch. Beating undefeated Kentucky last Saturday made the Badgers champions for this season. Asking a bunch of college kids to get up and […]

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March Madness: Breaking Down The Final Four

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Upstate, N.Y. – It’s been a crazy March hasn’t it? I bet you didn’t see Michigan State making the Final Four. I know I didn’t. But the Final Four field is set! It’s Kentucky vs. Wisconsin and Duke vs. Michigan State! Like I said in my column two weeks ago, it’s a shame Kentucky and Wisconsin […]

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Worst Sports Injuries Ever: Cheesy Bruin Makes Us Flinch

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HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY, NYC – Today marks twenty-six years since one of sports most gruesome and graphic injuries occurred when the skate blade of St. Louis Blues forward Steve Tuttle sliced the jugular vein of home team Buffalo Sabres goalie Clint Malarchuk. While the events gave new meaning to the sports cliché “going for […]

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March Madness: Your NCAA Tournament Bracket

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ALBANY, NY – With the bracket released and the NCAA Tournament just a day away, it’s time to fill out your bracket. It seems like every year a few teams have a chance to cut down the nets at the end, but that’s not the case this spring. There is one clear favorite this March […]

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An Early Look At March Madness

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Joe Lunardi’s Living Room – The NCAA tournament is just around the corner! With many mid-major conferences starting their post-season tournaments in the next couple of days, it’s time to take a look at some of college basketball’s hottest topics! Will Kentucky stay perfect? The short answer is yes. The Wildcats play in the easiest major-conference in […]

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Soccer Fan’s Plight Explained In American Sports Terms

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EL BARIO, BRONX –  According to rules set by Ze Staff Czar, Angerius Wardico, no one is to talk about Soccer on MTM, maybe on RWU  – but never, ever here. However, yours truly, Deacon Blaber, is too stressed from watching his favorite soccer team to hold it in. So, here’s an attempt to explain the […]

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PAID IN FULL: COLLEGE PLAYERS GETTING PAID? NCAA GOING PRO?

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Well, we can finally put a number on it. A hundred-thousand dollars, that’s what the average football and basketball players at top college programs should be earning each year.

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