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Ebs’ Hot Takes Olmypics Edition: Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and USA Men’s Hoops

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – You know, I could have easily made this about the Buffalo Bills. Considering Marcell Dareus is going to rehab, rookie sensation Karlos Williams was cut just hours before Saturday’s game against the New York Giants and outside linebacker Manny Lawson could very well miss the season opener because of a suspension, […]

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Ebs’ Two Big Things: (BaeRod) Alex Rodiguez to Hall, Boomer and Tom Jackson

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – This weekend was a bit of a bummer. At least it was for me. Not only did longtime ESPN NFL analyst Tom Jackson signoff for the last time Saturday night, but just a day later, future Hall of Famer – yup, I said it – Alex Rodriguez announced that he will […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: NFL Training Camp

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BALLSTON SPA, NY – I could have easily made this week’s column about the new-look New York Yankees and their new rebuilding lifestyle. But let’s face it… If I did that, there’s a very good chance this whole column could be moot by 4 p.m. because half the team could be gone. From what I’ve […]

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MLB Trade Deadline, NHL Moves, Yanks – Mets Deal, and Roger Clinton?!

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BRONX, NY – There’s a lot going in under the MTM Sports Wagon hood… We’ve got the MLB Trade Deadline, a potential Mets/Yanks deal, Roger Clinton rumors and NHL moves. Let’s get to it. We’re three days away from the MLB trade deadline and the New York Yankees, whom have already made one big trade, […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Ichiro, Cowboys, Durant and Lucroy

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BRONX, NY – Banging this one out just before deadline on Tuesday. It’s my wife’s birthday, I’m holding off on dinner and my dog, Griffey, is doing everything in his power to get me to play fetch rather than slap together another lackluster column. Where in the wide, wide world of sports are my priorities? […]

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Chris Sale for Sale? Dopey Aldon Smith, Cat Stevens, Chapman Trade

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EL BRONX, EL BARRIO – If I acted like my articles were still due on the weekend, then *I wouldn’t be up late writing my article right now. However, I didn’t so, I am putting this together and going over the headlines since my last post. And while the madness and sadness of the world […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: Saratoga Race Course, California Chrome and Songbird

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SARATOGA SPRINGS – As a sportswriter in Upstate New York, and specifically Saratoga Springs, I spend the majority of my summer stationed at Saratoga Race Course, the jewel of the Capital Region. Having opened in 1863, Saratoga is the highlight of the NYRA circuit every year. Don’t believe me? Ask 2015 Saratoga meet winner Irad Ortiz […]

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Steelers Sinner Le’Veon Bell, Roger Goodell, Marijuana, NFL Camps

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PITTSBURGH, PA – As these summer days get significantly longer with death-defying heat, it means that our gridiron heroes and hopefuls will be taking to NFL Camps in and around the nation’s “heat dome” within the coming days. The National Football Leauge is a fluid news source, as there is truly no off-season and today […]

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Commissioner Manfred Changing MLB Rules? Worst Ideas Ever…

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SPANISH HARLEM – Recent MLB news has caught my attention… and boy am I pissed. There is talk from Commissioner Manfred that they are looking to make some more changes to MLB Rules – to speed up the game.  One change that’s being bandied about is the limit on relievers used in a baseball game. Now I’m […]

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He’s Not Your Friend… Guy. Politics, Sports, Boss Bashing and South Park Collide

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By Tall Matt & Replacement Matt NEW YORK, NY – In the spirit of recent plagiarism, we’ll abscond with this familiar line from the 2008 South Park episode titled “Canada on Strike.” The question this phrase begs is “Are we really all Short Matt’s friends?” Can we put up with being called “guy” incessantly? We […]

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