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Angry Ward Wednesday: Owners, Golfers, Flynns and Other Heartless Sports

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BRONX, NY – Writing this on Valentine’s Day night and, for once, it’s a welcome distraction. My kid’s been eating candy all day and I need to tune out the sugar-charged hyperactivity. Since it’s V-Day, I’ve decided to focus on matters of the heart or, rather, lack thereof. Sports Owners. At the top of the list […]

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Positive Thinking re Matt Harvey, Owner Trump, President Cuban and Dave Chappelle

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY – We’re tapping at the keyboard up here in God’s Country on the Iona College campus, moonlighting with RugbyWrapUp.com as color/play-by-play guys for the College Rugby Bowl Series. The [somewhat] fresh air, smell of percolating hazelnut coffee and Indian Summer temps having us feeling particularly warm, fuzzy and positive. And for whatever […]

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The Most Entertaining Man in Sports: Fat, Old Bartolo Colon

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FLUSHING, NY – The MLB’s Oldest Man doubles (pun intended) also as its Fattest Man. Without question, though, Bartolo Colon is also The Most Entertaining Man in Sports. There isn’t a Kevin James or Cedric The Entertainer lookalike out there that doesn’t at least consider that they could be successful in professional sports… because of […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Alex Rodriguez, Special Advisor. What the Hell is That?

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BRONX, NY – This past Sunday, legendary liar and baseball player Alex Rodriguez announced that he would be taking his talents to Nowheresville. Yep, with one year and $27 million remaining on his contract, the Yankees not-so-subtly told him to pack up his things and go to hell. Yet, they did it “the Yankee Way,” […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: A-Rod, Harvey, Puig: MLB Trade Deadline Deals that Didn’t Go Through

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BRONX, NY – Well, the Major League Baseball trading deadline has come and gone and here’s what we know. The Yankees know they suck and sold off half their team and don’t really give a rat’s ass about George Steinbrenner’s corpse spinning faster than a Cuisinart blender on “liquify.” We also know that Jonathan Lucroy thinks […]

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Brian Cashman Interview re A-Rod, Jay Z, Scott Boras, Brian McCann, CC

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NEW YORK, NY – Good morning. Angry Ward is off this week on a doctor-mandated yoga retreat in Tulum, dealing with some anger issues. In his stead, we are excited to present our exclusively prevaricated interview with Yankees GM Brian Cashman. We’ll get right to it. WHITNEY: Good morning Mr. Cashman, thanks for joining us. […]

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Horrid Harvey Hurt, Hottest Sports Reporter, Done BMC, Garth Brooks to Yankees

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NEW YORK, NY – As we watched the Dark Knight get his can kicked by Bain Washington from section 123, all we kept thinking about was how lucky Mets fans are that the Carlos Gomez for Zack Wheeler and Wilmer Flores trade didn’t go through. After the massacre was over, and the bloodied former Ace […]

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Angry Ward: What the Fack, Yankees?

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BRONX, NY – The Bronx is yearning… for some halfway decent baseball. I’ve decided to give up my anger strike for a week and vent a little bit about New York’s other baseball team, the Yankees. Slow starts are nothing new for the Bronx Bombers, especially in recent years, but this 2016 squad seems a […]

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Yankees, Mets in Different Directions? 2016 MLB Draft Predictions

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FLUSHING, NY – With their 4-game sweep of the snake-bit Colorado Rockies in the books, the red-hot New York Mets have their fans and other organizations frothing at the mouth re their abundance of young pitching talent. All are also lauding New York’s acquisitions of Yoenis Cespedes, Juan Uribe and Tyler Clippard before the MLB […]

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Famous Sports Mouths: Ali, Cosell and Tony Gwynn?

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NEW YORK, NY – Today marks the beginning of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, which ends on April 18th. This is a cause hitting close to home for me, being a two-time survivor of the disease and having family succumb to these types of cancer. It would be selfish of me not to […]

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