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Angry Ward Wednesday: Don’t Watch Sports!

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BRONX, NY – I’m back from vacation. On Monday I stared right down the barrel of that solar eclipse, sans viewing specs, and was rewarded with super powers beyond my wildest dreams. For starters, I am now completely impervious to late-night texts from Short Matt asking me to edit someone’s column and telling me how much […]

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NBA Finals, LeBron, Steph? Sure, I get it. Hope Solo? Hope Not!

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EAST PALO ALTO, CA – I’ve made my distaste for ESPN known in the past. Among the reasons I much prefer watching the MLB Network, or NBA Network, etc is that I just don’t give a crap about any of these other “fad” or trendy sports and I don’t understand much about them either. Every […]

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Lawn Pool, Tornadoes, Golf and Ugly Sports Jackets

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FT WORTH, TX – It’s that time of the year that bring a few things to Texas: Thunderstorms, Flash Flooding, Hail, Tornadoes and… Golf. Yep, it’s time for both the Colonial in Fort Worth and the Byron Nelson over by Dallas. Every year these two stops on the PGA Tour go back-to-back, allowing the area […]

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NASCAR , USA Soccer, Happy Gilmore: Who Is An Athlete?

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MANAUS, BRAZIL – As the World Cup of Soccer heads into its “Knock Out“round, The Matts secret favorite sport evokes many a debate over: 1) WHAT is a sport? 2) WHO is an athlete? 3) WHY NASCAR drivers are NOT Athletes?! There is NO denying, that this kicked round ball is creating a real stir […]

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Most Interesting Golfer In The World, Mike Tyson Comeback, Hero & Villain of the Week

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GULLANE, SCOTLAND – In the hallowed birthplace of the “sport” of Golf (yes it is a sport by definition), we start off this week’s Preacher’s Row by taking a closer look at Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez, the current leader after Round 2 of the 2013 Open Championship. At the spry ole’ age of 49, Jimenez is […]

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FAVORITE FAT ATHLETES

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PieÅ¡Å¥any, Slovakia – We’re here at the famous ancient spa, trying to get in shape and hoping to bump into former NHL star and current Bratislava resident, Ziggy Palffy. Ziggy, who does not play guitar, is very fit. In fact at 37, he was fit enough to represent his country in the Olympics and nearly […]

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2010 BASEBALL DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES…

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by Dr. Diz FORT WORTH, TEXAS – A little golf… Skiing out in New Mexico… This next weekend at Angel Fire… Some good long rides with my local bike club. Ahh, February in Tejas. Life is good. Spectator sport-wise however, it’s another story. NBA; goin’ through the motions. College hoops; March Madness is a month […]

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TIGER'S BAD ACTING AND WORST OLYMPIAN EVER

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“For all that I have done, I am so sorry.” -Tiger Woods GROUSE MOUNTAIN, CANADA – It’s somewhat ironic that the protagonists of this Saturday Morning Post are center stage, for various reasons, in their respective sports – Curling & Golf. YOU: Matts, why did you put the word sports in italics? US: Because, CookieSamClancyPfeffelGroteVinny, […]

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BIG BROTHER AND THE NO FUN LEAGUE

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by Missy-Jill Dixie & Ed Diz (Missy and Ed happened to be at a biz conference together – no hanky-panky was involved. Allegedly.) SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – We were reading the USA Today – with its Pulitzer Prize-winning Weather Section – because it’s the only paper that this cheapo hotel we were in had. The […]

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ODE TO BALLS

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SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA – Plenty of praise and accolades for athletes are bandied about in the world of team sports but where would any these players or games, for that matter, be without the lowly ball? Yes, we can appreciate the shuttlecock of badminton and sure, hockey has its vaunted puck. Archery has its […]

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