Tag: Hall of Fame

Rain Man Rants: Buckeyes Blackeye, RG3’s Return, Hall of Famer T.O., FIFA Solidarity Payments

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – So, I actually got ahead of this assignment and started writing at a decent hour, rather than at 3 AM.  It still sucks because it is the dog days of summer and there is not much to talk about. Football season is around the corner, though, and I could talk […]

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Rodriguez: Farewell To Harms, Prince Fielder, Pre-Season Football, NHL Countdown

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NEW YORK, NY – Plenty of column inches on this website have been devoted to Alex Rodriguez and his forced retirement from baseball by the Yankees this week, so I will try to keep the A-Rod talk short. Goodbye and good riddance. There’s no doubting Rodriguez’s talent and his impact on baseball over the last […]

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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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Sports Mount Rushmore: Kobe Done, Peyton Gone, Big Papi to Follow

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“Please allow me to introduce myself. I’m a man of wealth and taste. I’ve been around for a long, long years…” PANIC CITY, NY – Who better to frame a year in which we’ve seen the retirements of several iconic players across Baseball, Football, and Basketball than the Rolling Stones? Some guys just know when […]

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Erev Pitchers and Catchers! Spring Training! MLB is BACK!

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Plant City, FL—On the heels of yesterday’s brilliant piece by colleague and Words With Friends tormentor, West Coast Craig, I will try to practice my juris prudently here today. After all, Elmhurst’s Nino Scalia would have wanted it that way. And in the words of Cecil the Turtle, aka Sen. Mitch McConnell, “Let them eat GMO […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: 2016 Baseball Hall of Fame Vote – The Farts Awaken

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BRONX, NY – This afternoon, the Baseball Writers Association of America (aka, a bunch of old farts who were never even remotely good at baseball) will announce the 2016 induction class for the Baseball Hall of Fame. There are 32 names on the ballot and it takes 75% of the vote to get in and 5% […]

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NBA Free Agency and the Myth of the Zen Master

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Terre Haute, IN–The most exciting time of the year in the NBA begins in earnest tomorrow. For most NBA fans, July 1st means the start of free agency. A time when every mediocre, uni-dimensional player is in line for an 8 figure annual salary. The season just ended about 10 minutes ago, and like most […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: Prima Donnas, Baseball Writers, Coaching Carousel, Resurgent Knicks, JR Smith

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EL BARIO, BRONX – Let us give our Lord and Savior (Yim) praise for surviving another week. On this the second day of the first month in the Two Thousand and Fourteenth year of the Yimness’s grace, some people need to be reminded of their importance or lack of it. Deacon Blaber (yours truly), stands […]

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Drugged Sports Pundit Recaps Week

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ST LOUIS, MO – This morning I realized something: I have been slogging away for this rag since back in 2012.  Do I get an anniversary pen?  No. Not yet, at least… Anyway, the point is that this is not the easiest task – coming up with something that you’ll actually read – and that […]

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WHAT A YEAR TWO WEEKS MAKE!!!

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by Junior Blaber (Not above) NEW YORK, NY – I wanna dedicate this article to Jean Finnegan Biden, Joe Biden’s mom. I like Biden in general cause you just never know what he is gonna say. Sucks to have someone you know die, especially your mom. So RIP and my condolences, Joe. NOTE: We’re not […]

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