Tag: Houston Rockets

NFL Giddy as Eli Manning Shuts Up Critics, MLB Vomits Up Mets vs Nats

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HOUSTON, TX – Aside from the near comical heat and humidity (think Airplane), Houston is a darned-good sports town.  you can stay in a hotel downtown, and pretty much walk to all the major stadiums. The baseball team has had a resurgence since jumping to the Beer Softball League that is the AL, and the […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Carmelo Signs, A’s Fans are Missing, Exhibition Football Sucks

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BRONX, NY – After what’s already been a fairly brutal summer (heatwaves, forest fires, and the inextinguishable dumpster fire at the White House), we move into the truly dreadful days of mid- to late-August. As a kid you remember this as the time when the “Back to School” ads and sales started popping up, and your […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Yanks, Sox Jostle for a Starter, Warriors add another Stud, Lebron Takes a Gamble

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Stamford, CT: Hey y’all. Happy Fourth. Since I’m tired of writing about the New York Yankees and there’s nothing fighting to get out of my head, I’m gonna let it flow. Aroldis Chapman was repeatedly hitting 104 in a dominant inning last night in the Bronx. The big man likes the heat. Said Michael Kay, […]

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Where will LeBron land?: Ranking the King’s top destinations

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FROM THE PRESS BOX – It’s been a slow week in the sports world. The U.S. Open was a sham. And I’m sorry, but it’s hard to watch the World Cup when the United States isn’t in it. It just doesn’t interest me. Is it just me or am I the only one who’s frustrated […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: NBA and NHL Scorching Takes and Finals Predictions

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I enjoyed Eb’s Hot Takes yesterday. But it wasn’t enough, I need more cowbell. Buckle in for Ben’s Scorching Takes. NBA Parity and the Celtics The four teams with the best pre-season odds to win the NBA title remain are the four teams standing. The Rockets were tied for fourth with OKC and San Antonio […]

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Sports Rain Man Rants: NHL Playoffs, Winnipeg Jets, NBA Playoffs, LeBron’s Help

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – For a guy not working, this has been a very busy week. I did find time to watch a little sports and ESPN of course. That afforded me the opportunity to find material for today’s article. Therefore, this week’s piece will feature the usual Song of the Week, followed by […]

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NBA Rumblings: Los Angeles Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers and #Knickstape Forum

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SPANISH HARLEM – I was going to write about the Eagles but football has dominated the headlines here and rightfully so. For all of us that need a fix, I will try my best to give you something else to read about… So, today I will change the subject and talk about the NBA; Los […]

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Today: NBA Starts; Cavs, Celtics, Warriors, Rockets. And Of Course, The Yankees

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – We have the 4 major sports in full bloom and I still can’t find something to write about (I joke!). The NBA opened on Tuesday with two really good games and one unfortunate event. The Yankees came back home and won three games to make this a series so you can […]

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Let’s Make A Deal: Yankees Trading For Pitchers? More Knicks Trading Carmelo for Kyrie Irving

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – It seems all I read about lately centers around trades that may or may not go down between my two favorite teams… the Yankees and Knicks. If you’re a Knicks fan, then you heard about trading Carmelo Anthony to (Insert Team Here) or making a play for Kyrie Irving. If you’re […]

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What’s Wrong With The NBA Playoffs? Do They Suck?

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – In all honesty, I have spent no more than 2 hours of my life watching this year’s NBA Playoffs. I only tune in to watch the games that matter (anything with Golden State or Lebron James), and have come away feeling slighted. The Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are just better than every […]

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