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Big Ben Tuesday: Rangers Move on, Westbrook is the MVP, Daniel Murphy Tortures Mets Again, Eli Manning is Innocent

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Big Arm, Montana: There is a lot to talk about from the weekend, including, the New York Rangers moving on; Russell Westbrook banging out first half triple doubles, and Daniel Murphy continuing to be a thorn spike spear missile in the side of his former team. Let’s get to it. The Rangers Move On The […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: NBA MVP Race for the Ages – Harden and Westbrook’s Season Rivals Robertson, Wilt and Russell

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HOUSTON, TX – Based on my peripheral view of the NBA MVP race, it’s hard to fathom how Russell Westbrook could average a triple double and not win it. But it happened to Oscar Roberson back in ’61-62, and a closer look at James Harden’s stats makes it look a lot less cut and dried. Let’s dig […]

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Athletes Protesting in Sports: Reasons and Reactions re Joakim Noah, Kaepernick, Carmelo

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SPANISH HARLEM – Joakim Noah recently made news when he boycotted a dinner with cadets at West Point because of his stance against war. That sparked a subject that I wanted to touch on: Athletes Protesting in Sports. Joakim Noah is now another name on a long list of players that have taken a stance […]

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Death Of Kings and Two Epic Chokes

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EL BARIO, EL BRONX – We have had a crazy week. There was a lot going on for the good  Sports Deacon Blaber but still, a few things caught my attention. There was a couple of sad notes away from the sports world and some sad excuses for sports teams on the field. The topics: […]

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Anthony Mason: New Yorker and Knick For Life

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SPRINGFIELD GARDENS, QUEENS – He left a mark in fan’s memories the same way he bruised the opposition attempting to travel inside the paint in hopes of filling the hole on a basketball court. Anthony Mason played larger than his 6’7″, 250-pound frame and got the most out of his ability based more upon determination than an […]

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What’s next for Carmelo Anthony?

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NEW YORK, NY – Carmelo Anthony made his decision Sunday, one day earlier than the deadline. The superstar small forward is walking away from the New York Knicks, at least for now. Carmelo Anthony will be testing the free agent waters this summer for the first time in his career after opting out of his contract […]

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Dwight Howard new Rocket Man, Britain’s 77-year Wimbledon Drought, Hero/Villain of the Week

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Houston, TX – There’s only one song playing on every juke box in the Houston Area – Elton John’s Rocket Man – in honor of LA Laker’s center Dwight Howard’s decision to sign a free agent contract with the Houston Rockets, as announced yesterday. After a fierce bidding war among NBA teams like the Dallas Mavericks, […]

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10 MOST MISERABLE SPORTS CITIES

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by Junior Blaber HEIGHTS OF THE NORTH CROWN, SOVEREIGN REPUBLIC OF BROOKLYN: The people that really only know how to write about the money men that own sports franchises, had the nerve (Why wouldn’t they?) to do a sports article. This is what they came up with: AMERICA’S MOST MISERABLE SPORTS CITIES ACCORDING TO FORBES […]

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IT’S THE HOPE THAT KILLS ME

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by Junior Blaber “I can deal with the despair, but it is the hope that kills me.” I stole that pearl of wisdom from a good friend of mine. At the time we were discussing which rugby teams we liked and he confessed to following the Northampton Saints of the English Guinness Premiership League. Apparently […]

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