Tag: Ichiro

Bombers & Birds Battle; Andre The Giant Wally Pipps Ahmad Bradshaw

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DOGTOWN – The dog days of summer are long gone but it looks like the race for the AL East is going to be a good old fashioned Mike Vick dogfight. The Yankees and Orioles are battling to see who will avoid playing a one-game-playoff against JGClancy’s Oakland Athletics. The Rays looked to be the […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Derek Jeter, Ironman, Sub Mariners, Jesus & Other Superheroes

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NEW YORK, NY – Nothing like being back in New York during the waning days of August, sitting at your keyboard with the last few drops of rum in a tumbler and zero ideas in your head. Paradise. How about just doing a “This Day in Sports History” column? That’s always an easy way out… […]

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Ichiro, Angry Ward, Shades of Gabe Paul

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MOOSE JAW, CANADA –  Even though it’s Saturday, I’m gonna give you my take on last week’s Ichiro trade, which along with the Penn State situation was the other big story as I prepared to leave town for a little vacay way up north.  If you want my new rant about Penn State an the […]

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Buyers and Sellers: Mets Mail It In, Yankees Add On

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Mets Mail It In, Yankees Add On New York, NY – We’re getting close to the trade deadline and we can now truly separate the buyers from the sellers. The Yankees have made some big waves lately adding one aging prima donna to the roster while putting another aging prima donna on the shelf for […]

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A Funny Thing Happened Way To Playoffs: Ichiro & Mets

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NEW YORK, NY – I’m sure everyone – all four of you – expected me to write today about Ichiro being traded to the Yankees, but I’m just not feelin’ it. It seems apparent, at least to me, that Mariners ownership did with Ichiro what the Boston Bruins did with Ray Bourque at the end of […]

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Japanese Baseball Preview: MLB Material?

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TOKYO, JAPAN – I know I said last week I’d work on an AL East preview this week (let’s be crazy and call it Rays, Jays, Yankees, Red Sox, Orioles and guess that both wildcards come out of there), but the MLB season kicks off this Wednesday in Tokyo with JG CLancy’s Oakland A’s facing […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: THIS MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR YOUNGER AUDIENCES; PARENTAL DISCRETION ADVISED

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LOS ANGELES, CA – It’s official, Major League Baseball has hit rock bottom. In an effort to “explore new revenue streams” Bud Selig and those oh-so-greedy owners have partnered up with the pornography purveyors of the San Fernando Valley to create adult entertainment with a baseball bent. Their first foray into this field of filth […]

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WEEKEND AT BERNIE'S; STARRING KEITH HERNANDEZ

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by Rex O’Rourke LAKE GEORGE, NY – While on a little respite here in God’s Country, I happened upon this little nugget that, for some silly reason, basically limbo-ed under the “newsworthy radar” this week. But now that I’m sharing it with you, maybe it will get the attention and dialogue it so definitely deserves. […]

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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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COOKIE's CORNER: FASHION POLICE FRIDAY

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MILAN, ITALY – Cookie here and The Matts have jetted me off to Milan to get a jump on next season’s fashions. Unfortunately, no one told them it was a bit late, but I decided to go anyway because the closest I get to Italian anything these days is Chef Boyardee. My fashion assignment got […]

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