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Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s A Helping of Thanksgiving Turkeys in Sports

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DUBLIN, IRELAND – En route to the airport last night for a red-eye to Dublin on a Buddy Pass (standby ticket given by an airline employee) yours truly was informed that DJ Eberle couldn’t go to day… something about a bad wing. Anywho, while it’s not Thanksgiving over here, per se, it is where most […]

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Kickin NFL Draft Tires with Tiki Barber: Giants Gamble, Jets Grab Buddy Pine, Mets Spiral

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HUDSON YARDS, NYC – Pulling out of a midtown parking garage with a soft front tire is never a pleasant experience. But when you’re on a tight schedule to see an ailing Mama Matt, you damn the torpedoes and hope the metaphor for Eli’s blindside holds up enough to get you through the Lincoln Tunnel […]

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Biggest Busts of 2016 in Sports: Bryce, Harvey, Revis, Rex plus…

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NEW YORK, NY – As Angry Ward so aptly put it the other day in his “The Worst of 2016 in Sports,” this is the time of year pundits get off easy by coming up with some kind of “list” for their obligated columns or talk shows. And if it’s okay for Angry Ward, it’s […]

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Chris Long on Kaepernick, Terry Collins Maligned, Gary Sanchez Clean?

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NEW YORK, NY  – There’s mucho going on in MLB, particularly with the local teams, the Mets and Yankees, clinging to playoff hopes and races they are astoundingly still in. But they ain’t the only thing stories that caught this pundit’s eye and this piece will touch upon what’s headlined: Chris Long on Kaepernick, Terry […]

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Kobe Bryant Benches Kobe Bryant, Yanks Undermine Mets, Derek Jeter

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN – A few things that happened this week deserve attention: the New York Yankees getting back to the business of out-doing the cross-town New York Mets at the Winter Meetings and Kobe Bryant benching Kobe Bryant. Admittedly, we didn’t like Kobe Bryant up until this week. And no, it wasn’t because he told […]

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The Wave + 7 Line Army + Duda + Dark Knight = Mets Playoffs

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NEW YORK, NY – There is a buzz emanating from a place where baseball has gone to die for the better part of 7 years. Since that fateful, forgetful, Flushing final weekend in 2008 – when Tom Glavine pitched his last game for the Mets – the borough of Queens has been a baseball tomb. […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Ike, Granderson, Streaks, Psychos, Shovels and Huge Upsets!

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Bronx, NY – People have been so preoccupied with the NHL and NBA playoffs, the NFL Draft, and #BringBackOurGirls, that certain stories have gotten lost in the shuffle. But fear not, I am here to bring them back to the top of the deck. Let’s get started. Canadian Subway Pycho. Let’s just go ahead and […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: NBA Player Power, Mets Pledge, NHL Playoffs

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“Dad, that sounds like a brilliant idea… Good thinking Sandy!” – Mets Co-Owner Jeff Wilpon to his dad and co-owner Fred Wilpon and GM Sandy Alderson after Sandy floated the Pledge your Support idea.. EL BARIO, BRONX –  I know we have all had our fill of the Donald Sterling matter. However, your humble Sports Deacon […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: Yaisel Puig, Ike Davis and Smush Parker Punches a Teenager

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“I think that Ike would be the first one to tell you that things didn’t quite pan out the way that a lot of us thought they would here, as far as the production. But through thick and thin, Ike’s been one of the best teammates I’ve ever had.” – David Wright on now former […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: The House The Wilpons & Madoff Built, Old School Mid Summer Classics

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NEW YORK, NY – As I sit here knocking this out on my keyboard, the relentless sun and scorching temps have turned New York from a figurative to literal “melting pot.” People are so hot here that I actually witnessed someone drinking a Diet Mr. Pibb. Elderly folks are seeking shelter at cooling centers powered solely […]

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