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#BizarreSells: Slick Oilers, Super Bowl Sam Darnold, Joe Girardi

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EDMONTON, ALBERTA – Sure, one could argue that choosing a hot NHL team five minutes into their season over an epic MLB playoffs tilt as the lead story is a bit bizarre but hey, #BizarreSells. Following that formula, here are today’s topics: Slick Oilers, Super Bowl Sam Darnold, Joe Girardi. SLICK OILERS – Don’t tell […]

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Big Ben: Are Yankees Built for Post-Season? Refuting Red-Face Johnny & Haters

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STAMFORD, CT – I went out to run some errands on Saturday – some real and some invented – to give me time to have a beer and catch a few innings of the New York Yankees game when my twin toddlers finally went down for a nap. But much to my dismay, my local […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Five Bold-ish Predictions for the Rest of the Year – Yankees, Rangers, Giants, Pelicans, Blues

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Prescient City, USA: A few weeks ago I predicted the NY Rangers trade for Jacob Trouba would prevent them from signing a big free agent like Artermi Panarin because of salary cap ramifications. Yeah, just a bit outside with that one. But I’m not one to waddle in misery, so let’s get off the mat […]

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Dallas Keuchel, Kyler Murray And Slain Soccer Journalist

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS: I got the bat signal last night and told the boss, I was on it. I lied. I knew I wouldn’t get to it until this morning. I made a mad dash scramble through the sports pages to find MTM worthy news. Here are the results of that search and the topics […]

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The MLB Rich Get Richer: Division Rivals Make Deals, deGromb, Stanton

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MARLBORO, NY – It’s the end of July. If you’re a New York Mets fan and have nothing to look forward to – except a purge of the current roster before this coming week’s trade deadline – what does one talk about regarding sports? I can go in a few directions; like Dez Bryant shooting […]

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3 Things The New York Yankees Need To Make A Playoff Push

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SPANISH HARLEM – The New York Yankees start the 2nd half 4 1/2 games behind the Boston Red Sux. They will look improve their chances of winning the division, whether it’s internally or via a trade, a move will be made. With Manny Machado traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, a key trade piece is off […]

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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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What The Pitching Market Looks Like for The New York Yankees

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SPANISH HARLEM – On Tuesday Ben Whitney’s Article got me thinking (check it out if you haven’t already)… How much do the New York Yankees need pitching and will they reap the rewards that is expected this season? Anyone would like to trade for Jacob deGrom yet it’s the haul of prospects it would take […]

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Cookie’s Corner: Tough Cookies of Spring Sports

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SPRINGLANDIA, CT – Is it ME, or is everything suddenly GREEN? Spring has sprung and I’m SO excited about it. And there are a few other people who may or may not be excited this week…and they are all TOUGH COOKIES.  Let’s take a look: The Cleveland Three: The incredible story of the week, the three […]

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