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Break-Up The Mets, Man United Falling, MLB Fan-Turned-Player

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – Interesting sports week for me. Of course baseball dominated the week but a couple of other sports side notes got my attention.  Everyone has talked about the MLB Trading Deadline, so I will give my thoughts re watching your team stop being the best or becoming dream fulfilled. Today’s topics […]

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Sports Rain Man Rants: Jacob deGrom, Bracketology and #Bagelgate

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS: I am back in upstate New York. I survived my trip to the Bronx, if only just barely. It was great to see the family and do something special, though. But before Big Ben Whitney shows up to protest another one of my introductions, let’s get to the menu for today:  […]

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Jacob deGrom, Rolled Tide And NFL Playoffs

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS: I hope you liked my half a DJ Eberle impression. I could complain about my schedule but it was really just laziness. I have been one of many federal workers deactivated by the toddler-in-chief’s demand for a wall. I didn’t want Angry Ward to yell at me like he does DJ, but I […]

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Ryder Cup, Title IX, Vikings Defense, And de Grom And Wright

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – It has been a long exhausting week but here we are back at it again. I had to find some other things to talk about since there are only a few sports in season right now and trying to talk Major League Soccer or the English Premiership (soccer and rugby) […]

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Rain Man Rants: Cy Young De Grom, McCarron Injured, Free Beer Browns, Lynch’s GoFund Me

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – The princess of the Blaber house seems to have a disdain for bedtime come the weekend. So, of course she goes to bed late so I am posting late. Anyway, I had two parts of today’s piece all done earlier in the week so the final two came with light […]

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Rain Man Rants: Mets Aces Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom, plus Kaepernick, Kraft and Meek Mill

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – Welcome to your weekly refuge from the insanity of the world and general chaos that is cable news. I have plenty of topics for you to talk about and have finally caved in and I am ready to talk about the Mets. I couldn’t resist any longer. Besides, the word on […]

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Memo To Mets Fans: R-E-L-A-X

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Memo To Mets Fans: JERSEY TURNPIKE – As most of our readers know, I’m a hockey-first fan but when your team sucks, as the Boston Bruins do, having failed to qualify for a second consecutive postseason, my heart is now gladly filled with the New York Mets. I’m making my re-engagement to baseball with a verve not […]

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Opening Day Glee: Our Team Is Amazin’

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NEW YORK, NY – Recently, we were with a fellow baseball addict, or more specifically, a fellow New York Mets addict – who just happens to share our last name. Anyway, he introduced us to yet another member of the Blue & Orange Brigade as “… the pessimistic kind of fan; the one that thinks […]

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Joy or Agita: New York Mets, Jets, Knicks, Rangers and Red Bulls

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EL BARRIO, LA BRONX – A couple of weeks back, I said things were going so well on the New York Sports scene that I was speechless. A lot can change in two weeks. My “Misery Index” is flashing “check engine,” as I grow more tense and nervous by the minute. So let’s check in on […]

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Speechless: New York Mets, Jets, Knicks, Rangers and Red Bulls Doing Well

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EL BARRIO, LA BRONX – Normally around this of the year, I am grumpy. I am grumpy because I have to turn my attention toward English soccer. That is because all my teams are usually out of the playoffs or off to a bad start to the season  and I have to find other ways […]

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