Tag: Jason Vargas

What If George Steinbrenner Owned the Mets?

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FLUSHING, NY – Such is the current (okay, constant) State of the NY Mets, that even after a hope-filled Steven Matz win, this died-dyed-in-the-wool fan can even ponder such baseball blasphemy, but… What If George Steinbrenner Owned The Mets? #1: David Wright would be on the books somewhere else, as his Groundhog Day comeback continues. […]

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Emergency Makeover Monday: Groundhog Day for Miserable Mets Madness. Yogi, Frazeir, Wilmer, Wright

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FLUSHING, NY – If Yogi Berra were alive and had seen the Bill Murray classic with Punxsutawney Phil, he’d likely have a new iteration of his classic deja vu line re the Mets, “It’s Groundhog Day all over again.” Matt Harvey, Todd Frazier, Michael Conforto, Mickey Callaway… The faces change but team from Flushing is […]

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Angry Ward: March Badness – The Mets are Doomed, So’s Your NCAA Bracket, and NFL Draft Talk is for Suckers

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BRONX, NY – It’s snowing like mad… at least that’s what I’m assuming, based on Tuesday night’s projections. Isn’t that f**king great? While I’ve long argued that February is the worst month of all, don’t sell March short. Both months are like god-awful sequels to all of the other great months. Think of them as The […]

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Sports Rain Man: USA’s Low Medal Count, Jason Vargas To Mets, Frank Reich To Colts

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – It is amazing how despite not caring for the NFL or Winter Olympics, you are forced to mention them when you write a weekly sports article. Especially this time of the year, because there is not much to talk about. Sure, I could talk about Rugby or the upcoming MLS season […]

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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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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: RHYMES AND MISDEMEANORS

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SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY— Old Man Minaya Went to the cupboard, To get his skipper a hitter: When he got there, The cupboard was bare And the season went down the sh**ter Apologies to Mother Goose, but there simply isn’t a better way to describe the state of the Metropolitans. I find it increasingly hysterical that […]

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