Tag: Jeffrey Loria

Angry Ward Wednesday: Owners, Golfers, Flynns and Other Heartless Sports

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BRONX, NY – Writing this on Valentine’s Day night and, for once, it’s a welcome distraction. My kid’s been eating candy all day and I need to tune out the sugar-charged hyperactivity. Since it’s V-Day, I’ve decided to focus on matters of the heart or, rather, lack thereof. Sports Owners. At the top of the list […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: A-Rod, Harvey, Puig: MLB Trade Deadline Deals that Didn’t Go Through

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BRONX, NY – Well, the Major League Baseball trading deadline has come and gone and here’s what we know. The Yankees know they suck and sold off half their team and don’t really give a rat’s ass about George Steinbrenner’s corpse spinning faster than a Cuisinart blender on “liquify.” We also know that Jonathan Lucroy thinks […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Talkin’ Baseball with Harvey, Horrible Jeffrey Loria and Hard-to-Figure Hitters

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BRONX, NY – After two straight days of basking in the glow of D.J. Eberle’s Hot Takes (*cough* Cavs overrated. *cough*), I’m back to restore order and make everyone miserable again. As I tap this out on the keyboard, Matt Harvey is looking in the mirror, wondering what went wrong – again – after initially being […]

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Barry Bonds, Peyton Manning, Warriors’ Curry, Giants McAdoo: Headline Hilarity!

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FRANKFORT, KY – The utter hilarity offered by today’s top sports stories is hard to match. You can’t make this stuff up. From tankers to serial winners to the Giants’ latest flop. Just look at what’s going on! Eli Manning, Hair Club for Men Offensive Coordinator Ben McAdoo, and the New York Football Giants were […]

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Grote’s Gripes: The Miami Sound Machine

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MIAMI, FL – The new season of The Franchise begins tomorrow. What is The Franchise? Well it is baseball’s answer to the NFL’s Hard Knocks series. In fact, this Showtime series is in it’s second season, with the first coming last year featuring the World Champion San Francisco Giants. I didn’t see any of the […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Home Run Celebration Derby

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MIAMI, FL – Major League Baseball in South Florida has been a disaster since day one. The elements certainly played a big part. Miami in the summertime is unbearably hot and there are constant thunderstorms due to the heat and humidity. Even when the Marlins were winning two World Series, they failed to sustain any […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Thanksgiving Sports Floats

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NEW YORK, NY – This Thursday is the 85th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. It’s a day when thousands of kids line up to watch some of their favorite characters get escorted down Broadway by teams of enthusiastic volunteers. These over-sized balloons have been known to kill a parade goer or two from time to time (watch out […]

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