Tag: Joe Torre

Grinding Ax Friday- NBA/ MLB All Time Greats

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“Not Gonna Do It. Wouldn’t be Prudent” WASHINGTON, DC – It would be way too  easy to start another political discourse today. I’m NOT gonna do it! Let’s have some good ole fashioned SPORTS DEBATE. The best NBA team in history? That appears to be a popular discussion during the current playoff run for the Golden State […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: New York Mehs, Baby Bummers, Other Spring Ennui & #GoodMetsFun

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BRONX, NY –  We’re only a little over a week into the 2017 Major League Baseball season and, already, I’m not feeling it. Sports fans really need baseball this time of year… especially fans in New York, where the combined efforts of the Giants, Jets, Nets, and Knicks have left Gothamites drifting the streets dead-eyed […]

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FOX Idiots Employ A-Rod, Blackouts, TV Timeouts: Torture Mets Fans

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KANSAS CITY, MO – The eternal optimists that we are, we’d normally be focusing on how it took the Missouri Royals in Mets Blue 14 innings and 40,000+ screaming fans to get a home win against a Mets team that played like Jerry Lewis on roller-skates. (Bing it, Millenniums). We’d be telling you all not […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Rex Ryan, John Fox and White Coach Recycling Program

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BRONX, NY – “That’s a real shame when folks be throwin’ away a perfectly good white boy like that.” So goes the quote in the Savage Steve Holland 80s comedy Better off Dead, when two guys pruning a tree spy John Cusack in the back of a garbage truck. In the movie it was nothing more […]

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Meet The Matts Radio: Is David Wright Done? Is Matt Harvey More Important? Do MLB Managers Matter?

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NEW YORK, NY – We’re back from our prevaricated sabbatical to Turks & Caicos, where we couldn’t find a sound studio on a par with our MTM Carbon Footprint Studios. So today’s Meet The Matts Radio segment, featuring a rather “uppity” Bobby V and “caffeinated” Mad Dog, has particular pep. The Topics (not to be […]

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Free Speech? Best and Worst Announcers, plus Joe Torre and Cowboys Need to Grow Up!

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ADELPHIA, NJ – Contenders and Pretenders alike all believe their teams are still “in it” this time of year. Around Major League Baseball many of these teams have been scrambling for trade deadline talent to help with postseason pushes. In spite of this off-field activity, not much is going on in pro sports right now […]

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A Very Manny Reunion: Joe Torre, Cooperstown and Manny Being… The Nanny?

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COOPERSTOWN, NY – For those unfamiliar with the Manny Ramirez as Joe Torre’s nanny story, that’s what the following refers to; when Joe Torre had to handle Manny in L.A…. EXT. COOPERSTOWN, NEW YORK. YESTERDAY A lovely summer day at the Baseball Hall of Fame, resplendent in its bunting and brick. The ceremonies have just […]

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MLB Hall of Lame, Planet Rodriquez, NFL Playoffs Picks and Papa John

PLANET RODRIGUEZ – Before getting to the free NFL Divisional Playoffs Picks, there are a few baseball-related items needing to be addressed, including a guy that clearly believes this isn’t Earth that we’re all rotating on – it’s Planet Rodriquez. An equal number of managers and players gained the support necessary for enshrinement into the […]

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Hey, Joe… Where You Goin’ With That Ban In Your Hand?

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“I heard you shot your players down… shot ’em down to the ground.” ATLANTIC CITY, NJ –  If the Jimi Hendrix thing doesn’t get through to Joe Torre – and we know it won’t –  we’ll try sitting him down to watch Boardwalk Empire. Maybe then Prohibition Joe will see that nothing good can come from […]

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GROTE'S GRIPES: EAST, WEST, NORTH AND SOUTH

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GETTYSBURG, PA – Like any good family, this great country of ours has always had our fair share of sibling rivalries. This healthy competition has helped our country become the greatest in the world. In years past the differences between parts of the U.S. were of serious nature. Like the fact that Southern folks thought […]

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