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Angry Ward Independence Day: Sports Fireworks and Duds

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NEW YORK, NY – Today is the Fourth of July and, who are we kidding, no one is going to be visiting this site. Like Joey Chestnut winning the Nathan’s hot dog eating contest and Jeurys Familia sh!tting the bed in the 9th inning, it’s a given. Still, there’s a job to do, and I’m just […]

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Myrtle Breach Of Contract–I’m Back!

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WOW! It has been a while in between columns for me after spending forty days and forty nights in the Low Country of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. There was no directive to build an ark in seeking shelter from rains of biblical proportion but I may as well have been, in a sense, “a sea” […]

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Rambling and Rumblings on Rangers, Mets, NHL Free Agency… and Melo

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TAMPA BAY, FL – Some poor shmuck in Edmonton is about to lose his job and that shmuck’s name is Oilers General Manager Craig MacTavish. Why? Well, for those of you on vacation and the other two gazillion people who just don’t care about hockey, NHL free agency began this past week and saw Benoit […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Major League Chewing

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CONEY ISLAND, NY –  Tomorrow is the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island.  It is one of 80 events hosted annually by Major League Eating, a league run by George Shea.  Is this a sport?  If you consider darts, billiards and curling a sport then you have to consider these competitors as […]

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