Tag: Johnny Manziel

Big Ben’s Two for Tuesday: the Browns’ Mind Numbing Bumbling and New Hope for the Knicks

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“I like this one. One dog goes one way and the other goes the other way. And this guy’s sayin’, ‘whaddya you want from me?’” Tommy DeVito, Goodfellas. Stamford, CT: It’s a tale of two teams, the Cleveland Browns and the New York Knicks. Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse for the Browns, the […]

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5 NFL Related Business Ideas: Consoling, Gun Storage, Social Media Management, Penalty Prevention, Anger Redirection

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ALBERTA, CANADA – It’s Tuesday, time for your Weekly Dose of Whitney! Last week I discussed some of the reasons for the NFL’s declining ratings, this week I’m thinking about making money off them. That’s right, we’re going to make money off the NFL! This one is for you entrepreneurs out there: – 5 Opportunities for NFL-Related […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Like Ali and Gordie Howe, Grim Reaper after Your Sports Legends

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NEW YORK, NY – We’re barely halfway through 2016, and already it’s been a brutal year for deaths. David Bowie? Prince? Alan Rickman? Abe Vigoda? Death has been truly thinning the ranks of the entertainment industry, and sports is no different. Just recently we lost two giants in Muhammad Ali and Gordie Howe. And even one […]

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Agitated Ward Wednesday: Rex Ryan, Trump, Manziel, Mets and Rangers

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BRONX, NY – For those of you who have been giving me all kinds of crap for my warmer, fuzzier approach of late, you’ll be happy to hear that forces are at work to bring me back to the dark side. I won’t get in to specifics, but I’m a tad ticked right now. The […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Telling the Truth About March Madness, Manziel, the Warriors and other Stuff

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BRONX, NY – My esteemed colleague, Fake Sandy Alderson/Big Al Sternberg, was right: Mid-week is a crap time for sports stories. But sometimes you can take some of the same old garbage and recycle it into something beautiful, like an old Houston Astros jersey, Gay Pride flag, a toilet paper neck brace for Short Matt or a […]

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Final decision time: Carmelo, Sanchez, Rex Ryan, Manziel

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BUFFALO, NEW YORK –  Thank you all for checking out this late edition of my regular Saturday piece. It is a bit late today, because I am Buffalo for the funeral of my wife’s grandmother. It is not super sad, because she lived to be 94, which is a great number of innings, and is […]

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Best Sports Fans? Cleveland, Cleveland and Cleveland

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CINCINNATI, OH – See? Right out of the gate #Cleveland doesn’t even get the respect of this article’s orign. And we’re not even in Cincinnatah. But why would we, as died-in-the-orange/blue-wool NY sports fans, give a Brown thing about this barren, depressing, fiscally-challenged, perennial black hole for professional sports? Good question. It’s likely because as […]

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Crimes and Misdemeanors: NFL and Super Bowl Betting Guide

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RIKERS ISLAND – There are Crimes and Misdemeanors associated with football, some of which highlight the NFL’s biggest game of them all and brings out the worst in unassuming women and some “men” who couldn’t discern a pineapple from a pigskin. For those not in the know, there’s a decent bit of gambling done on […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Sports Sitcoms We’d Like to See: Pacman, Clyde, Keith, Manziel, Wilpons

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BRONX, NY – The NFC/AFC Championship games are set, either the Golden State Warriors or San Antonio Spurs will win the NBA Championship, the New York Rangers will not hoist the Stanley Cup, and the New York Mets still need a clean up hitter. Nothing new to report here. Let’s have some fun by looking […]

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Grinding Ax: Top 10 NFL Dumb Bastards,

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FREEHOLD, NJ – With all the terror talk around us… all day, every day, (I’m referring to the Dallas Cowboys) I surmised that we needed a diversion. And as it’s been quite some time since I rolled out one of my lists, today’s Top 10 NFL Dumb Bastards satisfies two birds with one bone… or something […]

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