Tag: Jordy Nelson

Big Ben Whitney: Rocky IV, Yankees Make a Push, Year the Pats Unraveled

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MOSCOW, USSR – It’s been over 32 years since Rocky Balboa avenged his friend and formal rival and turned the tide of the Cold War on Christmas Day in 1985. Much to Rock’s chagrin, tensions with Russia have returned. (Do you smell a corny, contrived device coming yet?) In the spirit of that legendary night, […]

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Rain Man Rants: NFL News, Cleveland Browns And NCAA Tournament

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – I should have been done with this piece much earlier but I got caught up with trying to correct people in the politics section of two separate internet sports forums. You wouldn’t believe the number of idiots there are on the Internet (no wise cracks!). But lucky for me I […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: Joel Embiid, Tom Brady, Matty Ice, Sean McDermott, NFL Playoffs Prognostications

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Happy Martin Luther King Day… CLIFTON PARK, NY – Well, that was a better weekend of playoff football, right? From Matty Ice’s spectacular performance against Seattle and the Houston Texans hanging around as long as they could, to Green Bay’s heck of a win in Jerry World, and Chris Boswell’s performance in KC… Wow, that was […]

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What Ebs’ Learned: Syracuse Hoops, Atlanta Hawks, NFL Playoffs, College Football Playoffs

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WILKES-BARRE, PA – Without the Buffalo Bills playing this weekend, I didn’t quite know what to do. The Wild Card round was cool and all, but I had a pretty good hunch each one of the four games was going to be a blowout. And the game I was looking forward to most – the […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: NF-HELL, The Popes Peeps, Sports Atonement

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BRONX, NY – Happy first day of autumn! My favorite time of year. Soon the leaves will be dropping like so many NFL superstars. Baseball season is winding down as the Mets hang on for dear life and the Yankees do their part to ensure that they’ll meet, and lose to, the Houston Astros in […]

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