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Angry Ward: March Mundaneness, More Mets Misery and Other Night Terrors

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BRONX, NY – “It is awfully easy to be hard-boiled about everything in the daytime, but at night it is another thing.” So goes the Hemingway line from one of my favorite books, The Sun Also Rises. It’s a good line because it’s true. It’s much easier to deal with things in the in the light of […]

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Céad Míle Fáilte To Cam James’ St. Patrick’s Day Sports Limericks

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DENVER, CO – The inimitable and unabashedly Irish American Cam James threw his Gaelic Pride (funny/naughty when when said out-loud) and hand in the air as today’s pundit. Actually it was a text exchange: CAM: Am I writing Friday? MANAGEMENT: If you like. CAM: Okay. I have the house to myself tomorrow. You are getting […]

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Grapefruit Observations of New York Yankees, Baby Bombers

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TAMPA, FL – I’m back! As many of you know, I recently had the opportunity to cover the New York Yankees at spring training and check in on the Baby Bombers. After one day at the big-league camp and a second at the minor league complex, I came away with several stories for my job at […]

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Uber Screwed! Seton Hall & Stony Brook and David Wright

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Denver, CO—The Tuesday spot in the rotation here at MeetTheMatts is fraught with peril. A day removed from the weekend, but before the big stories of the week have taken shape-this Tuesday gig is tough. Throw in that I took my first “Uber” ride this weekend and I’m all screwed up. As Jimmy Fallon as […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: NCAA Tournament

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SIESTA KEY, FLA. – Time for March Madness! The NCAA tournament is here! Still not excited? Not satisfied with how Selection Sunday played out? Well, neither am I. But that’s what Ebs’ Hot Takes are for! Granted, if you remember from last year, I got half of the Final Four correct and the national championship […]

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March Madness: Breaking Down The Final Four

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Upstate, N.Y. – It’s been a crazy March hasn’t it? I bet you didn’t see Michigan State making the Final Four. I know I didn’t. But the Final Four field is set! It’s Kentucky vs. Wisconsin and Duke vs. Michigan State! Like I said in my column two weeks ago, it’s a shame Kentucky and Wisconsin […]

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I Still Hate Coach Calipari, Kentucky and even Ashley Judd!

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“Reaching into his bag and taking out a stone, he slung it and struck the Philistine on the forehead. The stone sank into his forehead, and he fell facedown on the ground.” CLEVELAND, OH – No, I’m not talking early Sunday morning television circa 1971 when clay figures appeared as a show called “Davy and […]

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An Early Look At March Madness

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Joe Lunardi’s Living Room – The NCAA tournament is just around the corner! With many mid-major conferences starting their post-season tournaments in the next couple of days, it’s time to take a look at some of college basketball’s hottest topics! Will Kentucky stay perfect? The short answer is yes. The Wildcats play in the easiest major-conference in […]

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Illegal Hits:

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Lori Levine knows sports like nobody’s biz… And Howard Stern voted her his Hottest Fan. NEW YORK, NY – If you watched the Men’s NCAA Tournament Final on Monday night, you would have seen a couple of things: Number 1, the Number 1 seed won. And Number 2, betting on Kentucky to win for Monday […]

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I KNOW NOTHING ABOUT SPORTS OR ANYTHING ELSE

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by Rex O’Rourke, not Nostradamus Clifton Park, NY – Let’s face it. I know nothing about sports. As a prognosticator, I fall somewhere between Criswell and Carmac. Let us review some of my predictions on this site in the last two years, starting with last week’s Masters preview. I predicted Jim Furyk would defeat Ernie […]

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