Tag: Kevin Durant

Big Ben Tuesday: NBA MVP Race for the Ages – Harden and Westbrook’s Season Rivals Robertson, Wilt and Russell

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HOUSTON, TX – Based on my peripheral view of the NBA MVP race, it’s hard to fathom how Russell Westbrook could average a triple double and not win it. But it happened to Oscar Roberson back in ’61-62, and a closer look at James Harden’s stats makes it look a lot less cut and dried. Let’s dig […]

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Yanks Look Really Good, Pittsburgh Steelers Pony Up, Kevin Durant Gives Golden State Big Scare!

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY –The New York Yankees started playing exhibition games last weekend. So far so good.  It’s given fans – like me –  hope the team made the right decision to go forward with the youth movement. Elsewhere,  Antonio Brown is in the news again… but for all the right reasons. Finally, will Kevin […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: New York Knicks, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, New York Yankees, New York Mets

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WILKES-BARRE, PA – Part of me wanted to use this column to just discuss the GRAMMYs. But that wouldn’t be very responsible of me, would it? Either way, there were some interesting things to happen in sports over the last week. I won’t take any longer with my introduction. Let’s get right to it. Here’s […]

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Who Is To Blame For This Knicks Mess? And Buddy Diaz Picks Super Bowl Winner

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SPANISH HARLEM – Being a Knicks fan hasn’t been easy lately, and by “lately” I mean the last 20 years. The team has fought hard, yet the loses pile up. It’s draining for the fans and probably more so for the players… I hope. There are times when they seem focused and determined, there are also […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: That Time I Didn’t Write a Column About Rex Ryan, Chris Sale, Trump, Klay Thompson

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BRONX, NY – You remember that time I didn’t write a column? Wasn’t that awesome? Like everyone thought I was gonna crank out some of my usual crap, and then I just didn’t? The best part about it was that it started so organically and then just grew into the big zero it was. It […]

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Election Day Special: 5 Sports Figures Who Would Make a Better President than Trump

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It’s Tuesday folks, and not just any Tuesday. You woke up this morning with one thing on your mind. What will Whitney write about? But seriously, it’s Election Day. And as a guy with twin girls on the way, I am here to convince you not to vote for a Steaming Trump for the highest […]

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Colin Kaepernick Protest, Death, Injury Bug, the Mets and Pearl Jam

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WEST MARIN COUNTY, CA – I’m feeling reflective today, as I wake up on the Tamales Bay out in Cali one last time. I’m out here for a memorial for my grandmother, who passed away this Spring. I know she had a nice long life, passing at 98, but it’s still hard to know that […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Ichiro, Cowboys, Durant and Lucroy

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BRONX, NY – Banging this one out just before deadline on Tuesday. It’s my wife’s birthday, I’m holding off on dinner and my dog, Griffey, is doing everything in his power to get me to play fetch rather than slap together another lackluster column. Where in the wide, wide world of sports are my priorities? […]

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Buffalo Springfield, Tim Duncan, The Espys and 2nd Half Mets

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EL BRONX, EL BARRIO – We do sports here at MTM. However, you would be crazy to think we are immune to what is going on around the country right now. So, I will talk a little about it… but we will definitely also focus on talking sports. Today’s topics are: Buffalo Springfield, Tim Duncan, The ESPY’S […]

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Kevin Durant is a B!tch

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WESTCHESTER, NY – I come from a pretty competitive bloodline. When we East Coast Whitneys visit our West Coast relatives out in West Marin, California, it’s a constant East vs. West competition of basketball, ping pong, football, cards, darts, pool, charades, tennis, and anything else (or it was when we were younger at least). One […]

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