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Big Ben Tuesday: Things We Got Way too Excited About, Way Too Early – Mark Sanchez, Kevin Maas, the 2018 Mets

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The North Pole: It’s that time of year everyone! The Post-Thanksgiving bliss when every retailer in the land (which in six months will just mean “Amazon”), can quit the pretense and get serious about slamming holiday “bargains” down our throats. Chill back, it’s not even December. But in that spirit, let’s take a look at […]

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Big Ben’s Game of Thrones Sports Special Part II: Roger Clemens, Tyrion Lannister, Yogi Berra and Other Contrived GoT Character Parallels

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Dragonstone, Westeros – Fasten your swords into the sheaths, it’s time for Part II of my series, Game of Thrones Character Parallels in the Sporting World. Here’s Part I if you missed it. This one is limited to New York athletes and events because I love a challenge and I might be able to milk another week […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Dysfunctional Mets and Curious Case of the Giant “Toy”

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METSVILLE, USA – As the baseball season moves toward summer, things are looking bright in the Bronx but querulous in Queens with the Dysfunctional Mets. The NBA playoffs, on the other hand, are the worst warmup band ever. Can we get to the Cavs vs Warriors already? How Much is that Dildo in the Picture? […]

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Glug, Glug, Glug: Mets Ship Sinking, Rangers, Yanks Predators Chugging

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MARLBORO, NY – It was on this date in 1915 that a German submarine sank the Lusitania and thrust the U.S. of A. into World War I. Present day sports has me reporting in a similarly negative manner on the New York Mets, New York Yankees and the NHL Playoffs. Abandon ship! Friday night’s comeback […]

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Three Areas the Yankees Should Focus on This MLB Season

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – Opening Day Baseball is just a few days away (Sunday, April 2nd) and many teams around the league feel this will be their year. The New York Yankees won’t be one of those teams, though, and that’s something fans will have to get used to this season. Usually the Yankees brass […]

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Baseball God Gary Sanchez and How Derek Rose is Winning Off-season

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SPANISH HARLEM – As Yankees fans try to make most of this season, the one thing – or should I say the one guy – that has made the team appealing again, is the seed of the Baseball Gods we call Gary Sanchez. Recently named American League Player of the Week, “The Kraken” has had quite […]

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Look Back at Linsanity, Green Bay QBs and The Bird Man!

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THE MECCA, NY – Like a Supernova literally outshining everything in his galaxy, Jeremy Lin exploded onto the New York stage three years ago this month. His arrival came with absolutely no fanfare or expectations whatsoever. After first having tried the immortal Tony Douglas (Falcons WR Harry’s little brother) ancient Mike Bibby and the recently […]

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