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Angry Ward Wednesday: Trading Places vs Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Who Ya Got?

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NEW YORK, NY – Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, which means NO ONE will be reading this column today, which is just a tad fewer than usual. So, if you came here looking for sports… tough darts. I’m gonna instead talk about what I consider the two best movies set on or around Thanksgiving: Trading Places and Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. They’re […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Talking G.O.A.T., Lebron is Overrated

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Stamford, CT: Clickbait, got you. Lebron is not overrated. He carried a bunch of stiffs to the NBA finals in one of his most impressive seasons. But if you’re going to talk G.O.A.T. and use the eight straight finals as one of your talking points, it’s only fair to point out the less-than-stellar competition in […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Let Us Give Thanks… Vikings, John Candy, Knicks, Rangers, Mets

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BRONX, NY – Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, which means you all still have around 24 hours to watch the classic, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, before being bombarded with Christmas flicks. So revel in lines like “I’ve never seen a guy get picked up by his testicles before” and “Larry Bird doesn’t do as much ball-handling in one […]

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Cheesy Bruin’s 50 Year Sports Retrospective

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MARLBORO, NY– Today marks the first day of my 50th year on this earth and when you get to be this age you pretty much think you’ve seen it all if you’re a sports fan. Not that I consider myself a know-it-all, but a sports fan my age has witnessed some of the G.O.A.T. in […]

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Grinding Ax Friday- NBA/ MLB All Time Greats

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“Not Gonna Do It. Wouldn’t be Prudent” WASHINGTON, DC – It would be way too  easy to start another political discourse today. I’m NOT gonna do it! Let’s have some good ole fashioned SPORTS DEBATE. The best NBA team in history? That appears to be a popular discussion during the current playoff run for the Golden State […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Elephant Crushes Hunter in Zimbabwe, Tebow and the Trials of Job, and a Motivated Ereck Flowers

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Zimbabwe, Africa: There’s not much inspiration in New York sports lately. The Yankees are fun, but they’ve been well covered on these pages. Even making fun of the Mets is getting old, it’s like picking on the stupid kid. So let’s mix it up a little. F it Dude, let’s go bowling. Karma is a Dead Elephant […]

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Michael Jordan vs LeBron James: Who Is The GOAT?

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SPANISH HARLEM – With LeBron James winning his third championship just a couple weeks ago, one question has captivated experts and fans alike: Michael Jordan vs LeBron James: Who Is The GOAT? For the purpose of this article, I will treat this story as one would an old school scout; I will trust my instincts, […]

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MLB Rumors, Copa America Centenario and Euro 2016

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EL BRONX, EL BARRIO – Summertime is killer on the American sports scene. There are two things to talk about: Baseball or Sports No One Cares About. In order to keep our fans equally happy and disinterested, today’s piece will cover both. Today’s topics are: MLB Rumors, Copa America Centenario and Euro 2016. MLB News: First […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: No Sports Today. But How About Yesterday?

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BRONX, NY – Do you seriously expect me to write about sports today? I’ve been writing about sports for this site for longer than I can remember. Besides, what’s there to write about these days? A guy beating on his fiancée with his fists? A guy repeatedly whipping his four-year-old with a switch? A guy pulling his girlfriend […]

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Third Eye Blind, David Stern & Jordan Rules make NBA a Minor League Sport

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TAMPA/ST. PETE – FL – Right away, I like that the MLB playoffs seemingly have some sense of urgency. By this I mean that the current round – the “NLDS” – is a best of 5 series and MLB seems to like the idea of moving things along. Games are being played daily and the […]

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