Tag: LeBron James

Angry Ward Wednesday: No LeBron, No Tiger, No Problem – Sports Addition By Subtraction

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BRONX, NY – Monday night the Golden State Warriors finished off a sweep of the Portland Trailblazers without the help of Kevin Durant, who is arguably one of the three best players in the game, if not THE best. Anyway, leading up to the sweep, and in its aftermath, sports dopes like Chis Broussard and Stephen […]

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Farewell Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki, It was a Good Run

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SPANISH HARLEM – Last night, two of the best NBA players to ever played the game played their last home game. Dirk Nowitzki and Dwyane Wade said their good byes before thousands of fans who wanted to show their love and support for the very last time. Both players scored 30 points and it was […]

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King LeBron James No Longer Best In The NBA? Then Who Is?

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SPANISH HARLEM – Watching the mighty New York Knicks beat LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers yesterday at the garden to me thinking… is LeBron James still the best player in the NBA. The more I thought about it, the more I came to the conclusion that he wasn’t. Once you start asking yourself […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: To Limp and Die in LA – LeBron, Todd Gurley, and Tough Times at Santa Anita

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BRONX, NY – Due to lack of interest, we interrupt “An Oral History of Meet The Matts” to bring you another pedestrian-at-best sports post. It’s in my contract. And by contract, I mean the sentence I’m serving here to make up for something horrible I must have done in a previous life, like discovering cilantro or […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Browns in the Hunt, Knicks Durant Desperation, and Scenes from the Baseball Wasteland

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BRONX, NY – Three days ago I was on a sunny beach watching the beautiful blue surf come crashing in. Today I’m back in slushy NY, on this hellscape, offering up another in a long line of thankless posts. To quote Short Matt’s favorite literary character, as well as life model, Ignatius J. Reilly, “Oh, Fortuna, […]

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The NBA Trades Rule the Internet

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SPANISH HARLEM – What a week it has been for the NBA, they took over the airwaves and maybe upstaged the Super Bowl. Everything Anthony Davis was the focal point yet nothing truly happened on that front. The Los Angeles Lakers made a fool of themselves and go into the rest of the season with more doubts than they […]

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2019 Pro Sports Predictions: Eli, Mayfield, Machado, Mets, Favre, LeBron

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INDIANA, PA – In this quaint, cozy home of Jimmy Stewart, you get small-town American at its very best. With each passing pickup truck, smile on a stranger’s face and stroll past Mom -n- Pop stores,  the metamorphosis from coal-mining town to something else is on. And there’s the rub. Trying to figure out what […]

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Angry Ward: The Day After Christmas

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BRONX, NY – I swore I wouldn’t post anything today. But I just can’t abide a miss. Besides, this way I can continue to take DJ Eberle to task for missing HIS assignments. ‘TWAS THE DAY AFTER CHRISTMAS ‘Twas the day after Christmas, when all through the city, Not a creature was stirring, not even Flyers […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: Los Angeles Lakers, Manny Machado, New England Patriots

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FROM THE PRESS BOX – Working as a sports reporter, my schedule often starts at night. Which means I often get to watch a lot of ESPN programming. Wednesday brought The Jump, which might be one of ESPN’s best shows. Each episode opens with a monologue from host Rachel Nichols. Wednesday’s monologue centered around LeBron […]

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Iverson’s All-Time Starting 5, Army v Navy, Refugee FC And Healthcare.gov

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS: Been super busy writing for our sister site, so I haven’t had much time for non-rugby related news. But I did squeeze something out [ooh] just for you guys. On the menu for today are Iverson’s All-Time Starting 5, Army v Navy, Refugee FC and Healthcare.gov. Iverson’s All-Time Starting 5: On […]

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