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Angry Ward Wednesday: At Least You’ve Got Your Health… Unless You’re Bridgewater, Bumgarner, Bird, Mets, Warriors, etc.

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BRONX, NY – Lots of elements go into a winning season in sports. You’ve got outstanding singular players, team chemistry, great defense, potent offense, terrific coaching, winning streaks, timing, luck, and, yes, bad sh!t happening to other teams. It’s that last one that can often be the ultimate difference-maker. You can have the best team in […]

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2018 Top Five MLB Questions Answered: Wright, Stanton, Bumgarner, Harper, Longoria

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NEW YORK, NY – The literal and figurative Hot Stoves are working overtime this week, especially in the northeast’s  bomb cyclone areas. With Spring Training but 3 fortnights away, MLB GMs are calling texting (see this) each other with hypothetical deals and promising propositions (Sandy Alderson aside, of course), that have us fans on the […]

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Did New York Mets Leave Hearts with San Francisco or is Dynasty in Making?

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FLUSHING, NY – After going undercover as civilians Wednesday night, Short Matt, Tall Matt and Replacement Matt got to mingle with John & Joan Q. Fan at Citi Field, for the Mets vs San Francisco Giants MLB Wild Card (is it two words or one?) Game.  And after watching – and processing – the absolute […]

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Chris Long on Kaepernick, Terry Collins Maligned, Gary Sanchez Clean?

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NEW YORK, NY  – There’s mucho going on in MLB, particularly with the local teams, the Mets and Yankees, clinging to playoff hopes and races they are astoundingly still in. But they ain’t the only thing stories that caught this pundit’s eye and this piece will touch upon what’s headlined: Chris Long on Kaepernick, Terry […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Forget Brangelina – Sports Divorces We’d Like to See

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BRONX, NY – Writing this on Tuesday night and I’m sure management is pissed about that. Tough darts, Matts. Anyway, the big news today was that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are getting a divorce and people are falling all over themselves on social media to put in their two cents. Never mind that people are […]

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Daniel Murphy, Landry Jones and Chuck Pagano

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FLUSHING, NY – Lawd Have Murphy! … That was the name of the 1985 Eddie Murphy tour. I got a souvenir t-shirt from the Binghamton Arena show – which I wore out by summer’s end, but now I hope similar t-shirts are being drawn up to celebrate Daniel Murphy (though would he object to the […]

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*SPECIAL REPORT* Matt Harvey Unmasked-Selfish, Pampered Dark Nut

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Santa Monica, CA—In the world of Mets baseball, this qualifies as an emergency.  This is “there’s a flood in the basement and the pilot light is out” type of emergency.  Sadly, The “Dark Knight” is no more.  Even more disturbing and sad is that the “Dark Knight” really never existed at all. The tough guy […]

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Baseball’s Freak of Nature, a Sepp Blatter and World’s Biggest Star

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Very rarely – probably never – do we write about just one athlete. We certainly don’t write about a player from a team that shunned the shores of the East River for the shores of San Francisco Bay. And we ain’t going to do it today. But we talk about Baseball’s […]

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Why The Mets Will Win the World Series

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NEW YORK, NY – With the frost on our window panes beckoning a warmer clime (and Junoir Blaber being MIA with his column), happy baseball visions are dancing in our heads. What are these visions? Why they’re visions of the 2015 New York Mets winning the World Series.  Here’s what needs to happen for these […]

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Sports and Sitcoms: Modern Family, The Munsters, Leo the Lip, Mr Ed

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BEDROCK – Several of my esteemed MTM colleagues have recently shown extraordinary creativity, making my attempts at doing Sports with a Wink a bit challenging. Angry Ward pursued the natural crossover between sports and adult entertainment. West Coast Craig penned a terrific limerick/haiku to music and there wasn’t a dry eye in the house. This […]

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