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Grinding Ax: Irish Sports Legends, Dead or Alive

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MANASQUAN, NJ –  “I’m Irish. I think about death all the time.” This was one of Jack Nicholson’s famous quotes. With another Saint Patrick’s Day in the books, I decided to dedicate this Substitute Saturday to some of the scores of Dead & Alive Irish Sports Legends.  A bit morbid, but considering the alternatives I feel this to […]

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Boring NBA Trade Deadline Big Shots Lob Air Balls, LeBron Swats Knicks Bricks

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NEW YORK, NY – Professional basketball is, for the most part, boring. Yesterday’s way over-hyped NBA Trade Deadline, came and went. Phil Jackson and his fellow big-shot traders tossed air-balls and rim-jobs [ahem] our way, with but one big Boogie swapping his tank-top. But it’s not like teams like the Knicks needed to make a […]

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The Dark Plight and Legion of Gloom: New York Mets Super Hero Sissies?

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FLUSHING M*A*S*H* UNIT – As the Avalanche of Awful swallows the Amazin’ Mets, we are staving off using this platform to condemn the insanity of having kids – particularly pitchers – commit to playing one sport, year-round from the time they are all of ten years on the planet. We’ll refrain from ripping crazed parents […]

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Sports Rhyme Time with Cheesy Bruin

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PLYMOUTH ROCK, MA – Some of us are still celebrating our country’s Independence Day but and with that lack of sobriety comes a spike in creativity. Or at least a stretching of reality. With that comes today’s sports rhyme time.  Where you see the ellipses, follow with the words… Born…It’s a rarity these days to […]

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Phil Jackson: Disconnected or Genius? Beantown Farting on NY, Spring Training

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NEW YORK, NY – The excerpt below is from Phil Jackson’s Twitter account this week: Today’s game vs Cavs gave bb gods heartburn and those that know what “it” takes/means a smh. — Phil Jackson (@PhilJackson11) February 23, 2015 On the surface, you have to be impressed by Phil’s A.B. (Abbreviation Proficiency). How many guys pushing seventy […]

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Winter Blues Ain’t So Bad: Yanks Get Tanaka and Okposo Watches Olympics

Alert, Nunavut – Its cold, its dark, and there’s snow and ice everywhere (Seriously, whats with all of the single digit temperatures?). The Knicks are terrible, the Rangers are sputtering, and there’s no baseball. This is the most depressing time of the year. But it’s not all bad. Here are some things that have me […]

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A RETURN TO NORMALCY AND PHANATICISM

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by Different Matt EVERYTOWN, USA – Finally!!! Baseball is back. The regular season is underway and millions of bored people around the country now have something to do. Every day, from now until the end of October (except for that brutal day after the All-Star game), there will be something for baseball fans to watch, […]

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