Tag: Mark McGwire

Friday’s Sports Fibs: Mark McGwire, Buddy Diaz’s Yanks, Conor McGreggor & NY Mets

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NEW YORK, NY – The headlines are chock full of what we must ingest and decipher as fact or fiction – #FakeNews – if you will. And the Sports World (random caps as per Junior Blaber) is not impervious to the”jockeying with the truth” that leaves us scurrying to faux fact-check sites… themselves built on […]

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Mets and Sandy Alderson Bad for MLB, Is P Diddy New Trump?

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s always great when MTM Management fails to pass along the memo that the inimitable DJ Eberle is on a Buffalo Bills Walkabout and therefore will not be gracing these pages today with a haplessly hope-filled Hawt Taykes (Hot Takes as it’s pronounced from Albany to Buffalo). Moreover, as yours truly […]

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From Patriots to Inmates, Jets’ Sanchez “Bets” on himself, and Hero & Villain of the Week

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Washington DC – It was a long and rainy day in DC but this author has somehow found the time to pen (or type rather) his weekly Preacher’s Row.  Though it might be considered Preacher-lite.  After a few business meetings for my day job, some quick snap shots of our great Nation’s monuments, and an exhausting […]

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Tardy Tuesday: Players Who Should Retire

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Our newest columnist, Fake Sandy Alderson, is having some technical difficulties on a Padres vs Giants scouting mission. His people tell our people that his column in forthcoming but that the time zone thing and the absurdly tardy start to last night’s Mets/Braves adventure, will make for a Tardy Tuesday. Speaking […]

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MLB: Use Melky Cabrera Fiasco To Restore Aaron & Maris

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“Out of all the records in the major sports, the home run stat takes the cake.” SAN FRANCISCO, CA – It started with Marion Jones being stripped of her Olympic medals; it continued with Lance Armstrong’s seven Tour de France titles being taken back by the International Cycling Union and continues now with Major League […]

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The Bad Usher’s Cooperstown Mission: Bud Selig, Pete Rose, Mark McGwire, Roger Clemens…

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COOPERSTOWN, NY – Commissioner Selig loomed over his desk, a full six feet off the floor, and boomed down at The Bad Usher standing down there looking up. “You have meddled with the forces of nature!” The Bad Usher was shocked. He thought this meeting was about well-deserved kudos, a welcoming home to the Major […]

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All Hail The “Kings!”

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NEWARK, NJ – As the Los Angeles Kings look to put the finishing touches on the New Jersey Devils (and a recalcitrant Marty Brodeur, who has now forced a Game 6) and hoist the Stanley Cup as champions, I’ve conjured up some sports “Kings” as they’ve been called and make a comparison to a related […]

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GROTE’S GRIPES: WACKY TEAMS

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NEW YORK, NY – With the recent deaths of Donna Summer and Robin Gibb it appears that Disco Hell is getting a bit hotter. You have to have to admit if there is a Rock and Roll Heaven there must be a Disco Hell. In Disco Hell everyone is given a pair of roller skates, […]

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Tony LaRussa Is A Cheater, Not A Genius

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BARCELONA, SPAIN – We’ve said it for years: Tony LaRussa is a cheater – not a genius! In fact, we documented all of it on video. Crazy thing is, our research took us all the way to Barcelona! to prove that “El Genius” was really just “El Dirty.” That’s right. This whole thing is The […]

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PRESS CONFERENCE APOLOGY 101: I'M SORRY… WELL, NOT REALLY

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by Jillian Brooks MADISON AVE, NY – In lieu of Angry Ward’s fantastic musical timepiece yesterday, and with particular focus on the athletes that led to some of the best jokes in that article, I give you, Thursday’s post: Guidelines for a Press Conference Apology: NUMBER ONE: Admit that something YOU did was wrong. Admitting […]

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