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Angry Ward: March Mundaneness, More Mets Misery and Other Night Terrors

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BRONX, NY – “It is awfully easy to be hard-boiled about everything in the daytime, but at night it is another thing.” So goes the Hemingway line from one of my favorite books, The Sun Also Rises. It’s a good line because it’s true. It’s much easier to deal with things in the in the light of […]

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Battle For The Mitten: MLB Lugnuts, Michigan St Spartans vs Michigan Wolverines, Rugby

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EAST LANSING, MI – There are few bigger sports rivalries than Michigan State vs Michigan. And with this being #RivalryWeekend, this small town is upside down. Spartans vs Wolverines, it don’t get much better. Saturday football in the fall. But what the heck is all this about Friday Night Lights, you ask? Glad you asked. […]

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Angry Ward: March Badness – The Mets are Doomed, So’s Your NCAA Bracket, and NFL Draft Talk is for Suckers

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BRONX, NY – It’s snowing like mad… at least that’s what I’m assuming, based on Tuesday night’s projections. Isn’t that f**king great? While I’ve long argued that February is the worst month of all, don’t sell March short. Both months are like god-awful sequels to all of the other great months. Think of them as The […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Brady’s Broken, Blake Griffin Exiled and Larry Nassar Should Burn

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BRONX, NY – Last Wednesday I took a little heat in the old comments section for not hitting my recommended daily allowance of vitriol and/or writing about anything anyone remotely cared about. Good news, your complaints have been heard. Better news! I’m just gonna keep on writing about whatever the hell occurs to me between making […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: NCAA Tournament

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SIESTA KEY, FLA. – Time for March Madness! The NCAA tournament is here! Still not excited? Not satisfied with how Selection Sunday played out? Well, neither am I. But that’s what Ebs’ Hot Takes are for! Granted, if you remember from last year, I got half of the Final Four correct and the national championship […]

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Ebs’ One Big Thing: College Football Playoffs

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CLIFTON PARK, NY – When looking at the field of four in this year’s College Football Playoff, you can comfortably say that the selection committee got the top 4 teams right. Well, for the most part. It’s certainly not like last year, when you could have easily made the case for TCU or Baylor. This year however, most […]

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March Madness: Breaking Down The Final Four

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Upstate, N.Y. – It’s been a crazy March hasn’t it? I bet you didn’t see Michigan State making the Final Four. I know I didn’t. But the Final Four field is set! It’s Kentucky vs. Wisconsin and Duke vs. Michigan State! Like I said in my column two weeks ago, it’s a shame Kentucky and Wisconsin […]

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Italian Sports New Year, Bowl Games, NHL Winter Classic, Sauce vs Gravy

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THE STICKS, NY – Remember those grade-school days when the very first assignment was a “What I during summer vacation” composition? Well, New Year’s Day was eventful enough – in a pathetic sort of way – to crap out my first post for the year 2015. Let me preface my first fumble of the year […]

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THE TOILET BOWLS

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by Dr. Diz CUT -N- SHOOT, TEXAS – December, and a young man’s fancy turns to the bowl season. Starting today, the pooh-bahs of college pigskin will play a whopping 34 bowl games. Which means that 68, or over half, of the Division I college teams will be eligible to play in a bowl. We […]

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CHUCK ROGERS IN THE 21ST CENTURY: SPACE CADET AIDED BY A MATT

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winless, even… DETROIT, MI – Now it all makes sense for Detroit Lions fans. The worst football team since Columbia’s Lions – winless, even -just had a former star player help us understand just how a team could go Up In Smoke so consistently and for so long: “I blew everyday. But you know I […]

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