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Golden Age of Wrestling, King Kong Bundy, Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler

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MARLBORO, NY – With the passing of yet another iconic wrestler at a young age this past week in King Kong Bundy, I was reminded how much a fan of the fake sport I once was. It truly was the Golden Age of  Wrestling, as the World Wrestling Federation had memorable characters and plot lines […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: George Kennedy & Great Sports Moments in Non-Sports Movies

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BRONX, NY – The passing of the great actor George Kennedy this week on the same day as the 88th Academy Awards was both sad and fitting. Kennedy took home a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his turn as Dragline, the lovable alpha of a Florida prison camp, in one of the greatest movies of […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Holiday’s On Ice… For Big Game Week

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NEW YORK, NY – Short Matt graciously offered me this week off so, of course, I politely declined. It’s not that I couldn’t use the break, it’s just that one life rule supersedes all others, and that rule is: Do the opposite of whatever Short Matt asks you to do. Besides, what kind of MTM correspondent would I be […]

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