Tag: Mike D’Antoni

Angry Ward Wednesday: Carmelo Signs, A’s Fans are Missing, Exhibition Football Sucks

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BRONX, NY – After what’s already been a fairly brutal summer (heatwaves, forest fires, and the inextinguishable dumpster fire at the White House), we move into the truly dreadful days of mid- to late-August. As a kid you remember this as the time when the “Back to School” ads and sales started popping up, and your […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Yanks, Sox Jostle for a Starter, Warriors add another Stud, Lebron Takes a Gamble

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Stamford, CT: Hey y’all. Happy Fourth. Since I’m tired of writing about the New York Yankees and there’s nothing fighting to get out of my head, I’m gonna let it flow. Aroldis Chapman was repeatedly hitting 104 in a dominant inning last night in the Bronx. The big man likes the heat. Said Michael Kay, […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: NBA and NHL Scorching Takes and Finals Predictions

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I enjoyed Eb’s Hot Takes yesterday. But it wasn’t enough, I need more cowbell. Buckle in for Ben’s Scorching Takes. NBA Parity and the Celtics The four teams with the best pre-season odds to win the NBA title remain are the four teams standing. The Rockets were tied for fourth with OKC and San Antonio […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: NBA MVP Race for the Ages – Harden and Westbrook’s Season Rivals Robertson, Wilt and Russell

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HOUSTON, TX – Based on my peripheral view of the NBA MVP race, it’s hard to fathom how Russell Westbrook could average a triple double and not win it. But it happened to Oscar Roberson back in ’61-62, and a closer look at James Harden’s stats makes it look a lot less cut and dried. Let’s dig […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Real New York Heroes

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NEW YORK, NY – I know today’s the big Leap Year day and I probably should be doing a column about great leaping catches or wrestling immortal Leaping Lanny Poffo or DJ Leap or even Tiger Beat legend, Leap Garrett… but to hell with that. There’s bigger news afoot. MTM (mostly) silent partner Tall Matt has […]

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