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Big Ben Tuesday: Five Bold-ish Predictions for the Rest of the Year – Yankees, Rangers, Giants, Pelicans, Blues

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Prescient City, USA: A few weeks ago I predicted the NY Rangers trade for Jacob Trouba would prevent them from signing a big free agent like Artermi Panarin because of salary cap ramifications. Yeah, just a bit outside with that one. But I’m not one to waddle in misery, so let’s get off the mat […]

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RJ Barrett Bests John Starks, Bill Murray Mets Owner? No Soccer

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LAS VEGAS, NV – Hold on to your hats, have we got a doozy for you today! Well, you can be the judge of that later, but there are intriguing storylines to explore. So stop expectorating yer tabaccy into your MeetTheMatts.com spittoon/*Mud Jug  for 5 minutes, wash your hands and chaw-stained beards and get ready […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Browns in the Hunt, Knicks Durant Desperation, and Scenes from the Baseball Wasteland

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BRONX, NY – Three days ago I was on a sunny beach watching the beautiful blue surf come crashing in. Today I’m back in slushy NY, on this hellscape, offering up another in a long line of thankless posts. To quote Short Matt’s favorite literary character, as well as life model, Ignatius J. Reilly, “Oh, Fortuna, […]

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Ebs’ NBA Trade Deadline Wishes

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FROM THE PRESS BOX – Folks, we are in the midst of one of the most exciting days in sports. It’s NBA Trade Deadline Day. And we already saw a handful of trades take place Wednesday night. But of course, none included Anthony Davis. And honestly, I don’t think we’ll see Davis go anywhere Thursday […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: Super Bowl LIII, Anthony Davis, Golden State Warriors

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FROM THE PRESS BOX – On a day with frigid temps throughout the northeast and midwest, what better way to spend part of your afternoon than by reading the latest set of Ebs’ Hot Takes. There’s a lot to discuss. The Super Bowl is just a few days away. The NBA is stealing headlines with […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Tom Brady’s Stupid Stolen Super Bowl Jersey is Worth More than My Life

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BRONX, NY – Welcome, my friends, to another Worst Day of the Week in the Worst Month of the Year, in what may turn out to be the worst year of the decade. There’s so little to discuss that isn’t completely depressing, so let’s not try to avoid any of it. Let’s sit down with the […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: NBA Dunk Contest, New York Yankees, DeMarcus Cousins

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CLIFTON PARK, NY – Ideally I would have liked to have written an entire column on the NBA’s All-Star Weekend, but, to be honest, I didn’t see much of it. And it’s not that I didn’t want to watch it, I was just doing other things. At the very least, I will add a few […]

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No Meat Fridays and Skinniest Sports Stars

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VATICAN CITY – No, we’re not standing outside waiting for the we’ve-got-a-new-Pope-smoke to billow from the chimney; Pope Francis is just fine. Instead, we’re waiting for Easter to finally get here so we can get back to the business of lying, cursing (A pox on your house!), boozing and… eating Meat on Fridays! See the […]

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Patriots Balls, Peyton’s Coach, Scherzer Bounty, Knicks, Islanders

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In the Office – While most of the Management and Staff are throwing down various concoctions [getting cut-off] at Bourbon Street on West 46th Street, yours truly has a column to compose. I wonder if they created a new drink in honor of the Patriots rout of Geico Caveman Andrew “Bad” Luck and his Colts on […]

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