Tag: Nolan Ryan

St Paddy’s Day Special: Angel Hernandez, Odell Beckham, Nolan Ryan, Terry O’Reilly

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Happy St. Patty’s Paddy’s Day! MARLBORO, NY – As the sports scene starts to heat up with NCAA Conference Tournaments and subsequent bids to March Madness there is also the NHL Playoffs home stretch, MLB’s Opening Day, and plenty of NFL-related news to think about and here are some of my random thoughts lately. Angel […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Hot Flub Time Machine – What Sports Wrongs Would You Right?

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BRONX, NY – As we move into the highly-depressing post-Holiday months, I turn my attention away from Christmas flicks and towards anything featuring cold and snow but sans holiday themes. My love of Hot Dog; The Movie has been well-documented here, but I’m saving that for my birthday month of February, when I really need it. […]

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Throwback Thor, Best Trade Ever, Roberto Alomar On Camera

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CHAVEZ RAVINE, L.A. – While watching Son Of Zeus, Noah Syndergaard – known in some circles simply as Thor – strike down upon the Dodgers in avenging the Lost Souls of Brooklyn (we feel your pain, Bernie Sanders), today’s topics were borne: Throwback Thor, Best Trade Ever, Roberto Alomar On Camera. Throwback Thor: Okay, so […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Derek Jeter, Ironman, Sub Mariners, Jesus & Other Superheroes

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NEW YORK, NY – Nothing like being back in New York during the waning days of August, sitting at your keyboard with the last few drops of rum in a tumbler and zero ideas in your head. Paradise. How about just doing a “This Day in Sports History” column? That’s always an easy way out… […]

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50 Excuses Melky Cabrera Could Have Made

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ALCATRAZ, CA – In the wake of another disgusting infringement upon the integrity of the game of baseball, a new stone has been turned over. Melky Cabrera essentially committed himself to the public opinion death penalty but he did the right thing and immediately came out and owned his wrongdoing. Since half of  San Francisco is on testosterone to […]

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MLB Playoffs & Sir Mix-A-Lot?

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SEATTLE, WA – Our man Cam James astutely broke down MLB’s post-season races on Thursday. Today we’re adding a little flavor to the current leaders and a few hopefuls preparing for the stretch run. It’s also Anthony Ray’s 49th birthday—whom you know better as Sir Mix-A-Lot, and whose greatest hits are matched to playoff hopefuls. […]

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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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Grote’s Gripes: Lawyers, Guns & Money

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HOUSTON, TX – This season marks the 50th Anniversary for my beloved Mets. Fifty years of highs and lows. Luckily for you folks… this column isn’t about the Mets.  The Houston Astros organization is also celebrating their 50th Anniversary in Major League Baseball. One thing that franchise has been known for through the years are […]

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GROTE’S GRIPES: MORE DEEP THOUGHTS BY JERRY MANUEL

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ARLINGTON, TX – This year’s World Series certainly is one of the better ones we’ve had in a while.  The Rangers go for their first title tomorrow but if the Cards can win two at home they will be improbable champs.  We always love to hear from Jerry Manuel around here and what better time than during […]

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COOKIE’s CORNER: CELEB TIDBITS YOU SHOULD KNOW

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HOLLYWOOD, CA – Apologies to all –  I’ve been so wrapped up in sports through the summer that I’ve neglected my duties as Girl Friday and keeping you all up to date in the celebrity world.  Well, now that baseball season is over for all but those Nolan Ryan and Albert Pujols, and I’m done […]

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