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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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Ebs’ Hot Takes: March Madness Final, Yankees, Mets, Russell Westbrook, Hawks

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WILKES-BARRE, PA – It’s a big Monday in the sporting world!  Not only is the NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship Game Monday night, but it also marks the first full slate of the MLB season. It’s an exciting day for any sports fan. I was going to do an Ebs’ One Big Thing on just the national […]

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Grapefruit Observations of New York Yankees, Baby Bombers

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TAMPA, FL – I’m back! As many of you know, I recently had the opportunity to cover the New York Yankees at spring training and check in on the Baby Bombers. After one day at the big-league camp and a second at the minor league complex, I came away with several stories for my job at […]

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The Top 5 Sports Moments of 2016: Cam, Dee, Draymond, Neymar, Villanova

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WHITE PLAINS, NY – We’re into the fourth quarter of 2016, the Mets and Yanks are dunzo, and the Giants and Jets are spinning their wheels, so I thought I’d get a jump on the competition and post my Top 5 Sports Moments of 2016. Now this isn’t a list of accomplishments, so you won’t see […]

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Who had Yale? Anyone have Yale in the NCAA Tourney?!?

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Ottumwa, IA—The NCAAs are off and flying! How did yesterday’s 1st round games go down?Well…Are we all supposed to feel good about Yale “upsetting” Baylor in the first round of this year’s NCAA college basketball tournament?  I don’t. If you look at the “pedigrees” of some of these Yalies, you’d see what I see. The […]

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March Madness: Your NCAA Tournament Bracket

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ALBANY, NY – With the bracket released and the NCAA Tournament just a day away, it’s time to fill out your bracket. It seems like every year a few teams have a chance to cut down the nets at the end, but that’s not the case this spring. There is one clear favorite this March […]

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MY DADDY CAN BEAT UP YOUR DADDY

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by Rex O’Rourke TOBACCO ROAD, NC – So last night I’m watching Duke throttle North Carolina and I ask myself: “Self, what is the biggest rivalry in sports?” Is it Duke/UNC? They certainly rank up there. The Cameron Crazies alone are worth the price of admission. Multiple national championships on both sides and a dust […]

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GROTE'S GRIPES: ESPN DAY

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by Grote2DMax BRISTOL, CT – Being a MeetTheMatts.com staffer can have its benefits, despite the fact that there wasn’t an MTM Christmas Party or year-end bonus, but in these tough economic times who can complain about that? Instead, my mid-December assignment had me traveling up to Bristol to see how the folks up at ESPN […]

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SPORTS HEAVEN ON EARTH: FREE BEER IN VERMONT

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This article brought to you by the Brewers Ass. Of America OMIGOD, VERMONT – After a lengthy and thoroughly conclusive study, NASA just released the following statement that may rock the very foundation of our society: “SPORTS FANS LIKE BEER.” – Head Honcho, NASA That’s right: NASA. Contemplate this for but a second and it […]

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