Tag: Oklahoma City Thunder

Big Ben Tuesday: Rangers Move on, Westbrook is the MVP, Daniel Murphy Tortures Mets Again, Eli Manning is Innocent

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Big Arm, Montana: There is a lot to talk about from the weekend, including, the New York Rangers moving on; Russell Westbrook banging out first half triple doubles, and Daniel Murphy continuing to be a thorn spike spear missile in the side of his former team. Let’s get to it. The Rangers Move On The […]

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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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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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Ebs’ Hot Takes: New York Knicks, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, New York Yankees, New York Mets

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WILKES-BARRE, PA – Part of me wanted to use this column to just discuss the GRAMMYs. But that wouldn’t be very responsible of me, would it? Either way, there were some interesting things to happen in sports over the last week. I won’t take any longer with my introduction. Let’s get right to it. Here’s […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: Russell Westbrook, Pittsburgh Penguins and Green Bay Packers

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WILKES-BARRE, PA – I know a lot of you want me to go off on Rex Ryan, Tyrod Taylor and my beloved Buffalo Bills, but it’s not happening. Yet. To be honest, I’m still processing what happened Sunday. And with reports that Ryan could be out the door before some of you even read this, and […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Ichiro, Cowboys, Durant and Lucroy

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BRONX, NY – Banging this one out just before deadline on Tuesday. It’s my wife’s birthday, I’m holding off on dinner and my dog, Griffey, is doing everything in his power to get me to play fetch rather than slap together another lackluster column. Where in the wide, wide world of sports are my priorities? […]

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Kevin Durant is a B!tch

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WESTCHESTER, NY – I come from a pretty competitive bloodline. When we East Coast Whitneys visit our West Coast relatives out in West Marin, California, it’s a constant East vs. West competition of basketball, ping pong, football, cards, darts, pool, charades, tennis, and anything else (or it was when we were younger at least). One […]

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Worst Team in Sports, NBA Free Agents, Death Streak 2016

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EL BRONX, EL BARRIO – A belated Happy 4th of July, to all!  It is not easy coming up to bat on the day after America’s Birthday, mainly because people are in recovery from food and drinking binges and blowing fingers off… but let’s hope there is room to talk sports. Today’s topics are: Death’s […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: Thunder Over Warriors, Kershaw Best in MLB, Penquins over Sharks

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BALLSTON SPA, NY  – I’m filling in for West Coast Craig this week and know the blood was boiling after last week’s batch of Ebs’ Hot Takes. Well, get ready! I’ve turned the temperature up once again. Here’s my latest edition of Hawt Taeks (as they call ’em up here in Western New York)! OKC […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: Yankees, Thunder and Bills

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BALLSTON SPA, NY – The Hawt Taykes s are on fire this week as plenty has happened as of late, including a five-game win streak by the New York Yankees, an incredible Game Thee win by the Oklahoma City Thunder, Matt Harvey struggling –once again– and the Buffalo Bills making the headlines for all of the wrong reasons. With the […]

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