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NHL Report: Penguins Screw Predators, Crosby Wins Cup Again, NY Rangers Jettison Dead Weight

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NEW YORK, NY – The Pittsburgh Penguins are Stanley Cup Champions again, thanks to the refs handing them a game six victory. The Predators had a good goal disallowed because of an early and errant whistle in the second period. The game was knotted at zero until the Penguins scored with a minute left in […]

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NBA and NHL Finals: Same Old Story for Steph, Sid and LeBron

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NEW YORK, NY – The California Golden State Warriors blew out LeBron James and the Cavaliers of Cleveland, Ohio last night in game 1 of the NBA Finals. I don’t care. It’s a repeat of last year’s finals. There may be a different result than last year but it seems like nobody is interested. I’m […]

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Glug, Glug, Glug: Mets Ship Sinking, Rangers, Yanks Predators Chugging

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MARLBORO, NY – It was on this date in 1915 that a German submarine sank the Lusitania and thrust the U.S. of A. into World War I. Present day sports has me reporting in a similarly negative manner on the New York Mets, New York Yankees and the NHL Playoffs. Abandon ship! Friday night’s comeback […]

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Divine Intervention? New York Rangers Win Stanley Cup!

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JERUSALEM – Sunday School is now in session! Well, sort of. This will be a bit of a Biblical narrative associated with the New York Rangers pathway to Lord Stanley’s Cup. Sure, Moses used a staff – not a hockey stick – as I would have preferred, to part the Red Sea while leading the […]

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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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MTM Sunday Hockey Edition: Jaromir Jagr, Enforcers, NHL PLayoffs

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MARLBORO, NY – With the uneventful first few days of March Mildness lingering like the flatulence from eating too much corned beef and cabbage on St. Paddy’s Day, I’m here to follow up on Different Matt’s Friday hockey column. Granted, he and I are probably the only one’s who care about hockey enough to write […]

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NHL Trade Deadline: NY Rangers Bolster Blueline for Playoff Push

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NEW YORK, NY – The NHL Trade Deadline came and went and the NY Rangers made a splash. It wasn’t a huge, apocalyptic, Yandle-for-Duclair-and-a-First-Round-Pick kind of splash, but a splash nonetheless. GM Gorton finally picked up another defenseman; Brendan Smith was acquired from the Detroit (pronounced DEE-troit) Red Wings in exchange for a second round […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Super Bowl Prop Bets, Knicks Defense, NHL Rangers Outlook

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WHITE PLAINS, NY – I expected Trump to make America great again, but not this fast. I intentionally lost a game of Scrabble today, just because I’m so tired of winning already. Speaking of too much winning, if you’re like me, you’d rather eat a roadkill sandwich with vegenaise than watch the Pats win another […]

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Compared to Yogi Berra, Is Yadier Molina Soft?

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INDIANA, PA – Here in the hometown of Jimmy Stewart and Mrs. Short Matt (more importantly) all sports conversations are centered around all things Black-n-Gold. But the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Penguins are not what yours truly will be talking about today. Instead, Bucs nemesis  and star backstop for the St. Louis Cardinals will be […]

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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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