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Rain Man Soccer Saturday: Julen Lopetegui, New York Red Bulls, Mexico And USA Find Coaches

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS: I got nothing this week. Not nothing like the no-show I was accused of last week. I mean nothing as in there is no real interesting story lines from the week that was. I could talk abut how it seems the NY Rangers only win in a shootout but that sucky-ness of […]

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Playoff Mets, Pre-season Football, Soccer Transfer Deadline Fiasco

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EL BARRIO, THE BRONX – Back home in the friendly (well, more like familiar) confines of the Bronx. Among other things, I found out this week it is apparently Buffalo is also called the Nickel City because of the Buffalo Nickel. The bit of bar trivia nonsense will not be part of this article’s discussions, […]

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Kim Guadagno, Buffalo Rex, London Knicks, Mikhail Prokhorov, THE Ohio State University

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EL BARIO, BRONX – Congrats to all. We made it through another week of work.   Yours truly, Sports Deacon Blaber, is happy the weekend is here. Now, how prepared I was to talk about the weeks events, depends on your definition of prepared. Either way, I have a healthy bully sports pulpit agenda to […]

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DROPPING THE BALL

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NEW YORK, NY – What’s worse that the Unites States being downgraded by Standard & Poor’slong-term debt rating by one notch, to AA+ from AAA, for the first time? Here’s a list: -Jorge Posada being benched again before Sunday night’s prime-time showdown at Fenway by Girardi. And then, Boston gaining sole possession of first place […]

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COOKIE'S CORNER: THE "BETTER THAN" LIST

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TOPSVILLE, USA – This week’s Angry Ward column was bit of a shocker. After all, who is better at spewing venom than Angry Ward? Yet he took a sharp left and went all mushy with a love letter to Ichiro Itchy Suzuki. And this during a week in which a lot of people proved to […]

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FEBRUARY AIN'T OCTOBER: IT'S A SUCKY TIME IN SPORTS

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by Junior Blaber NEW YORK, NY – February is the WORST month of the year for sports, especially New York sports, and it makes me grouchy. Here’s my breakdown on the difference between Rocktober and The Short Month in the 4 majors and some of the niche sports: NATTIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE OCTOBER: You’re heading into […]

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