Tag: Reggie Jackson

Sunday Sports Page: New York Mets, New York Rangers, NBA Playoffs, Derek Jeter

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MARLBORO, NY– Lacking pomp and circumstance, let’s get to today’s sports topics of discussion… “Why does God hate the Mets?“ the New York Post front page recently asked.  The answer is a layup. It’s as easy as connecting the dots leading from the Wilpons to Ponzi-schemer Bernie Madoff. Karma is indeed a bitch with yet another […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: George Kennedy & Great Sports Moments in Non-Sports Movies

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BRONX, NY – The passing of the great actor George Kennedy this week on the same day as the 88th Academy Awards was both sad and fitting. Kennedy took home a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his turn as Dragline, the lovable alpha of a Florida prison camp, in one of the greatest movies of […]

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Is Being a Fan Worth It? Is Rangers, Mets Rollercoaster Too Much?

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NEW YORK, NY – While anxiously flipping channels non-stop from the Rangers fighting the Big Bad Caps at a worried-sick Madison Square Garden, to Matt Harvey trying to will his AAAA Mets to a win (and stave off a potential season-ending spiral) in a March-like Chicago, one question begged to be answered: Is Being a […]

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Famous Sports Mouths: Ali, Cosell and Tony Gwynn?

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NEW YORK, NY – Today marks the beginning of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, which ends on April 18th. This is a cause hitting close to home for me, being a two-time survivor of the disease and having family succumb to these types of cancer. It would be selfish of me not to […]

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From Patriots to Inmates, Jets’ Sanchez “Bets” on himself, and Hero & Villain of the Week

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Washington DC – It was a long and rainy day in DC but this author has somehow found the time to pen (or type rather) his weekly Preacher’s Row.  Though it might be considered Preacher-lite.  After a few business meetings for my day job, some quick snap shots of our great Nation’s monuments, and an exhausting […]

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Reggie Jackson vs Alex Rodriguez: Reggie Being Reggie

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COOPERSTOWN, NY – To get inducted into this town’s National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, you have to get by the Baseball Writers of America. This select group produces arguments lasting as long as the Seven Years War – the backdrop of James Fenimore Cooper’s novel The Last of The Mohicans. (Note: This small […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Sports News In A Flush!

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NEW YORK, NY – That’s no typo up there in the headline folks, today’s post is designed to bring you as many up-to-the-minute sports stories as you can fit into what amounts to a quick trip to the restroom. We know how precious your time is and we aim to pees… er… please. Let’s get […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Just Say No To The Yankees

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NEW YORK, NY – It seems that far too many parents these days are allowing their children to be drawn to the dark side by rooting for the Yankees.  Most of these folks are good people who just don’t understand the facts.  Just because the Yankees win more often than any other baseball team doesn’t […]

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TO BE A YANKEE, EVERYONE'S FANTASY???

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-by Aristotle “Mugsy” Sakellaridis (Yankee Fan) The Matts [added things] for the non-Yankee fans. TAMPA, FL – As they celebrate their 27th championship, the New York Yankees continue to add smiles to everyone around them. [Those same people can’t wait to see Did You Hear About The Morgans]. A week after beating the Phillies, Yankees […]

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ENOUGH, BY GEORGE! LEAVE THE BOSS BE

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BRONX, NY – We waited. We waited for the victory cigar smoke to dissipate and the financial statement confetti to be completely swept from the streets and for The Canyon Of Heroes to be returned to the Bull$ and the Bear$. Now it’s time. It’s time to call out the 2009 World Champion Yankees for […]

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