Tag: Ryan Howard

MLB Mega Contracts, NFL Arrests and Kevin Love Affair

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“I will make a decision in a short period of time as to what Nick Marshall‘s punishment will be.” – Gus Malzahn, Auburn Head Coach, on star QB Nick Marshall‘s citation for marijuana possession earlier this month. EL BARIO, BRONX – The weekly Sports Bully Pulpit had to be moved up a day but there […]

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GROTE’S GRIPES: Best Weekend Ever? Worst Weekend Ever? Yanks, Phils & Perspective

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Being a Mets fan has been tough these past few years.  We have seen both the Phillies and Yankees win world championships while we have floundered. We’ve heard it from our two closest and biggest rivals for far too long now. Well this past week might have signaled the beginning of the end of […]

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WORLD BLEEPIN' CHAMPIONS

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“If I told you once, I told you 27 times… WORLD BLEEPIN’ CHAMPIONS!” by Yankee Joe (Yankee Fan) BRONX, NY – From Day 1 this year, I said things would be restored to their natural order, that the Yankees would take back what they LET other teams have since crushing the Mutts in 2009. Now, […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: SIX EDUCATION

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BRONX, NY – Here we are on November frogging 4th and we’re still talking about baseball. Game 6 between the Yanks and Phils tonight at the Whore Emporium. Just the way the suddenly lucid George Steinbrenner planned it. In fact, rumor has it that Big Stein himself is going to hang-glide into the Stadium prior […]

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FAVRE IS TO HAMELS AS REGGIE IS TO RYAN

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Congrats to the NL Champions! Once again, they’ve proven the NL East is the toughest division in baseball! Now, let’s get to the real story… GREEN BAY, WI – The Frozen Tundra isn’t quite frozen yet but you can still hear the icy whispers of greatness echoing in and around this football shrine. Some of […]

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TELL IT LIKE IT IS TUESDAY: I’VE BEEN TO THE PROMISED LAND

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SELMA, AL – “Get me to the plate boys” may not rank up there with “I’ve been to the mountaintop” but when Ryan Howard walked into the dugout in the top of the 9th with his team trailing 4-2 last night, with those six words, he inspired his team to give him just one more […]

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TELL IT LIKE IT IS TUESDAY: THE BEAUTY OF THE GAME

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by Philview and Philly Phanatic PHILADELPHIA, PA – This past Sunday several teams, including the Mets and the Phillies, participated in what we used to call doubleheaders. Things are different now, of course, because in these doubleheaders, the fatted calves from the first game are not allowed to stay. After the last out, they’re cattle-driven […]

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TELL IT LIKE IT IS TUESDAY: GOODBYE TO YOU, MY TRUSTED FRIEND

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CHAPPAQUIDDICK ISLAND, MA – Ted Kennedy passed away last week and it’s both sad and ironic that the Liberal Lion passed away just when we needed him most. No, not to get some bloated health insurance bill passed but instead to help us through this painful time. The man who delivered some of the great […]

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WALK THE WALK: SHUT UP & BUILD A TEAM FOR $125 MIL

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UTOPIA, KS – Okay, we’ve all been armchair General Managers and/or bile-spewing critics of our team’s moves, lack of moves, contracts tendered, contracts not given, etc. And we’ve been this way pretty much since we stopped soiling our diapers and were big enough to fetch a relative a beer from the fridge. We’ve screamed about […]

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