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Angry Ward Wednesday: NCAA Basketball, Pats in Sports, Other March Sadness, Sports Weather Emergency

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BRONX, NY – Today is March 15th, a magical time of year for Irish alcoholics (redundant?), people who like throwing away their money on NCAA Basketball pools, and psychopaths who enjoy blizzards after the temperatures have already climbed over 70 degrees. Let your freak flags fly, people! Watch that awful/awesome “Leprechaun” movie that Jennifer Aniston […]

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Of Stuck Pigs and the New Cuban Missile Crisis

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Riviera Beach, FL—It’s a lot of fun until someone gets stuck in the eye. Or just plain stuck. As in a “stuck pig.” More on that in a moment. In his quest to ingratiate himself to teammates this Spring, Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes will seemingly stop at nothing. Cespedes as you know is from Cuba. […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Worst Sports Month is a Gulag For Everything

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BRONX, NY– The Super Bowl is over… and it sucked. Pitchers and catchers don’t report for another couple of weeks. Hockey doesn’t get truly important for a while. The NBA should just go ahead and give Golden State the trophy already. The weather here in the Northeast is still gray and cold with a 50% […]

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Spring Training! NBA Trade Deadline Deals, Brian Cashman, Mets Semantics, Michael Kay

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TAMPA, FL – They can try to pull me back in all they want, but you will NOT get another A-Rod column out of me. Not here and not now. Let him show up at Tradition Field in Tampa three days earlier than required. Let him take BP. Let him hit a couple of balls […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Boating, Boot Camp & Spring Training Baseball

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WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Once again down in God’s waiting room whooping it up with the in-laws in celebration of my wife’s Dad’s 70th birthday. We flew in early Saturday and all surprised him at dinner that night. Needless to say, he was tickled. Now, three days later as I sit here writing this, […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Grapefruit League Parks

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PORT ST. LUCIE –  By today, all teams will have reported to spring training.  Major League Baseball is supposed to be glamorous.  They don’t call it The Show for nothing.  Well, during spring training many of the pros have to slum it at less than state of the art facilities in Florida.  Believe me I’ve […]

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SPRINGTIME FOR HITTERS

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by West Coast Craig EAST LANCE BROADWAY – I did something like this last year, but I have no shame in repeating myself, with apologies to Mel Brooks this time. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * […]

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