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Ryan McDonagh, NHL Trade Rumors, Bruins and Rangers Trade

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MARLBORO, NY – On Wednesday I really noticed that my nighttime television viewing centers on one thing and one thing only… hockey! It was an epiphany of sorts since there was nary a game to be broadcast this night in question. I couldn’t even find a college game and felt annoyed. Fu Puck Heads like […]

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The King?! Henrik Lundqvist is the Don Mattingly of Hockey in NYC Sports Lore

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NEW YORK, NY – This city is so great they named it twice – and to get a nickname in this town as an athlete is almost always well-deserved and fitting. You won’t get an argument from me on any of these feted NYC heroes except for one: Henrik “The King” Lundqvist of the New […]

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2018 is 2011: Minnesota Vikings are the Boston Bruins. Cheesy Bruin Reports

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MARLBORO, NY– Today is Championship Sunday in the NFL but I can’t help but bring NHL hockey into today’s conversation. Sometimes, and eerily so, teams in different sports often share similarities hard to ignore. For a few weeks now I’ve been telling our own Angry Ward that this current iteration of his favorite NFL team, […]

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Cheesy Bruin’s 50 Year Sports Retrospective

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MARLBORO, NY– Today marks the first day of my 50th year on this earth and when you get to be this age you pretty much think you’ve seen it all if you’re a sports fan. Not that I consider myself a know-it-all, but a sports fan my age has witnessed some of the G.O.A.T. 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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Can’t Miss Kentucky Derby Bets, World Series, Stanley Cup Predictions. Built on Dopey and Toothless

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LOUISVILLE, KY – It’s Derby Day.  To many this day means hats, mint-juleps, pomp and much circumstance.  To me the Kentucky Derby is simply a pleasant reminder that there are some people in Kentucky with a full set of teeth.  That being said, these people are hardly the target market of the ponies.  Myself and […]

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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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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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Angry Ward Wednesday: Brady’s Jersey and Betsy DeVos Answers Your Sports Questions

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BRONX, NY – Back from Florida, where I barely survived four days of trying to kill myself with rum and gambling and mammoth hamburgers and more rum. On Tuesday, Betsy DeVos was confirmed by the Senate as this country’s new Secretary of Education as Mike Pence, still in his medically-induced coma, blinked twice to cast […]

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Chinese New Year Edition: Biggest Roosters in Sports [Ahem]

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MARLBORO, NY– Yesterday marked the Chinese New Year and ushered in the Year of the Rooster. With a little assistance from the old dictionary is the word rooster: roost-er (NOUN), a male domestic fowl; a cock. With that is the brainchild of today’s column as we address some of the biggest roosters (ahem!) in sport […]

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