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Angry Ward Wednesday: NFL FILMS – Your AFC Team’s Spirit Animal Movie

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BRONX, NY – I’m writing this sure-to-be-gem just a couple of scant hours before kickoff of the massive Monday Night Jets/Browns tilt. I can barely control my excitement, and will do my best to funnel all of my nervous energy into creating a post that you’ll be sure to tell your grandkids about… when you’re looking […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Giants O, Giant Rugby Kid, Die Hards – I Don’t Get it!

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BRONX, NY – The Inwood Piper’s Kilt is closed, the Mets and Yanks are somehow still in the playoff hunt, LA has another mega-million flop on its hands with the Rams, Short Matt has already been married a year… things are starting to get a little weird. It’s not that I need to understand all […]

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Super Bowl Losers: It’s All Fun and Games Until You Lose the Super Bowl

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HOLLYWOOD, CA – It’s rare when the Young -N- Fun team wins the Super Bowl; the ‘69 Jets, the ‘74 Steelers, the ‘81 Niners, the ‘85 Bears (though they did have the grand old Sweetness) and maybe that ‘01 Patriot team (though “fun” isn’t quite right). I’m sure I’m forgetting a couple, and while the Panthers were […]

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Hypocrites All! The NFL, Boomer Esiason & CBS!

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Cincinnatti, OH—-At the conclusion of last weekend’s Steelers-Bengals first round playoff game, viewers were quickly directed to the CBS studio. Here a collection of former NFL players/NFL shills (is there a difference?) pulled no punches in assigning blame. Blame for the carnage that took place on the field during the league-directed Steelers victory.  The blame […]

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NFL Week 2 + Boxing

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Inside the Crystal Ball – A lot of sports writers want to explain what we’ve learned about the NFL after two weeks.  Screw that.  I’m hear to tell you what we don’t know.  The jury’s still out on a lot of stuff, so let’s embrace the mysterious unpredictabilities of the NFL. The Bengals looked awful […]

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Summer Follies at NFL Camps

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RUTHERFORD NJ – We are amidst the pomp and pageantry of the every four-year distraction from developing pennant races that I call The Olympics (click that). Despite that and and the nearly inescapable college football debacle that is Penn State, a subtle but encouraging story is developing:  NFL Camps have begun. If you are like […]

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It’s a Trap! Tebow & Broncos Use Admiral Ackbar Trap On Steelers

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Writing this still in the moments after the Broncos’ New Miracle at Sports Authority Stadium at Mile High. ENDOR – I’ve been saying it all week and dammit, I’m going to keep repeating it until it gets the acknowledgement it so richly deserves; for the Steelers, yesterday’s game looked like an Admiral Ackbar-sized trap. Like […]

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TWENTY-TEENS, THE DECADE IN PREVIEW

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by West Coast Craig Put down that bong, Nostradamus! EL JEBEL, CO – Over the next week you’ll probably hear a lot of 2000s reviews and Top Ten Lists, maybe a few arguments about whether the decade concludes at the end of 2009 or 2010, or did it start in 2000 or 2001? I’m never […]

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