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Angry Ward Wednesday: What Happens to Your Body When You Watch the NY Mets

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BRONX, NY/INTERNETSVILLE, USA – Today we get scientific in a way that only countless social media shares and assorted internet “news sites” can inspire. This is important stuff, people. You need to know what you’re doing to yourselves! It’s not too late, dammit!!! This is what happens to your body when you watch the New York […]

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Mike Piazza and Hall of Fame: Shame on Bill Madden

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COOPERSTOWN, NY – With the wreckage of the World Trade Center attacks still literally smoldering, Major League Baseball played its first games on September 21, 2001 after the 9/11 attacks. As the attacks were felt by all Americans, it was a uniquely personal attack on the populace of the greatest city on Earth. I vividly […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings Redeux: Racism and Sports in America

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“My theory is that the black crowd scared away the whites and there are simply not enough affluent black fans to build a significant season ticket base.” – Bruce Levinson, Atlanta Hawks EL BARIO, BRONX – Yes, I am writing back to back. That is because three things happened after yours humbly, Righteous Deacon Blaber, […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Mad Men Of Baseball

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HOLLYWOOD, CA –Congratulations to the new Kings of the NHL. My beloved Bruins are no longer the reining Stanley Cup Champions but the Kings showed this post season that they deserved it. This past Sunday, season 5 of Mad Men came to a close. It is one of the best shows on TV and even […]

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THE ROAD GOES ON FOREVER AND THE PARTY NEVER ENDS

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by Dr. Diz COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS – It’s wildflower season down here, akin to leaf-peeping up North and we were rolling along on U.S 71 with fields of bluebonnets interspersing the big oaks and pine woods of East Texas. After the bluebonnets fade, then come the Indian paintbrushes, coloring the fields with vibrant strokes of […]

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CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR TIME WARP TONY

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HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVE, EVERYBODY! NEW YORK, NY – Yesterday, MTM eccentric, Time Warp Tony, responded to a comment by the erstwhile philview re our collective survival of The Blizzard Of ’09. T-Dubya T thought philview was referring to TWT’s at-the-time current year and the year 1909, which is understandable because… He is in a time […]

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WHO IS RUSTY STAUB???

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by Sam’s-A-Fan NEW YORK, NY – Is Rusty Staub a former major league ball player once described by none other than Duke Snider as a “Pure hitter,” who broke into the major leagues as a teenager with the then Houston Colt .45s, who was later the first legitimate star for the expansion Montreal Expos, who […]

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IT AINT OVER TILL IT’S OVER

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by Maria Christoforidis NEW YORK, NY – Two games, two different outcomes – one more to go. After the Mets won Game 1 of this series against the Phillies, a true Met fan could not help but feel the superfluous excitement that followed outstanding closer Francisco Rodriguez’s save on Tuesday night. Philly fans felt that […]

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