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McGregor-Khabib, Yankees Tie the Series and Eagles Lose to the Vikings

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SPANISH HARLEM – It was a really great sports weekend with the MLB Playoffs underway, a big UFC fight and of course, some football. The Philadelphia Eagles lost but the Yankees won a game in Boston to bring the series back to the Bronx with a chance to extend their lead. If you were like […]

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The Dark Knight, Kelvin Gastelum, MLB MVP and MLB Comeback Players

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NEW YORK, NY – Kelvin Gastelum will NOT face Anderson Silva at UFC 212 in Brazil. Seems this man, who like Silva tries to avoid being maimed for a living while trying to maim his opponent, failed a drug test (full story). HGH, you ask? No. Steroids? Uh-uh.  The cream? Nope. Get this: after partaking in […]

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Ronda Rousey Loses Again, Yankees Boring, Knicks Stink!

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Spanish Harlem – There is basically no news to write about on the Yankees – so they are boring –  if you don’t believe me please check out this doozy I read on The Post today. To add fuel to my fire, the Eagles were eliminated from contention weeks ago, which leaves me scrambling to find […]

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Fight Room Forum: News re Conor McGregor, Boxing, Floyd Mayweather

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SPANISH HARLEM – I have been a boxing fan since I can remember because my dad loved boxing. Now that I think about it, it was my first introduction to sports. He watched any and every fight; it didn’t matter if the fight was on paid channels or local access. As I grew up around […]

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Most WTF Moments In Modern Sports: Titsworth Kiss, Catfish Manti, Kingman Losing Ball

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Post written by Anne Charles, pinch-hitting for Angry Absentee Ward… NEW YORK, NY – Shotgun murder trials and organ-eating aside (let’s not get too grim!), the high-strung, high-pressure, high-paid world of modern sports can cause some pretty weird behavior. Here are some of the most head-scratchingly odd, bizarre, and (sometimes) tragic moments to come out of the world […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: LeBron , Yankees, Mayweather vs McGregor, Nyquist

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BALLSTON SPA, NY – Hold on to your hats, it’s again time for a fresh set of Ebs’ Hot Takes, as A LOT happened over the weekend. LeBron James advanced to the Eastern Conference finals for the sixth consecutive season, the New York Yankees took two of three from the Boston Red Sox, Mayweather vs […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: George Kennedy & Great Sports Moments in Non-Sports Movies

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BRONX, NY – The passing of the great actor George Kennedy this week on the same day as the 88th Academy Awards was both sad and fitting. Kennedy took home a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his turn as Dragline, the lovable alpha of a Florida prison camp, in one of the greatest movies of […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: Jay Cutler, NFL Coaches, Nets Early Exit & Kidd’s Reign of Error, Anderson Silva

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EL BARIO, BRONX – Happy New Year to one and all. On this the fourth day of the first month in the year of our Lord and Savior (Yim), Two Thousand and Fourteen, Deacon Blaber (yours truly) stands at his bully pulpit to cover the latest sports news… There is a huge tilt toward the NFL because it […]

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MLB Fight Club, King James the Poet, Hero & Villain of the Week

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NEW YORK, NY – The stormy weather has finally ended and the sun is shining in NYC.  But dark clouds continue to follow the NY Mets, like those dirt clouds that follow Pig Pen.  So, I’ll start there because it can only get better from here… This weekend, the Metropolitans host the Chicago Cubs and […]

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FORREST GRIFFIN & INJUNS SWEARING

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, live on free TV, for every woman, child and man to see, there will be a woman swearing – and nobody is going to stop it! In fact, a Native American, one that earned the most esteemed name Chief Justice, will not only be condoning this lurid behavior – he will […]

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