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Angry Ward Wednesday: Owners, Golfers, Flynns and Other Heartless Sports

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BRONX, NY – Writing this on Valentine’s Day night and, for once, it’s a welcome distraction. My kid’s been eating candy all day and I need to tune out the sugar-charged hyperactivity. Since it’s V-Day, I’ve decided to focus on matters of the heart or, rather, lack thereof. Sports Owners. At the top of the list […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Blue Christmas; Let’s Talk Some F**king Sports

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BRONX, NY – For those of you who missed the not-so-annual Meet The Matts holiday party this year, you probably added a few extra days to your life. Between the boozing and the 100% deep-fried fare, my body still hasn’t recovered. Though guys like Grinding Ax Walter, Ben “Big Papa” Whitney, and DJ Eberle were missed, […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: The Worst of 2016 in Sports

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BRONX, NY – This is the time of year when hacks, making a whole lot more than me, cash in on writing the easiest end-of-year columns. Most of these efforts consist of nothing more than “Best of…”or “Top 10” lists. They take almost zero thought and can be cranked out in a matter of minutes. […]

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Hungry Ward Wednesday: Let Us Give Thanks

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BRONX, NY – Today is Thanksgiving Eve, one of my favorite days/nights of the year. For many years this was a night I would meet up with old college friends at Madison Square Garden for a college basketball doubleheader. Those were great times, until that one year that we all got so sloshed we pretty […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Bama, Jazz, Bills, Wilt. Suck on These Sports Slogans

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BRONX, NY – I don’t want to write about politics. I don’t want to write about old TV shows. I don’t want to write about the unseasonably warm weather or kneeling during the National Anthem or the Great Barrier Reef wasting away. Honestly, I really don’t want to write at all this week. So, here’s […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday Wish List: Vikes, Mariners, No-Hitters and Guns

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NEW YORK, NY – If my life ended tomorrow, I wouldn’t be too thrilled. But I also wouldn’t feel that I got cheated. I’ve been drawing breath on this big blue marble for almost a half century now and I’ve done and seen some pretty amazing things. Along the way, I jumped out of a perfectly […]

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Always Ward Wednesday: Anger is Out! Starting Over with Harvey, RG3, Trump, Mets

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BRONX, NY – Hey, how you do like my new byline this week? I mean, I am kinda ALWAYS here on Wednesday. It’s been my midweek digital gulag for like six years now. Anyway,  I am not saying I am going to stick with this, but I do plan on trying other things out. Like maybe […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Peyton Retires, Sharapova Dopes, Peeping Pays

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BRONX, NY – In a bad mood. Hurtin’. Hungry. Running low on grog. Good time to write. Let’s get to it. Peyton Manning Retires. Good riddance. Get on with hawking horrible pizza, waiting for sexual misconduct and doping allegations to subside, and micromanaging your son’s football career the way your Dad did. But, for the […]

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