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Big Ben Tuesday: Alex Bregman Mortal Enemy, Springer’s Mediocre Catches, Yankee Goats

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Houston, TX: I know it was a positive year for the New York Yankees when you consider expectations, but it still hurts when they were only one win away from the World Series. The future looks bright, but there are no guarantees. Eh, Mets fans? Still, I must give credit where it’s due. If one play […]

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Sunday Sports Page: New York Mets, New York Rangers, NBA Playoffs, Derek Jeter

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MARLBORO, NY– Lacking pomp and circumstance, let’s get to today’s sports topics of discussion… “Why does God hate the Mets?“ the New York Post front page recently asked.  The answer is a layup. It’s as easy as connecting the dots leading from the Wilpons to Ponzi-schemer Bernie Madoff. Karma is indeed a bitch with yet another […]

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Home Run, Hit Kings: Alex Rodriguez & Pete Rose Cooperstown Worthy?

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BRUINSVILLE, NY – A WWF wrestling script couldn’t have been penned any better than what was revealed recently regarding Alex Rodriguez. The villainous A-Rod returns from his 2014 season-long ban for steroid use when the Yankees open their Tampa training camp on February 20th fresh off a training session led by the reviled Barry Bonds. Are […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Never Gonna Say Goodbye; When Athletes Hang On Too Long

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When Athletes Hang On Too Long BRONX, NY – Man it was such a great site to see.  I caught some of the highlights of yesterday’s Yankees – Rays game and I was overcome with joy.  Though I enjoyed the Yankees losing to the Rays and having their lead trimmed to one game in the […]

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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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A-ROD & MATES JOIN KIDS IN STICKBALL GAME

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By Aristotle “Mugsy” Sakellaridis BRONX, NY – On a wet Friday in August, there is nothing abnormal about seeing kids play stickball in the streets of the Bronx. Yet, add some Yankee players to the game and you now have the makings of a dream. Yankees Alex Rodriguez, Jerry Hairston Jr. and Sergio Mitre decided […]

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RICKEY DON'T LOSE THAT HUMBLE

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by West Coast Craig COOPERSTOWN -The topic of Greatest Living Ballplayer is always fun, in an utterly useless kind of way…the kind of thing to argue over beers until bottles are smashed and their jagged edges are waved threateningly about and somebody gets gashed (“I…gasp…still say it is…glurp…Robin…Yount….“). It’s a title, by the way, which […]

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SAY HEY, BILLY MAYS!

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by West Coast Craig TAMPA, FL – Hi, West Coast Craig here for www.MeettheMatts.com, the easy way to spend ten minutes of your valuable browsing time each morning! Why spend millions on products that don’t work? The Yankees learned that the hard way with Carl Pavano! Here at MeetTheMatts.com, we like to stay current. Had […]

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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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