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Yo! Make your Move, Mets!

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Greenwich, CT—“Mets Twitter” is on the verge of a Chernobyl-like meltdown. I say Chernobyl because the Mets’ stunning inaction in the face of several Yoenis Cespedes rumors promises to ruin Met fan allegiance for decades. The hated Washington Nationals have reportedly made a 5 year offer for more than $100M to Cespedes. Such a Cuban […]

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Giants Win, Pete Rose Loses, OBJ Dominates, JPP All Thumbs?

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MIAMI, FL – As I watched Jason Pierre-Paul slog through last night’s shocking victory by the New York Football Giants – and contemplating the Pete Rose decision –  it occurred to me that-he kind of sucks now… JPP, not Rose. Everyone is quick to talk about how he’s “disrupted things, created havoc and opened up […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: NFL, Wilpons, Bubble Hockey Gifts for Me!

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BRONX, NY – Black Friday is history. Cyber Monday is a goner too. It’s time for the latest and greatest made-up holiday sales event. I’m talking, of course, about “Angry Ward Wants It Wednesday!” Here’s a heavily-edited list of all of those sports-related things I want, want, want this Christmas! Pay attention, dammit! Rock’em Sock’em […]

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NBA Free Agency and the Myth of the Zen Master

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Terre Haute, IN–The most exciting time of the year in the NBA begins in earnest tomorrow. For most NBA fans, July 1st means the start of free agency. A time when every mediocre, uni-dimensional player is in line for an 8 figure annual salary. The season just ended about 10 minutes ago, and like most […]

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Flushing Roach Motel: Looking on Craigslist for David Wright and MIA Mets

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DANNAMORA, NY – Opening Day of the 2010 season at Citifield was a blustery Monday in early April. The Mets were hosting the then Florida Marlins. As old warhorse Ed Lynch and I sat down in our seats, introductions began with the full pomp and circumstance that accompanies every opening day. For teams that never […]

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Yankees Greats Ruth, DiMaggio, The Mick and…Graeme Lloyd?

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Melbourne, FL–There wasn’t a dry eye in the House on Sunday evening. Bernie Williams had his very good career properly recognized at Yankee Stadium. Bernie was a very good Yankee, and a consistent run producer for the dynastic Bomber teams of the mid 90s to the mid 2000s. Very good, but not great since that […]

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Sorry, But Mets Suck. So Does Crybaby Arte Moreno

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LONG ISLAND, NY – crybaby What am I supposed to do? I’ve been rooting for this wretched team since celebrating the 1969 World Series victory with my big brothers in our apartment in Glen Oaks.  My Dad went to the series clinching game 5 at Shea that afternoon.  I was home in plenty of time […]

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David Wright in Decline? Say it Ain’t So, David. Say it Ain’t So!

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TIDEWATER, VA –  He grew up in the shadows of the Triple A affiliate down in Norfolk, Virginia dreaming of one day playing for the big club in the big city.  He was a good kid from a good family. Preternaturally gifted athletically and physically with matinée idol good looks and an “aw shucks” demeanor […]

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Extreme Wilpon-ing In Landfill Of Dreams

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PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – Another baseball season is on the horizon. Some people, mostly Yankee fans, await the 162 games + the inevitable expanded post-season, as the rest spend hard-earned money seeing their also-rans (Mets) perform… until they screw up and throw yet another year into the Landfill of Dreams. I’ll be a casual […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: A Special Message from the NY Mets Emergency Broadcast Network

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NEW YORK, NY – Greetings Mets fans! Fred and Jeff Wilpon here on the New York Mets Emergency Broadcast Network. Sorry to interrupt your show. We know that many of you are upset that Jose Reyes opted not to re-sign with our team and instead chose the money and meringue that South Florida has to […]

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