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Angry Ward: March Badness – The Mets are Doomed, So’s Your NCAA Bracket, and NFL Draft Talk is for Suckers

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BRONX, NY – It’s snowing like mad… at least that’s what I’m assuming, based on Tuesday night’s projections. Isn’t that f**king great? While I’ve long argued that February is the worst month of all, don’t sell March short. Both months are like god-awful sequels to all of the other great months. Think of them as The […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: David Wright and Adrian Peterson and the Time to Hang ‘Em Up

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BRONX, NY – I had a fun film-based column planned for today, but yesterday’s news about New York Mets’ third baseman David Wright and Minnesota Vikings’ tailback Adrian Peterson pretty much demanded some sort of response. The news isn’t great. Do the Wright Thing. So, Mets’ captain David Wright was sent back to New York from Spring […]

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Brilliant Sports Mind Big Al Sternberg (Fake Sandy Alderson) Cheated By Cancer.

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This column was written just before Big Al left us to rub elbows with Bob Murphy, Lindsey Nelson and Ralph Kiner. The news of his passing was posted by one of his 15 yearold, brave twin boys, Jackson. I write this with a heavy heart, at 5:49 this morning my dad passed away. — Jackson […]

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Sports Webcast: Talkin’ Cespedes, Mets, #QBC, Hot Stove Blizzard Banter

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NEW YORK, NY – With friends at the Queens Baseball Convention making the wise choice to cancel today’s event because of Mother Nature’s rude RSVP, we decided to pitch in and keep the baseball talk alive – and live – at 10AM today… We’ll be talkin’ Cespedes to the Mets, the NL East and any […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Sports Sitcoms We’d Like to See: Pacman, Clyde, Keith, Manziel, Wilpons

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BRONX, NY – The NFC/AFC Championship games are set, either the Golden State Warriors or San Antonio Spurs will win the NBA Championship, the New York Rangers will not hoist the Stanley Cup, and the New York Mets still need a clean up hitter. Nothing new to report here. Let’s have some fun by looking […]

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Blaber’s Bold Moves for Mets to get back to Series in ’16!

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EL BARRIO, LA BRONX – Well that was an incredible run. The Metsies gave me loads of hope. We came close despite the 4-1 series loss to the (now) hated Royals.  So let’s start talking about what to do with the team as we look forward to next season. Here then, is one man’s opinion […]

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Mets’ Alderson Succumbed to Pressure-NL East Title in their Sights

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Centennial, CO—I don’t know about everyone else, but I’ve been both enjoying “the ride” and running out of things to bitch about. Let’s face it, and this was Short Matt‘s fear all along. I’m a “One-Trick Pony”  How long can one crazed yet passionate Met fan rail against his team’s ownership and its General Manager […]

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Biblical Mets! Noah vs. Moses! Sandy Doing Good?!

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NIRVANA, MI – “Well, Hi again, everybody! What a beautiful day for baseball! Nothing but a few high, puffy, cumulus, otherwise harmless clouds up above. We’ve got a heckuva match up today. For the visiting Giants, their young, ebullient righthander Chris Heston will toe the rubber. For the home-standing Mets, it’ll be good looking rookie […]

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Of Rebuilding And Old Baseball Men: Sandy Alderson Stinks

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OAKLAND, CA – As I sit absolutely baffled as to how Michael Kay landed a prize like local anchorwoman Jodi Applegate, I am reminded of a couple of things. The ’90s gave us Lyle Lovett and Julia Roberts and 2010 brought us Sandy Alderson, my eponymous alter ego. I must admit that my intentions had […]

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Grote’s Gripes: 2013 Mets Giveaways; Best & Worst

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FLUSHING, NY – Next Monday is Opening Day here in New York City.  Both the Mets and the Yankees will open their seasons at home at the same exact time.  How insane is that?  At least they will be playing teams within their own league, unlike the Reds and Angels who will play each other […]

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