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Angry Ward Wednesday: Modern-Day Sports Superheroes and Villains for Stan Lee

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NEW YORK, NY – Marvel Comics mastermind Stan Lee died a couple of days ago at the ripe old age of 95. A good run, by anyone’s standards. He leaves behind a loyal legion of fans and a litany of comic book characters that will live on forever. Though I was never a big comics guy, […]

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Mets Hire Jerry Maguire, Beer-Chugging Lineman Jon Gott to Giants?!

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NEW YORK, NY – From beer-chugging lineman to too-cliched-for-Central Casting GMs, this is one helluva time for sports punditry! Let’s pop the trunk, lift the hood and kick the tires on this thing, shall we? Let’s look at the Mets hiring Jerry Maguire -aka Brodie Van Wagenenenen, and the Ottawa Redblacks‘ Jon Gott. Show Me […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Giants, Bosox, Dodgers, Tyreek and other Fall Fodder

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BRONX, NY – Autumn has officially arrived here in the Northeast, and it’s spectacular. As I say to others who reside in and around New York, “THIS, is why we live here.” With cooler temps and the corresponding explosion of leaf color come light jackets, brown liquor sipping, and just spending as much time outdoors as […]

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NY Rangers Save NHL From Ruin, MLB Final Four Face Off

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NEW YORK, NY – We’re a little more than a week into this NHL season and the New York Rangers finally have their first points of the season. It’s been an ugly start for the Blueshirts, who had three regulation losses  in the points in their first three games before earning an overtime win last […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Your Halloween Sports Costume Guide

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BRONX, NY – Welcome to the scariest time of year. For Mets fans it’s the months between June and September, for everyone else, it’s Halloween. Anyway, if you’re stuck for costume ideas, there’s plenty of low-hanging fruit in the world of sports. Here are some quick getup ideas, some of which have multiple applications, in Your […]

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FREE NFL FUN: Cheesy Bruin’s Free NFL Picks, Notes, NFL Cheerleaders

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NOTE: Management realizes this is MLB Playoffs time, but Cheesy Bruin is now a Mets fan, so baseball season is apparently over for him. MARLBORO, NY – I’m in a crappy mood. Why? My back is acting up – as spinal stenosis will do that to ya – and my Cheesy Bruin’s Free NFL Picks […]

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MLB Playoffs: Who to Root For? Milwaukee Brewers – Because of Barry Beck?

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NEW YORK, NY – Now that baseball season has ended… Wait. What’s that, you say? The season doesn’t end when the Mets hit the links?! Humph. Alrighty then. Indeed, it is the MLB Playoffs, and despite the sour taste left in the mouth from David Wright Money Grab Night (see Angry Ward’s perfect piece) , […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Lie, Cheat, Steal and Win – America Has Lost its Way. A-Rod, Lance, Mets, Pats

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BRONX, NY – I went to David Wright’s final Mets game last Saturday night with Short & Tall Matt, but I just don’t have the heart or energy to write about what a disappointment it was. It felt a lot closer to the Mets money-grab I thought it was going to be than the legitimate farewell […]

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Who Will Start for Yanks Wednesday. deGrom and NY Rangers Stuff, too!

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THE BRONX, NY – As the New York Baseball Yankees get ready to take on JG Clancy’s Oakland Athletics in the American League Wild Card game, the big question still looming over all of Yankeedom is… Who the hell will start that Wild Card game?  Luis Severino has not been the ace he was billed […]

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Baseball Mom’s Legacy: From Pavarotti and Domingo to Joltin’ Joe, The Splinter and David Wright

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NOTE: The outpouring of support, particularly from the Meet The Matts team, has had this hardened sports gumshoe reduced to a teary-eyed mess… more than once. Wilmer Flores, eat your heart out. GORTEENAVEELA, CO. GALWAY – Mom’s parents, Nanny and Poppy, were from tiny towns in Ireland. Her dad, Bernie McGuirk (not the Imus pal) […]

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