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Sports Rain Man: NY Jets Own NY, League Worst Knicks, Brodie’s Beltran

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – I swapped with the boss because I was so swamped with work on Friday and I had work Saturday morning. So here I am up late Sunday night because I had my birthday drinks and celebrations Saturday night and it took me all of Sunday to recover.  With that, here […]

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Corporate Recruiter CC Sabathia, PLUS… Knicks David Fizdale on Hot Seat

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SPANISH HARLEM – CC Sabathia has retired, but that doesn’t mean that he won’t still consider himself a New York Yankee. On his podcast with Ryan Rucco (CC Sabathia’s Farewell to the Yankees), they talked about his love for the team and how he will continue to provide support for his former teammates. There has […]

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Yankees Soar on Orioles Wings, Mets Make Splash

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NEW YORK, NY – Let’s talk some baseball…  It’s a shame the Yankees can’t play the Orioles every game. The Bombers are coming off of a 4-game sweep of the O’s and won 17 out of 19 against Baltimore for the season, including the last 16 in a row. The Yanks averaged almost eight runs […]

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America’s Pastime Shroud: Jimmy Stewart, Christian Yelich, Tarnished Derek Jeter, Marv Albert

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INDIANA, PA – You don’t get any more American than this small Pennsylvania town, which happens to be the home of Jimmy Stewart. And we got here via another icon of Americana, U-Haul. Driving a 15′ truck filled to the gills with furniture and boxes of whatnot, the wife followed yours anxiously in our 1998 […]

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Blockbuster Blackout MLB Trades You May Not Know Of

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NEW YORK, NY – For those of you just stirring from a coma or hiding in a fallout shelter, there was a Big Apple blackout last night. And boy did things get a little crazy. Many were doing their best Snake Plissken impersonation, as traffic signals made any Escape From New York simultaneously necessary, yet […]

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Major League Pitching Problems, London MLB Flop

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BLOOMINGBURG, NY – The NFL season can’t get here fast enough for me since all I’m left with to watch on television is baseball. This modern version of the American pastime is really somewhat irritating and is nothing like the game I grew up on. The London series (where baseball doesn’t belong) between the Yankees […]

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Sports Rain Man: What A Week For The New York Metropolitans!

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – Happy Memorial Day weekend. I want to say two things before I get to the sports: 1) Thank you to all the descendants and relatives of soldiers that have that died in battle. The sacrifice in the name of the country, whether draft or volunteer, is always to be commended […]

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Knicks Drafting Third, NBA Combine and The Jets Being The Jets

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – So, late Friday night, I realized I had a column due and… [cue record scratch sound] Hold up! Apparently, despite having more tenure than The Dude and Ben Whitney, I get the DJ Eberle treatment. Apparently a bit of banter re why my posts are sometimes tardy is not welcome! […]

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Replaceable Friday: Nobody Cares About Your Fantasy Team.

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UNIVERSAL STUDIOS E-WALK – As I lick my wounds and brace for more disappointment from my teams, I’d like to continue the trend of talking about sports in the abstract and big picture, rather than dwell on more sorrow and ineptitude from the hometown NY boys. Today, I’d like to discuss something that has been […]

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Baseball Crisis In America. MLB Armageddon Looming.

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BLOOMINGBURG, NY – It has been referred to as America’s Pastime but baseball is no longer the most popular sport in this country. When you see hoards and throngs of people lining the streets of Nashville, Tennessee over the nauseating three-day event called the NFL Draft and combine this with all the empty seats across […]

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