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Improbable Comebacks from Worst Sports Injuries, Lou Gehrig & GOAT

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MOUNT SINAI – No, we’re not hosting today’s exchange from what is more commonly known as Jabal Musa – the mountain in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. That’s the possible location of the biblical Mount Sinai, the place where Moses Malone received the Ten Commandments. Indeed, we are reporting [virtually] from the famed NYC hospital, as per […]

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Sports Mash Unit: Teams That Won Without Injured Stars

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COVID CENTRAL, NYC – As we continue to navigate this hazy, blurred maze of The Covid Zone, our staff has taken turns on the DL IL in unprecedented fashion… and not because of the Coronavirus. Buddy Diaz rightfully needed a spot starter when he lost a friend. Our resident tough guy, Cheesy Bruin, missed a […]

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Cheesy Bruin’s 50 Year Sports Retrospective

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MARLBORO, NY– Today marks the first day of my 50th year on this earth and when you get to be this age you pretty much think you’ve seen it all if you’re a sports fan. Not that I consider myself a know-it-all, but a sports fan my age has witnessed some of the G.O.A.T. in […]

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Snow-Jobs and Sports Fill-Ins: Tom Brady, Russell Wilson, Lou Gehrig, Jeury’s Familia, Dak Prescott

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NEW YORK, NY – Okay, so Lonnie Quinn & his cronies got it right – we got some snow. But once again, we were led to believe we were going to die by story-inventing icarnations of Ron Burgundy reading weather reports. While we think Quinn actually does work – as his rolled-up sleeves (aka Jim […]

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The Return of the Captain! David Wright fuels Mets Juggernaut!

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Corona, NY—Hey how about that? Did you catch the game last night? Another 16 runs from the juggernaut known as your New York Mets! “The Magic is Back!” “Catch the Rising Stars!” “Baseball Like it ‘Oughta Be!” “Bring your kids to see our kids!” Remember those team slogans of yesteryear? Well, there are no slogans […]

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CHEERIO, PIPP-PIPP, AND ALL THAT ROT

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by Philview & The Philly Phanatic PHILADELPHIA, PA – It remains, almost eighty-five years later; one of America’s greatest sports legends. As the story goes, on June 2nd, in the year of our Jeter 1925, a first baseman named Wally Pipp showed up for work at Yankee Stadium complaining of a headache. He asked the […]

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TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME… A FINAL SALVO

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by Ed Diz/Dr Diz FORT WORTH, TEJAS – Well, the replay of the 1950 Fall Cassic – the last time the Phillies and Yankees met for the World Championship – is over. Aside from decent baseball and beefy lineups, both teams showed off their shiny new ballparks. Nice. Good times. But hold the phone, everyone. […]

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DEUCES WILD? NOT IN THE BRONX

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by Aristotle “Mugsy” Sakellaridis “Now batting… Number two… Derek Jeter. Jeter, Number two.” BRONX, NY – The last time Derek Jeter bats in a Yankee uniform will be the last time announcer Bob Sheppard (or anyone else) refers to a Yankee as Number Two. The way the Yankees organization retires their numbers – fifteen numbers […]

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ONCE AND FOR ALL: METS VS YANKS

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CONEY ISLAND, NY – There was a cry in the night and we raced toward it. There was a was void and we tried to fill it. There was a war and we waged a battle worthy of Bunker Hill, The Bulge and Midway. We could no longer look away and thus looked within to […]

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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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