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Wally Backman unleashes hell!!!

June 12, 2010

Below is a hilarious, must see video of former Met and current minor league coach Wally Backman getting ejected from a minor league game.

DON’T VIEW AT WORK!!!   There is a lot of cussing.

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Vanglorious’ Fantasy Corner: Volume 4

June 9, 2010

HOT AND COLD, UP AND DOWN

 

Players heat up and cool down over weekly periods, it’s as sure as the samples are small.

This column helps you react (not overreact) to recent hot and cold streaks.  Which are for real?  Which aren’t?  Read along…

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Boiling Point

June 3, 2010

 

Johan Santana has been dominant once again this season, with an ERA of 1.29 in his last five starts and an ERA of 2.75 for the season.  If you dig deeper into the numbers, and take out the one inning in which he let up nine runs to the Phillies who were illegally stealing signs, his ERA dips down a full run to 1.75 on the year.  However, the lefty has just four wins on the season, and Wednesday afternoon against the Padres was another wasted Johan Santana effort for the Mets.  While most players would love the opportunity to play in New York, one has to begin wondering whether Santana secretly wishes he could exile himself from the city and the organization.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Countdown to NBA Free Agency

June 2, 2010

I left LBJ out for a reason

Yes ladies and gentleman, in case you were wondering, Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh, Lebron James and Josh Smith will all be available as free agents this next month.

July 1st is a month away and players on that date will be eligible to sign with any team that can afford them. There are two types of free agents that will be courted, unrestricted and restricted. Talk of New York sports will describe what each means in the upcoming weeks so that you are well prepared for water cooler show downs.

For the countdown to free agency, TONY Sports will also cover topics like the NBA salary cap, free agent scouting reports, team salaries and the always confusing sign and trade scenario amongst others.

So stay tuned and tell a friend to tell a friend!

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New York/New Jersey to host 2014 Super Bowl

May 25, 2010

 

The Jets and Giants are one big happy family

 

On Tuesday, the NFL officials voted to host the 2014 Super Bowl at the brand new Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  Earlier this month, representatives from both the Jets and Giants, including Mark Sanchez and Eli Manning, presented their case to the league. After the three potential hosts presented their piece again, and after four rounds of voting, the Jets and Giants eventually beat out the Bucs and Dolphins for the right to host the biggest spectacle in American sports.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Extreme Home Makeover

May 25, 2010

 

Will changes to The Garden entice free aents?

Madison Square Garden, the world’s most famous arena, will be receiving some much-needed renovations in the upcoming months.  The home of the New York Knicks, Rangers, and St. John’s basketball will go through many phases of improving what is already the mecca of sports across the country.  Amongst the highlighted features will be two “Sky Bridges” that will hang five stories above the playing surface. Read the rest of this entry »

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Groundhog Day

May 24, 2010

 

Everything is all 'high-fives' in Mets land...for now.

For one weekend, the New York Mets were able to lay claim to the New York baseball throne by defeating the hated Yankees in an important series for the franchise.  For three days, Mets fans could boast that Pelfrey was better than Phil Hughes and any thoughts of Sabathia being the better ace than Santana were put to bed.  While the two wins in the past two days appeared to have saved Jerry Manuel’s job, and put some life into the Mets season, fans of The Amazins must keep their excitement in check. 

After all, haven’t we seen this same story before?  Read the rest of this entry »