The Knicks Take Kick In The Ass

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

The Knicks made an enormously needed move last night at the NBA Draft, when the hometown team finally traded egotistical and absurdly over-paid point guard Steve “Franchise” Francis (he came up with the nickname himself!), whose one-and-a-half-year experiment here in the Big Apple failed. This seems like a good move, right? Not when the talented [&hellip
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Pro Wrestler Dies In Murder-Suicide

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Pro wrestler Chris Benoit killed his wife and child before taking his own life this weekend in an apparent murder-suicide, authorities revealed today. Benoit strangled his wife on Friday and suffocated his seven-year-old son between late Saturday night and early Sunday morning, eventually hanging himself in his weight room Sunday afternoon. Anabolic steroids were found [&hellip
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3 Out Of 100 Ain’t Bad: NYC Ranks On ESPN’s Sporting Events List

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ESPN released a list this morning of the “101 sporting events worth seeing in your lifetime,” and although many of the events aren’t city-specific, The Big Apple still found its way into the directory three times. As exciting as it may be, the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, which takes place every year at Madison [&hellip
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Brooklyn Boxer Kicks Ass

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

Brooklyn-born boxer Paulie Malignaggi (pronounced Mal-in-ya-gee), a.k.a “The Magic Man,” defeated Lovemore N’dou to win the IBF Junior Welterweight Championship on Saturday night in Connecticut. Viewers who mourned Tony Soprano’s exit from the airwaves 10 days ago now have a new HBO-based Sicilian to cheer for with the same penchant for beating people’s faces in. [&hellip
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What Are The Odds?

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Posts, Sports

Talk about unlucky. On Wednesday during the Principal Charity Classic pro-am golf tournament at the Glen Oaks Country Club, actor Rob Lowe put a ball into the air and struck a small goldfinch in mid-flight. When The Principal analysts worked out the numbers, Lowe had accidentally accomplished something against 240 million-to-one odds when he struck [&hellip
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Aging Prick Hates Negative Press

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Posts, Sports

If you’ve actually been reading the sports pages for the past few weeks you couldn’t draw any other conclusion except this: Roger Clemens will save the Yankees (so far) abysmal season. Clemens must read different papers, since yesterday he lashed out at all "negative" press that has been associated with his comeback. Clemens even took [&hellip
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