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NYT’s ‘New York City Haiku’ Has Nothing on Félix Fénéon

A few months ago the New York Times ran a New York City in 17 Syllables contest, soliciting haikus (three lines of five, seven and five syllables) about the Big Town. For National Poetry Month, The New York Times asked … Continue reading

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Why Do New York Knicks Players Keep Getting Robbed?

Because they’re morons, that’s why. Call the roll. • From The Root: NY Knicks Player Robbed by 2 Women Knicks forward Derrick Williams took two women he met at a New York City nightclub back to his apartment. When Williams … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (Rangers Win 1! Edition)

For once, Los Angeles was not the Comeback Kings. The Hockey Squad from Hollyweird are past masters at coming from behind, but in last night’s Stanley Cup Finals Game 4, the Kings got crowned by the New York Rangers. Highlight … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (Rangers Weak on the Puck Edition)

First, full disclosure: As we might have mentioned previously, the hardwatching staff has been a New York Rangers fan for over half a century. But we’ve also grown to like the Los Angeles Kings a lot over this Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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The Rangers Finally Show Up For The Cup

The hardwatching staff has been torn throughout the Eastern Conference semifinals between the Boston Bruins and the New York Rangers – partly because we really like the Bruins, partly because the Original Six Rangers were our boyhood team. We would … Continue reading

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Why The New York Times Is A Great Newspaper (GNC Jack3d Edition)

From Sunday’s New York Times Business section: Is the Seller to Blame? Workout Supplement Challenged After Death of Soldier EVERY morning as she gets dressed for her accounting job, Leanne Sparling hangs her son’s military dog tags and a photograph of him … Continue reading

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Let Lord Stanley’s Wild Rumpus Begin! (Rangers’ Lazarus Edition)

Just 6.6 seconds from going down to the Washington Capitals three games to two in their Eastern Conference semifinals series, the New York Rangers rose from the dead to force an overtime period, thanks to an ill-timed high-sticking penalty on … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (DeadBlogging Game 5)

First off the hardwatching staff wants to nominate hockey as the real beautiful game (sorry, fútbol), especially during the Stanley Cup Finals. There’s almost never a bad finals game, and last night’s double-overtime tilt between the Los Angeles Kings and … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (Martin St. Louis Edition)

First, disclosure: The hardwatching staff really likes the Boston Bruins, but we’ve been a New York Rangers fan since the age of 10. In the early ’60s we’d venture weekly to the old Madison Square Garden and plunk down $2 … Continue reading

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Let Lord Stanley’s Wild Rumpus Begin! (Hot Goalie Edition)

For a Stanley Cup playoff team, there’s no greater blessing than a Hot Goalie, and the Washington Capitals have one in spades. During the Caps’ series with the Boston Bruins, Braden Holtby was compared to the 1971 Ken Dryden, which … Continue reading

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