IF YOU WANT TO LIVE ON A SNOW PLOWED STREET, MOVE TO TIMES SQUARE

This photo is paid for by the Twisted Citizens Committee To Bring Back The Old Forty-Duce,

Steve Keane, President.

Hey Bed-Stuy, Park Slope, St Albans and Eastchester, Mayor Moneybags is sorry your streets have not been plowed but there are more important areas of the city that need to be cleared of snow before you folks get relief.  The first tourist in NYC that wishes me a Happy New Year will get a punch in the face.

Exhausted from shoveling snow? Sick of the holidays?  Depressed that this is the beginning of a long cold winter? Here’s a name that will make you smile and warm your heart, Benny Agbayani.

Add another name to the Mets search for a low risk/high reward pitcher, Chris Capuano .

Adam Rubin’ snitches in Mexico report on Oliver Perez getting lit up again in the Mexican Winter League. Before you say “cut his sorry ass” a caveat, Ollie is holding left handed batters to a .163 BA. He could be one very expensive LOOGY.

So Brett Farve gets a $50K fine for sending pics of his tallywhacker to Jenn Sterger. Sterger’s attorney is outraged, OUTRAGED that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell handed down such a light sentence.  After looking at the evidence, Goodell suggested to Sterger to take Farve to small claims court.

See what happens when you become Mike Francesa’s butt boy, as Jon Heyman has become, you make stupid statements that shreds your credibility.

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DO NOT ADJUST YOUR DIALS

You can tell Alderson and Co. are new around here, they don’t understand that Mets fans need to read at least one news story about the team every day during the long, cold winter (are we only 2 days into winter? Aggggghhhhhhh!!!!!!!!) so when Sandy Alderson says, “there will be no players moves until sometime in January” HUH? In fact the Mets have shut down the AIA (Alderson Intelligence Agency) until after New Year’s. Uhhhhhh excuse me Mr. Alderson, sir. What do you expect us newly appointed Minsters of Information (formerly known as “bloggers” ) to do in the mean time? Sure I have the New York Choking Bastards Giants to follow this week against the Packers in a game that would put them in the playoffs, the hard working New York Rangers, now managed by the best hockey GM in the NYC Metro Area (it’s not that tough a title to win as Lou Lamerillo has been kidnapped and the Devils have been taken over by Matt Millen and the Islanders went out of business about 5 years ago) and of course my wonderful Boston Celtics (there is nothing better than the moment during last night’s C’s-Sixers game when Tommy Heinshon claimed he was going to blow up the refeeres room after the game last night due to officiating so bad I was waiting to hear Tommy say “this game has been Donaghy-ed”)  but it’s Mets news that sustains me.

I have a theory that Alderson is doing this on purposes; he is challenging his new Ministers of Information to show their creative side.  I came to this conclusion while reading this post on Amazin’ Avenue on how to program SNY to make it more Mets-sentric, a real thorn in the Mets fan side, the station has no original Mets programing. The sad part is there a tons of creative folks at SNY, especially the ones working on Mets Weekly, which SNY has destroyed from its original purpose, a show for Mets fans about Mets fans. Along with bring Mets Weekly back to its original focus, the suits at SNY should heed the programing advice brought up by James Kannengieser, especially a show with R.A. Dickey who would be great doing a spiritual talk show, where he quotes baseball scripture “sometimes we can question the role of the Baseball god, when we read from the Book of Durocherrotomy 19:69 “Thou who is a man of kindness, will undoubtedly never see the light of day” not always true. One can be kind and still be an assassin on the field, especially if your ball floats like a balloon in the wind”  

The DocuMetries is an outstanding idea, especially now that the 50th Anniversary of the franchise is a season away. Think about a documentary on the birth of the team from the Dodgers and Giants leaving, to Robert Moses pushing Flushing Meadows as a stadium site to Mrs. Payson, Stengel, Hodges, and Seaver or one on the Tom Seaver Im-Perfect game with interviews of Seaver, Jerry Grote, Jimmy Quals and other players in that game? The Rise and Fall of Doc and Darryl? This franchise is a treasure trove of ideas for a disaster informative documentary.

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ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FANTASY FOOTBALL ?

With the Mets season kaput and a long cold winter ahead to figure how to save this sinking ship, I ask you dear readers to take a break from Mets baseball to mull over my invitation to play Fantasy Football.

I have started a Fantasy Football League at Yahoo Sports named NO PSL REQUIRED. There will be a live draft on Wednesday September 1st at 8:30PM ET. This will be a 10 team league and as of this post there are 9 spots left. To join you need the team ID # and password which are:

League name-NO PSL REQURIED

League ID #- 495065

Password-jeffyskillsets

It’s been a frustrating baseball season for us devote` of the Mets, so maybe a switch to some football is the break we need.

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