Friday Sports Funny: Fans Are On Their Feet

Much like diehards from Boston, Oklahoma City, Green Bay and Munich, this comic captures similar enthusiasm.

A figurative family of fans – box, portable, ceiling and oscillating – are all on their feet rooting on their favorite home team.

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#TBT Sports Blog: New York Rangers Mark Messier

Today’s #TBT sports blog remembers one of the greatest NHL players ever. This former New York Ranger earned his fitting nickname – the Messiah – in the Big Apple in 1994. The Messiah moniker was a clever adaptation of New … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: Former NHL Embalmer Alf Pike

My latest Throw Back Thursday sports blog post takes a look back into the NHL at former New York Rangers’ player Al Pike.

Most hockey fans who did not know Alfred Pike would think he was just a goon or on the ice because of his creepy nickname.

The New York Ranger was called The Embalmer.

During the off-season, this NHL player worked as a licensed mortician preparing the dead for burial.

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Sports Cliche: They Raised the Bar as a Team

The New York Rangers’ dramatic 3 -2 overtime victory against the Montreal Canadiens yesterday gave them a 3 – 1 advantage in the NHL Eastern Conference Finals.

With only a win away from winning the playoff series, the Rangers can return to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 20 years.

The Rangers’ thrilling all-around team effort reminded me of one of one of my chapters from my FREE book Clever Sports Comics.

Here’s an excerpt:

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Boo Hoo! NHL New York Rangers

Boo hoo! Cry me a river, New York Rangers.

I just heard the radio reports, read all the sports sites and watched ESPN Sports Center.

Sure, I know your legs were heavier than usual last night as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat you 3 – 0 to take a 2 – 1 series lead.

However, I really don’t care if you played five games in seven nights. Nor am I interested in listening to your moaning about fatigue or speculating about your team’s recent scheduling snafu. Move out of Madison Square Garden if you can’t use your home ice on the nights you prefer.

Wow! You worked five times in seven days. How tough must that be?

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