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Carmen Lundy’s SOUL to SOUL

Carmen Lundy’s latest collection of original contemporary jazz music is nothing short of a revelation.  It is about 70 minutes of jubilation spewing forth from a confident artist and her band upon achieving a higher level.  Allow me to say … Continue reading

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Goodbye Rex…and Good Luck!

Goodbye Rex…and Good Luck!.

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Goodbye Rex…and Good Luck!

Yesterday Woody Johnson,  the owner of the football menagerie known as the New York Jets, cut loose his General manager John Idzik,  and his coach Rex Ryan.  Idzik didn’t do much after two years on the job and Rex hadn’t … Continue reading

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Can the Knicks really be THIS Bad?

Can the Knicks really be THIS Bad?.

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Can the Knicks really be THIS Bad?

The New York Knicks have always held a special place in my sports heart. Walt “Clyde” Frazier…Willis Reed…Dave DeBusschere…Patrick Ewing…Charles Oakley…Allan Houston..The “dunk”…LJ’s magical 3…Willis against the Lakers…it’s been a long long stretch between championship seasons but with the arrival … Continue reading

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34 Years in An Instant…

I remember 1980 was an unusually warm year. Even the month of December seemed sort of balmy.  It was a Sunday afternoon like any other.  I was packing up my briefcase to head off to work at Oceans New York, … Continue reading

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Dysfunctional Jets Need a QB Again

#455560600 / gettyimages.com   Just when it couldn’t get any more ridiculous,  the NY JETS have found a plethora of ways to infuriate the fans, mystify the media and completely amaze and confound onlookers from around the league.   Where … Continue reading

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CROZ, a Masterful Musical Effort, 19 years in the Making

David Crosby is American music icon.  Born in Los Angeles on August 14, 1941, Crosby has led a varied oft times controversial life. He was a founding member of two widely known classic pop-rock bands: The Byrds and Crosby Stills … Continue reading

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Freefalling Jets Look to the Future…Again

If you’re a long time JET fan like myself,  you’re probably used to the scenario by now.  Promising collection of players being lead by a newbie QB who can’t seem to get it together fat enough to placate the fans, … Continue reading

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Jets Season Crashes as Geno Burns

What looked like it might be a promising season on the rise for the New York Jets has come crashing back to earth only a few short weeks into the season. An 18 point lead at Lambeau Field is a … Continue reading

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