Author Archive for Cheesy Bruin
A man amongst men. Cheesy Bruin kicked cancer to the curb - twice. The Cheese Man's a big, tough teddy-bear who survived the Bronx despite being an unabashed Boston Bruins fan and Sargent-At-Arms for Angry Ward's Urban Spur Posse. Nuff said. Doctors have taken most of this throat and had to make him a new tongue from thigh-meat (his own) and still he won't shut up about the Bruins, Cowboys, Pirates and Cleveland Cavaliers. And yes, his kids do love him.
METROPOLIS, NY – The beginning of a new baseball year and hockey’s second season – the Stanley Cup playoffs – has found me planted on my couch watching these games until late hours. Here are some observations in rambling form: There’s a lot of renewed enthusiasm running high around Flushing with the Mets off to […]
NEW YORK, NY – Today marks the beginning of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, which ends on April 18th. This is a cause hitting close to home for me, being a two-time survivor of the disease and having family succumb to these types of cancer. It would be selfish of me not to […]
TUCKAHOE, NY – As part of the crack staff here at Meet The Matts, sometimes you do things you wouldn’t normally otherwise do, and one such event happened on Friday night. Scanning the television channels on an otherwise dreadful night of programming, the guide alerted me to the series premiere of Meet The Smiths on […]
UPSTATE, NY – Angry Ward, MTM’s slugger and clean-up hitter, is out of the lineup today with a bug strong enough to penetrate an alcohol-soaked immune system, normally adept at keeping such infections at bay. In his stead, I will attempt to channel the inner angst that makes our man’s sports vision colored red with […]
HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY, NYC – Today marks twenty-six years since one of sports most gruesome and graphic injuries occurred when the skate blade of St. Louis Blues forward Steve Tuttle sliced the jugular vein of home team Buffalo Sabres goalie Clint Malarchuk. While the events gave new meaning to the sports cliché “going for […]
COUNTY CORK, IRELAND – It’s the middle of March and NCAA Basketball Conference Championships notwithstanding, means two other things; Spring Training baseball and St. Patrick’s Day are here. To commemorate two favorite pastimes of baseball and drinking oneself silly, I’m here to loosely field my own All Irish Team. Starting Pitcher (because every Irish […]