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Different Matt is our cunning Cornell grad/rugby player. "Diff" joined us just after the switch from being "Mets only" to an all-sports stop. He's a Yankee fan; thus he was "different." Aside from the Yanks, he's a diehard NY Giants, NY Rangers and NY Knicks fan. He also likes long walks on the beach and cappuccinos and nearly died in Las Vegas.

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Better Late Than Never? The Battered Bastards of Baseball

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HANGOVER CITY – Many apologies for the late post this Saturday. A long work week, too much Jim Beam, and a few litres (Canadian spelling) of beer at the Hofbrauhaus last night forced me to miss my deadline. The Germans strike again! Lets talk Baseball. The Yanks came from behind to beat the Canadian Bluebirds […]

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Another Arm Bites the Dust: Season Over for Yankees, Tanaka

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NOTE: Different Matt was called to pinch-hit today after an untimely bike/cab confrontation landed Short Matt in… Bellvue. Not kidding. Thanks, Diff! The Bronx, NY – News flash: The Yankees are screwed. Masahiro Tanaka, the $175 million man is on the shelf for at least six weeks. And if rehab doesn’t work, Tanaka will need […]

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Ranger Blues: Here We Go Again?

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Madison Square Garden – Is anyone else getting that sinking feeling? It’s tough to be optimistic after the egg the Rangers laid in Montreal Tuesday night. The capitulation was made possible by some really stupid penalties from some usual suspects and some unusually suspect net-minding from the King of New York. It only took about […]

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Rangers Escape Philly to Face Sid “The Kid” Crosby & Penguins

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MSG, New York – Wednesday night the Rangers punched their ticket to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs with a hard fought 2-1 win over the Flyers. For their part, the Flyers get to go back to their sucktastic city and watch the rest of the playoffs on television. The Blueshirts were the better […]

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Rangers Clip Flyers in Game 1of NHL Playoffs; Free Beer

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We’re double-dipping today with Different Matt’s piece below & our latest Meet The Matts Radio segment, this one with Wally Backman calling in… Mad Dog and Bobby V also join us. Click This for that. NEW YORK, NY – As everyone predicted weeks ago the Rangers are taking on the old enemy in the first […]

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Rangers Playoffs Picture Taking Shape: Great Gazoo Marty St Louis to Rescue?

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1 PENN PLAZA, NYC – The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs are right around the corner and the Rangers Playoffs Picture (we’re leaving the possessive “s” off for SEO purposes) is taking shape. The Bruins, Penguins, Habs and Lightning have all clinched playoff berths in the East. The Rangers are holding onto second place in the Metro Division, playing […]

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