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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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Tex and Papi Say Farewell, Rangers Roll in Preseason

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s been a busy sports week here. Big Papi said farewell to Yankee Stadium, while Mark Teixeira walked him off. And the NHL preseason started with a couple of New York Rangers wins. The Red Sox came into this week’s series with the Yankees needing only one win to clinch. But […]

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Puck Heads Prep for Hockey World Cup, Yankees Lose, Jets Win

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MOOSE JAW, SASKATACHEWAN – We’ve waited a long time for meaningful hockey since the Stanley Cup Finals. It’s been an even longer wait for those of us in New York with the Rangers and Isles making early exits from the playoffs. But hockey is finally back! The World Cup of Hockey starts tomorrow afternoon when […]

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Giants, Jets, Yanks, Mets Going Nowhere; Hockey and Rangers Only a Month Away

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NEW YORK, NY – If Preseason NFL is anything to go by, the New York Giants will be done and dusted before Tom Brady is finished serving his suspension. Ben McAdoo may be the first head coaching casualty of the season. Eli Manning and the offense have struggled in preseason to get first downs, let […]

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Lochte’d Up: Some Guys Just Can’t Handle Rio

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LAPA, RIO DE JANEIRO – What was Ryan Lochte thinking? We’ve all done dumb things as kids. Even as young adults. But Ryan Lochte is 32 years old. We’ve known for years that Lochte wasn’t playing with a full deck. To be honest, he makes Lenny from Of Mice and Men look like Einstein. But […]

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Rodriguez: Farewell To Harms, Prince Fielder, Pre-Season Football, NHL Countdown

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NEW YORK, NY – Plenty of column inches on this website have been devoted to Alex Rodriguez and his forced retirement from baseball by the Yankees this week, so I will try to keep the A-Rod talk short. Goodbye and good riddance. There’s no doubting Rodriguez’s talent and his impact on baseball over the last […]

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MLB Trade Deadline, NHL Moves, Yanks – Mets Deal, and Roger Clinton?!

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BRONX, NY – There’s a lot going in under the MTM Sports Wagon hood… We’ve got the MLB Trade Deadline, a potential Mets/Yanks deal, Roger Clinton rumors and NHL moves. Let’s get to it. We’re three days away from the MLB trade deadline and the New York Yankees, whom have already made one big trade, […]

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Worst Sports Week of the Year is Almost Over: No More Maude

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NEW YORK, NY – We finally get back to baseball tonight after the All-Star break doldrums. It’s an awful week and I’m glad it’s behind us. It is always the Worst Sports Week of the Year. Monday night kicked off Worst Sports Week of the Year with the Home Run Derby on Monday night. An […]

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NHL Trade Horror: Canada Gets Skinned

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NEW YORK, NY – Today’s the day. It’s he first day of NHL free agency. And it’s really the only important day. Most of the unrestricted free agents that are worth anything will be signed by the time you’ve read this paragraph. But the biggest hockey news of the week will surely be a couple […]

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The Yanks Can’t Get Past First Base

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NEW YORK, NY – The Yanks had a good week last week but this week has been a different story. Lost the last two to Detroit at The Stadium, then got swept by the Rockies in Denver. Last night the Bombers got back to winning ways, thanks to a strong performance from a resurgent CC […]

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Ellsworth Worthy? Bombers Better, Harvey’s Horrible. Pens Etching Cup?

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NEW YORK, NY – We’ve reached Memorial Day Weekend and things are looking brighter for the Bronx Bombers, while the Mets are having some problems in the Bat Cave. Over on the ice, the Penguins are a step closer to winning the Stanley Cup. And Angry Ward’s Warriors are close to getting dumped out of […]

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