Author Archive for Different Matt
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.
Medicine Hat, AB – Its only the start of the second round of the NHL playoffs and already my nerves are shot. That seven game slugfest with the Caps took a lot out of me. Especially the 1-0 game 6 victory at the Garden. The last three minutes of that game when the Rangers didn’t [...]
New York, NY – We’re almost a month into this baseball season and the Yankees have won more games than I thought they would win before the All Star break. And the Mets have won more games than I thought they would win all season. Up in Boston, the Bosox are off to a flying [...]
MSG, NY – It has been a very interesting week for the New York Rangers in their push to make the playoffs this season. The impotent Marian Gaborik was shipped off to Columbus (where most ex-Rangers go to die) in exchange for some role players. In essence, the Rangers traded away their depth to Columbus [...]
NEW YORK, NY – Its Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament and half of your brackets are busted before the first round of games are through. Did you really think Valparaiso would go to the Elite 8? That was just silly. Most of the rest of your brackets will be completely shot to sh!t by [...]
THE GARDEN, NY – I know I’ve neglected my Yankees in recent columns but there isn’t much I want to talk about concerning the Bombers. They are going to be a very average team this season and I have plenty of time to talk about how average they are going to be. But two months [...]
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NY – We’re a third of the way through this shortened NHL season and the Rangers cant seem to get any momentum going. The power play is as bad as ever and the team’s stars are all slumping in the scoring department. On Tuesday, the Rangers capitulated feebly to a tired Canadiens [...]