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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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New York Rangers and New York Giants Stuff… and Jack Eichel.

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NEW YORK, NY –  The New York Football Giants come into this Sunday’s crucial match-up against the Pittsburgh Steelers riding high on a string of six good, but unconvincing wins. And they still trail the Cowboys (at time of writing) by two games. So this is another must-win for the G-men if they want to […]

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Thanksgiving Sports Overload of Jets, Fitzpatrick, Dak Prescott, NY Rangers

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NEW YORK, NY – Thanksgiving went just as expected. I ate too much and watched too much football. In the early game Detroit eked out a big division win against the Vikings. Then the Cowboys made quick work of the Redskins. It’s a shame that the the Cowboys are this good. Dak Prescott has played […]

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Tuesday’s Shocker Leaves Us Reeling

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FLIN FLON, MANITOBA – It’s been a slow news week. Not much to talk about other than Tuesday night’s shocking result. It remains to be seen what ramifications this result will have for North America and the world going forward.I’m talking, of course, about the Rangers’ 5-3 home loss to the struggling Vancouver Canucks at […]

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World Series in Full Swing, Rangers are Rolling, Nilmarie Huertas

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NEW YORK, NY – What a great time of year. Just as some parts of the cold Northeast saw their first snowfall, the sports world is heating up. The NFL is in full swing. The NBA and NHL have gotten into gear. And Major League Baseball is treating us to a gem of a World […]

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Hot Ice: Rangers Rock Isles and Matthews Makes History

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MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NY – It’s finally here. The NHL season started Wednesday night with a couple of barn-burners and last night the Rangers started their campaign against the new-look Islanders. The Garden was rocking as the Blueshirts celebrated their 90th year as a franchise. And the Boys of Broadway didn’t disappoint. On the night […]

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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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