Author Archive for Matt McCarthy

Matt McCarthy, is the MTM founder and consequently wears many hats: Director, Editor, Writer, Web guy and Podcaster... Also known as Short Matt, he's also a two-bit actor, voice-over pro, rugby, baseball and ice hockey player and likes hazelnut coffee with rice milk, while strolling in the sand, listening to foreign films... Matt also moonlights on MTM spin-off, RugbyWrapUp.com, often wearing a wig and glasses while butchering a Kiwi accent.

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Easter Rising: Resurrected Stars, Scapegoats, Surgery. Rocky, Tommy, OJ.

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INDIANA, PA – You trivia buffs (Tall Matt, Mrs. Tall Matt, Replacement Matt) may note that this town is famous for two things: A) It’s where my wife is from B) It’s the home of Jimmy Stewart. The former has yours truly here for Easter, in the bosom of her very nice family. After two […]

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Palm Sunday Sports Moments You Can Own: Tiger, Knicks, Ed Cicotte, Lord Stanley Gronkowski

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BOSTON, MA – We’re one week out from Easter, which can mean two things: A) Yours truly is only a week away from once again Drinking, Cursing & Lying, B) It’s Palm Sunday. While the former is definitely more significant in many ways, it’s the latter that serves as impetus for your Sunday sports entertainment. […]

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Sports Headlines You Need To Know! Vikings, Cespedes, Costner, Ionescu

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NEW YORK, NY –  Okay, so you need some cocktail party fodder for your Spring Is Here parties? Here are the Sports Headlines You Need To Know. WHAT THE F___!: Some guy I’ve never heard of just signed a 4-year, $64,000,000.00 contract extension with Angry Ward’s Minnesota Vikings. Apparently, Adam Thielen is two-time Pro Bowl […]

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Get Fired? Don’t Worry. Here Are Sports Stars That Got Axed Before Making It Big

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NEW YORK, NY – Since we launched in 2005 (yes, it’s been that long) nobody has gotten fired from Meet The Matts… Well, other than Tall Matt, who made ridiculous contract demands and berated staff. But in light of one of our own getting a visit from The Turk yesterday at his day job, this […]

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George Thomas Seaver: You’re Still Tom Terrific To Me

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NEW YORK, NY – The text from Angry Ward was a blow. It was stunning and and cruel, as life can be sometimes. “Seaver has dementia. You can go ahead and start feeling old now.” It was not meant to be malicious, cavalier or insensitive. Ward may have a persona here, but that’s just what […]

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Spring Training History! Peter Alonso, Brodie The Great, PLUS Goodbye Mats Zuccarello

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GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE, USA – And with one mighty Spring Training swing, we all got to see something we’ve never seen before: a home run on first pitch of MLB’s Grapefruit League season. For the Mets, at least. And irregardless regardless of it being the first pitch a player saw, we are chalking it up as Major […]

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Thank The Baseball Gods Your Team Didn’t Sign Manny Machado. Here’s Why.

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SAN DIEGO, CA – So, you’re angry at your GM for not going whole hog after Oriole-turned-Dodger Manny Machado in MLB’s Hot Stove free agent market, eh? Well, pine no longer for him not riding your pines. Here’s why you should Thank The Baseball Gods Your Team Didn’t Sign Manny Machado. BOBBY HOLIK – This […]

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Cold, Broke and Lonely? Here Are Five Highest Paid Athletes To Make You Mad, Too!

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NORTH POLE/CHICAGO – Not even a deep-dish pizza (an abomination) chased by a Stroh’s can warm you up when it’s -48 degrees out. But look at the bright side, Chicago is not the 2nd City today, as it’s 1st City in the USA on the Coldest City Chart. But what of the rest of us […]

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2019 Pro Sports Predictions: Eli, Mayfield, Machado, Mets, Favre, LeBron

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INDIANA, PA – In this quaint, cozy home of Jimmy Stewart, you get small-town American at its very best. With each passing pickup truck, smile on a stranger’s face and stroll past Mom -n- Pop stores,  the metamorphosis from coal-mining town to something else is on. And there’s the rub. Trying to figure out what […]

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Favorite Christmas Sports Moments: Hnida, Brooklyn Americans, Podolak

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NEW YORK, NY – With Angry Ward taking a well-deserved holiday respite, we tried channeling our Inner Ward – feebly – to come up with something he might consider doing today. We collectively failed; he’s so [bleeping] good, he can’t be channeled. Management then stepped in and mandated that today’s post be something non-Ward… Something […]

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