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The Puck Drops Here. Different Matt’s NHL Playoffs Preview

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NEW YORK, NY – The NHL regular season ended Saturday and we’re set to roll into hockey’s second season. It’s on to the two-month extravaganza that culminates in one team lifting Lord Stanley’s Cup as the league champions. After teams jockeyed for position over the last couple of months, the playoff match-ups are set for […]

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NL Beast? Bryce Harper, Beefed-Up Phils, Young Braves, Maybe Mets

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WASHINGTON, DC – The irony is that the headline doesn’t represent the team this post originates from, the Washington Nationals… and they are pretty good on paper, too. Do we suddenly have Major League Baseball’s best division in the National League East?! Are we looking at the NL Beast, what with Bryce Harper & his […]

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FLASHBACK: Sports Theater for Mets Fans… and James Lipton?

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NEW YORK, NY – While Management figures out how to get the unruly Pundit Staff under control, here’s a flashback to an earlier crisis in Meet The Matts history… one that James Lipton (he is 93, FYI) and Mets fans will enjoy. That is all for today, come back tomorrow for Cheesy Bruin… we hope!

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Hot Stove Morsels, Gratuitous Cheerleaders, Cheesy Bruin’s FREE NFL Picks

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NEW YORK, NY  – If you’ve never tasted crow and want to know what it’s like, just ask Cheesy Bruin. He ate plenty of crow this week for making fun of yours humbly picking the Chargers and Colts to win their respective road games. He ate so much in fact, that he’s too sick to […]

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James Harden Beard Controversy, MLB Relievers Cash, Wild Card Cash Picks

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HOUSTON, TX – HARDEN’S BEARD – After watching bits of Angry Ward’s Golden State Warriors gag against Houston’s Rockets, two things were abundantly clear: 1) James Harden is one heckuva hoopster. Our stat guy says he has triple doubles in 24 of his last 26 games. Amazin’ – even if prevaricated. And he carried the […]

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Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s A Helping of Thanksgiving Turkeys in Sports

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DUBLIN, IRELAND – En route to the airport last night for a red-eye to Dublin on a Buddy Pass (standby ticket given by an airline employee) yours truly was informed that DJ Eberle couldn’t go to day… something about a bad wing. Anywho, while it’s not Thanksgiving over here, per se, it is where most […]

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Old Farts Brees and Brady with Dope Derring-Do Antics for Saints, Patriots

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NEW ORLEANS, LA – Two words for Drew Brees and Tom Brady (though that latter’s is a bit more about team than man): WOW. Okay, maybe that was just one word but it’s succinctly sufficient. For something NFL-related to get this Old Fart excited these days – or these last 5-20 years (who keeps track?), […]

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Sports Fun Friday: Steve Kerr, Barney Fife’s Blueshirts, Insufferable Red Sox Fans, Diva Odell

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LOS ANGELES, CA – We’re not here. We’re in NYC and by “we,” I mean me, the wife and dog. It’s dark longer, it’s colder and the sports scene is awful – outside of rugby, which many of you need to embrace. But back to LA. and it’s relevance here. The St. Louis Rams of […]

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4 All-American Memorial Day Sports Moments: Rick Monday, Piazza, Astros vs Harvey, Bosox at Marathon

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INDIANA, PA – Here in the heart of America, Jimmy Stewart’s home town, it’s hard not get caught up in a bit of good ol’ fashioned American patriotism. And it’s only magnified more on this particular holiday weekend. With that, and with a salute to all that that have served, continued to serve – and […]

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What If George Steinbrenner Owned the Mets?

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FLUSHING, NY – Such is the current (okay, constant) State of the NY Mets, that even after a hope-filled Steven Matz win, this died-dyed-in-the-wool fan can even ponder such baseball blasphemy, but… What If George Steinbrenner Owned The Mets? #1: David Wright would be on the books somewhere else, as his Groundhog Day comeback continues. […]

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