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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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John Adams, Cleveland Browns, Mets and How The Royal Wedding Is Bad For Sports

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DENVER, CO – The Cheese is out. Today you get President John Adams. Amidst the course of human history, love has a way of superseding politics. Antony & Cleopatra, Anne Boleyn & Henry VIII, Marie Antoinette & Louis XVI, just to name a few. All this is well and good for the history books. It […]

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Happy Mother’s Day: Famous Sports Moms

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HOLLYWOOD, FL – A Happy Mother’s Day to all! Cheesy Bruin is M.I.A., allegedly celebrating by chasing blue-haired moms in Hollywood… Hollywood, Florida, that is. And with that, we’re on Famous Sports Moms today [ahem]. Heidi Syndergaard – The one person that made the trade of CY Young Award winner R.A. Dickey to the Blue […]

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Kickin NFL Draft Tires with Tiki Barber: Giants Gamble, Jets Grab Buddy Pine, Mets Spiral

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HUDSON YARDS, NYC – Pulling out of a midtown parking garage with a soft front tire is never a pleasant experience. But when you’re on a tight schedule to see an ailing Mama Matt, you damn the torpedoes and hope the metaphor for Eli’s blindside holds up enough to get you through the Lincoln Tunnel […]

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Cleveland Indians: Terry Francona, Andrew Miller, Chief Wahoo. Root for Dem Injuns

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CLEVELAND, OH – Baseball fans without a horse in the race should be rooting for the Cleveland Indians. End. Of. Story. Thanks for stopping by and feel free to comment below… Okay, you’re not getting off that easy. There’s more to get into, namely, why we are rooting for Terry Francona & Co to not […]

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He’s Not Your Friend… Guy. Politics, Sports, Boss Bashing and South Park Collide

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By Tall Matt & Replacement Matt NEW YORK, NY – In the spirit of recent plagiarism, we’ll abscond with this familiar line from the 2008 South Park episode titled “Canada on Strike.” The question this phrase begs is “Are we really all Short Matt’s friends?” Can we put up with being called “guy” incessantly? We […]

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