Author Archive for GrindingAx

"Grinding Ax" Walter Hynes (GAW) comes from the same Sports Royalty bloodlines as Short Matt... He's heaving hatchets off the heads of any deserving Sports Personalities... His favorite teams are the NY Rangers, Detroit Tigers, Dallas Cowboys, NY Jets and Manchester United... A suburban husband and father of two, Walter understands what it takes to be a second-guessing, sideline-heckling parent and coach.

rss feed Twitter

Grinding Ax: NFL Season Begins, Odell Coming Out, Eli vs Dak, US Soccer Sucks

1 Comment

FREEHOLD, NJ –  While most of Management and the MTM Staff are preparing for the remnants of Hurricane Irma, yours truly will rant about anything in the world of sports. One of my targets this week is the NFL and it’s  selective indictments on whomever it chooses. Unlike real life, Roger Goodell is empowered to do whatever his whimsical little mind […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Grinding Ax Edition: Soccer, Football and Spelling Bees?

0 Comments

COLTS NECK, NJ – As I said to Short Matt when summoned to write something for the Saturday during Labor Day Weekend, “Writing a column for Saturday is like singing the National Anthem for a Mets game. Nobody is listening!”  That said, I hope you both enjoy my freestyle offering. USA Men’s Soccer:  Once again, The USA Men’s Soccer Team is  embarrassed by a tiny […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Grinding Ax Walter Hynes: Bye Bye Zeke Elliot and Kim Jong-un! Dennis Rodman Rescue?

0 Comments

MANASQUAN, NJ –  While The New York Yankees do their best imitation of their neighbors from Queens, I believe it’s time to look forward, don’t you?  NFL football has managed, once again, to “trump” even the Real Trump, by suspending the leagues best running back, Ezekiel Elliott of the Dallas Cowboys.  Let’s face it, which news story is more compelling?  Kim Jong-un and his […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Sports Sissies: Why Does Everyone Get a Trophy?

0 Comments

FREEHOLD, NJ – Why should everyone get a trophy?  This is a question that most Baby Boomers and realists ask every time we hear a story regarding the kids sports leagues. While this issue may seem innocuous to many, I believe it must put in perspective. Winners get the hardware and losers must get back to work!  […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Grinding Ax Friday- NBA/ MLB All Time Greats

0 Comments

“Not Gonna Do It. Wouldn’t be Prudent” WASHINGTON, DC – It would be way too  easy to start another political discourse today. I’m NOT gonna do it! Let’s have some good ole fashioned SPORTS DEBATE. The best NBA team in history? That appears to be a popular discussion during the current playoff run for the Golden State […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Grinding Ax Friday: Big Balls, Ranger Falls, LaVar Ball, Romo vs Cutler

22 Comments

NOTE: Different Matt was out past curfew Thursday night and “went golfing” yesterday. A “migraine” and miscommunication had him AWOL at MTM HQ, so Grinding Ax Walter Hynes took the ball on no rest, after flying in from Des Moines. FREEHOLD, NJ – Are you a serious baller? If you think you are or aspire to […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Grinding Ax Walter Hynes: Rick Nash, Eli Manning Are Frauds

13 Comments

“Rick Nash has not convinced me that he has the gumption to push the Rangers offense over the finish line.“ -Grinding Ax Walter Hynes PENN STATION, NY –  As I celebrate Year Fifty as a Blueshirts fan, I anguish over the history of this franchise. The numbers suggest that this quinquagenarian may not see another Stanley Cup raised at the Worlds Most Famous Arena!   Who […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Grinding AX Wednesday? Frank Martin’s Cocks Final Four, March Madness Latest

19 Comments

HOBOKEN, NJ – Grinding Ax Wednesday? When our version of Gaius Lucilius needs a personal day, I’ll always be available. With the Final Four teams ready to finish a memorable March Madness, I have decided to write about my favorite coach of the past decade, Francisco Jose Martin aka Frank Martin,  of those fighting Gamecocks from The University of South Carolina.  Martin is the son of Cuban political […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Grinding Ax: Irish Sports Legends, Dead or Alive

7 Comments

MANASQUAN, NJ –  “I’m Irish. I think about death all the time.” This was one of Jack Nicholson’s famous quotes. With another Saint Patrick’s Day in the books, I decided to dedicate this Substitute Saturday to some of the scores of Dead & Alive Irish Sports Legends.  A bit morbid, but considering the alternatives I feel this to […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Grinding Ax: NFL Free Agency Frenzy, March Madness Mayhem

20 Comments

White House, NJ – NFL Free Agency is kicking off , therefore, we get to witness intelligent owners, GM’s and coaches acting amorously towards a group of players who are ready to break ties with the teams and fans who supported them. It’s truly Reality TV playing out before us. Some will hit the proverbial lotto, inking deals that […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Back to Top