Angry Ward

Angry Ward Wednesday: Brady’s Jersey and Betsy DeVos Answers Your Sports Questions

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BRONX, NY – Back from Florida, where I barely survived four days of trying to kill myself with rum and gambling and mammoth hamburgers and more rum. On Tuesday, Betsy DeVos was confirmed by the Senate as this country’s new Secretary of Education as Mike Pence, still in his medically-induced coma, blinked twice to cast […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Sports B Sides Strock, Cerone, Lundquist, Harper, Venus

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FT. LAUDERDALE, FL – I’m writing this Monday and hoping, with the promise of some snow coming in, that my flight gets out of LGA tomorrow. Anyway, if it’s Wednesday, and I’m not in Florida enjoying a Gosling’s rum, you can bet your a$$ that I am angrier than usual. Don’t feel like writing much of […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Knicks Great, Johnny Manziel Cured, and Other Alternative Sports Facts

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BRONX, NY – There’s been a lot happening the past couple of weeks. The NFL playoffs aside, nothing has been bigger than what’s been going on down in our nation’s capital. We had a new President sworn in, followed by hundreds of thousands of women descending on D.C. the very next day. If President Sunkist wasn’t […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: What Board Game is Your Favorite Sports Team?

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BRONX, NY – Hey there, sports dopes, shiftless employees, and assorted other loners. It’s another wonderful Wednesday here at MeetTheMatts.com. NFL playoffs, Trump inauguration, the Knicks still sucking… so much to talk about. But, to hell with that noise, I want to write about old-timey board games – y’know, the one’s you used to play with […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: One Angry Man on Knicks, Jets, Yanks and Other Sports Crimes

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BRONX COUNTY COURTHOUSE, NY – Serving Jury Duty in the Bronx for the first time in my life. What a thrill ride! There’s nothing like being around Yankee Stadium in the dead of winter. It’s a real show spot. Nothing but gypsy cabs, depressing dining opportunities, and black slush as far as the eye can see. […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Giants Afloat, Jim Dolan Bloat, The Post-Holiday Sports Blahs

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s a cold, wet January evening as I write this. The kinda night when you just want to tune out and tuck into bed, but Management won’t let me. Even though the holidays are over, sports keeps slogging along. Sorry I missed the Rose Bowl–heard it was a barn-burner–but not so much […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Your 2017 Sports Calendar! Predictions & Photo Caption Contest

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BRONX, NY – Let’s be honest for a moment, no one in their right mind wants to be doing any kind of work the week between Christmas and New Year’s. Why do we continue this charade, year after year after year? The entire week should be a global holiday, where everyone is allowed to be depressed, […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Blue Christmas; Let’s Talk Some F**king Sports

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BRONX, NY – For those of you who missed the not-so-annual Meet The Matts holiday party this year, you probably added a few extra days to your life. Between the boozing and the 100% deep-fried fare, my body still hasn’t recovered. Though guys like Grinding Ax Walter, Ben “Big Papa” Whitney, and DJ Eberle were missed, […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: The Worst of 2016 in Sports

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BRONX, NY – This is the time of year when hacks, making a whole lot more than me, cash in on writing the easiest end-of-year columns. Most of these efforts consist of nothing more than “Best of…”or “Top 10” lists. They take almost zero thought and can be cranked out in a matter of minutes. […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: That Time I Didn’t Write a Column About Rex Ryan, Chris Sale, Trump, Klay Thompson

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BRONX, NY – You remember that time I didn’t write a column? Wasn’t that awesome? Like everyone thought I was gonna crank out some of my usual crap, and then I just didn’t? The best part about it was that it started so organically and then just grew into the big zero it was. It […]

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