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Meet The Matts And Sports Haiku

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MARLBORO, NY– We are an eclectic bunch here at Meet The Matts, with unique styles and viewpoints on all things sports. Today, in a somewhat negative vibe and as Junoir Blaber pontificated yesterday, I give you some Japanese poetry called Haiku as it relates to relevant sports items and some of the colorful folks on […]

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Sunday Sports Page: New York Mets, New York Rangers, NBA Playoffs, Derek Jeter

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MARLBORO, NY– Lacking pomp and circumstance, let’s get to today’s sports topics of discussion… “Why does God hate the Mets?“ the New York Post front page recently asked.  The answer is a layup. It’s as easy as connecting the dots leading from the Wilpons to Ponzi-schemer Bernie Madoff. Karma is indeed a bitch with yet another […]

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Glug, Glug, Glug: Mets Ship Sinking, Rangers, Yanks Predators Chugging

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MARLBORO, NY – It was on this date in 1915 that a German submarine sank the Lusitania and thrust the U.S. of A. into World War I. Present day sports has me reporting in a similarly negative manner on the New York Mets, New York Yankees and the NHL Playoffs. Abandon ship! Friday night’s comeback […]

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Divine Intervention? New York Rangers Win Stanley Cup!

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JERUSALEM – Sunday School is now in session! Well, sort of. This will be a bit of a Biblical narrative associated with the New York Rangers pathway to Lord Stanley’s Cup. Sure, Moses used a staff – not a hockey stick – as I would have preferred, to part the Red Sea while leading the […]

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NHL Playoffs: Referees Gone Bad, Canadiens Conspiracy? Rangers Win

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MARLBORO, NY – Do you remember way back to your childhood at the exact time when you thought professional wrestling was real? You were upset that the good guy was being beaten by some illegal form of chicanery by the villain, who was hiding a pair of brass knuckles – or the like  – from the […]

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NHL Playoffs: Montreal Dirtbags, Nick Holden, Jake Allen

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MARLBORO, NY -The NHL Playoffs are something I just can’t enough of–even with the NBC family of networks giving us wall-to-wall coverage of every game of every series. On a nightly basis I watch roughly six hours of hockey a night and yesterday was a 9-hour marathon, so today I’ll report on two of the more […]

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Hockey Pucks, Don Rickles, Brad Marchand, NHL Playoffs, Women’s Ice Hockey

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MARLBORO, NY – This week we lost one of comedy’s most colorful characters in Don Rickles. You knew you were an entertainment icon if this guy roasted you with unparalleled insults. I remember some of these roasts and his many appearances on all the late-night talk shows but affectionately recall watching him in the short-lived […]

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Sunday Sports Topics: UCONN, Auriemma, MLB Opening Day, Boston Bruins, Karnowski

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MARLBORO, NY – Sometimes when you wake up inspiration is as easy as opening up the laptop and reading the day’s news items along with morning cups of black coffee, no sugar. Today’s topics without further adieu are UCONN women’s basketball, the Boston Bruins, MLB’s Opening Day, and NCAA Final Four. Any time you do […]

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BREAKING: Sports Rivalries Vanishing? Marc Anthony, A-Rod, Mets, Yanks, Bruins, Canadians, Eagles, Buckeyes

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MARLBORO, NY – Since sports topics this time of year are on the thin side for me, I’m scrounging for something/anything to write about other than to bore you with how my Boston Bruins are currently tanking a spot in the NHL playoff race. On this date in 1979… Anwar AL-Sadat, Menachem Begin, and Jimmy […]

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MTM Sunday Hockey Edition: Jaromir Jagr, Enforcers, NHL PLayoffs

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MARLBORO, NY – With the uneventful first few days of March Mildness lingering like the flatulence from eating too much corned beef and cabbage on St. Paddy’s Day, I’m here to follow up on Different Matt’s Friday hockey column. Granted, he and I are probably the only one’s who care about hockey enough to write […]

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