Matt McCarthy

Cold, Broke and Lonely? Here Are Five Highest Paid Athletes To Make You Mad, Too!

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NORTH POLE/CHICAGO – Not even a deep-dish pizza (an abomination) chased by a Stroh’s can warm you up when it’s -48 degrees out. But look at the bright side, Chicago is not the 2nd City today, as it’s 1st City in the USA on the Coldest City Chart. But what of the rest of us […]

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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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2019 Pro Sports Predictions: Eli, Mayfield, Machado, Mets, Favre, LeBron

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INDIANA, PA – In this quaint, cozy home of Jimmy Stewart, you get small-town American at its very best. With each passing pickup truck, smile on a stranger’s face and stroll past Mom -n- Pop stores,  the metamorphosis from coal-mining town to something else is on. And there’s the rub. Trying to figure out what […]

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Favorite Christmas Sports Moments: Hnida, Brooklyn Americans, Podolak

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NEW YORK, NY – With Angry Ward taking a well-deserved holiday respite, we tried channeling our Inner Ward – feebly – to come up with something he might consider doing today. We collectively failed; he’s so [bleeping] good, he can’t be channeled. Management then stepped in and mandated that today’s post be something non-Ward… Something […]

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Sports Late Bloomers: Barry Sanders, Kurt Warner, Jamie Moyer and ???

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For a guy that pitched in 4 decades, he was poop until he was 33. His renaissance began with

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What The Sam Hill? MLB Fans Asking: Is Robbie Cano is Robbie Alomar Part Deux?

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SEATTLE, WA – From the state that lured Jon Olerud away with its athlete-friendly tax structure, comes Robinson Cano, an aging, high-priced second baseman on the downside of his career. Make no mistake, Mariners fans are doing backwards somersaults now that they are rid of Robbie and his nonchalance when it comes to playing full-tilt […]

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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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Mets Hire Jerry Maguire, Beer-Chugging Lineman Jon Gott to Giants?!

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NEW YORK, NY – From beer-chugging lineman to too-cliched-for-Central Casting GMs, this is one helluva time for sports punditry! Let’s pop the trunk, lift the hood and kick the tires on this thing, shall we? Let’s look at the Mets hiring Jerry Maguire -aka Brodie Van Wagenenenen, and the Ottawa Redblacks‘ Jon Gott. Show Me […]

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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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