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Sports Beer Talk: Phils Phlopping, Robbie Cano, Bryce Harper, Todd Frazier

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PHILTHYDELPHIA, PA – As The Boys of Summer set to sprint to the finish (not you, Robbie Cano), bolstered or inspired by an influx of interlopers/call-ups ready to take jobs away, three players stand out as instrumental in their respective team’s fate. And after a few dozen beers in the past [fill in a number] […]

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The Hunt for Mets October: 5 Ways Fans Can Hurt The Opposition

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NEW YORK, NY – Desperate times call for desperate measures… Necessity is the mother of all invention… All options are on the table… Any and all of these cliches apply to The Hunt for Mets October (TM), and us fans need not feel completely helpless. We can do something more than simply watch Todd Frazier […]

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MLB Wild Card Hunt: Manager Moves, Joe Girardi, Wally Backman, Mickey Callaway, Custer and Revere?

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CHELSEA, NYC – Working on the set of a popular major network cop show last night as a Special Effects guy making smoke and wetting down W27th Street, made keeping up with the MLB Wild Card hunt a tad difficult. And as a charter chugger of the Jonestown-like Kool-Aid us weak-willed Mets fans gulp at […]

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Mets Winning Despite Glaring Problems… Shadow of Michael Corleone

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“Just when I thought I was out… they pull me back in.” –Michael Corleone NEW YORK, NY – How many times, Mets fans, have you been Michael Corleone’d by your Amazin’ Mets? Too many time to count, likely. Or actually, we can come pretty close to counting them. After all, since the National League Baseball […]

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America’s Pastime Shroud: Jimmy Stewart, Christian Yelich, Tarnished Derek Jeter, Marv Albert

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INDIANA, PA – You don’t get any more American than this small Pennsylvania town, which happens to be the home of Jimmy Stewart. And we got here via another icon of Americana, U-Haul. Driving a 15′ truck filled to the gills with furniture and boxes of whatnot, the wife followed yours anxiously in our 1998 […]

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Blockbuster Blackout MLB Trades You May Not Know Of

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NEW YORK, NY – For those of you just stirring from a coma or hiding in a fallout shelter, there was a Big Apple blackout last night. And boy did things get a little crazy. Many were doing their best Snake Plissken impersonation, as traffic signals made any Escape From New York simultaneously necessary, yet […]

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RJ Barrett Bests John Starks, Bill Murray Mets Owner? No Soccer

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LAS VEGAS, NV – Hold on to your hats, have we got a doozy for you today! Well, you can be the judge of that later, but there are intriguing storylines to explore. So stop expectorating yer tabaccy into your MeetTheMatts.com spittoon/*Mud Jug  for 5 minutes, wash your hands and chaw-stained beards and get ready […]

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Stupid Puig, Scalped Chiefs Reporter, Nets Haul Big Fish, Mets Tears

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NEW YORK, NY – Wow! We barely slept after all the excitement this weekend in the sports world, kicked off by Different Matt’s Puck Head piece on Friday and followed up by Rain Man Junoir Blaber’s eloquence yesterday. But dagnabbit, there are some other big stories to take a gander at: Stupid Puig, Chiefs Scalp […]

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How To Fix Soccer So It Doesn’t Suck. Steal From Rugby.

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PARIS, FRANCE – For those of you tuning in to see another brilliant Angry Ward expose on douchebaggery of the umpteenth degree, you’ll be stunned to know that he’s been sent by MTM Management to cover the Women’s Soccer World Cup. Now that we have the attention of the the three remaining Americans still reading […]

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Red Hot Mets Romp At Wrigley But Pete Alonso Is Story

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NEW YORK, NY – With the sizzle back in the step of the blazing New York Mets, there is little else to discuss, really. Sure, David Ortiz is out of intensive care, the latest Texan iteration of Juan Gonzalez hit a 505 foot bomb, but coming off a 2-game declawing of the midwest bears called […]

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