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Cheesy Bruin’s Tribute to Lynn: How My Big Sister Got Me Hooked On Sports… and Winning

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MARLBORO, NY – As a younger sibling, one learns a lot by watching a brother and/or sister during athletic endeavors. I was lucky. I had both. I was willingly in tow whenever Joe (nine years my senior) and Lynn (five years older) had a baseball, basketball, volleyball or softball game. I also watched many a […]

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NFL Sports Improbables: Nate Ebner and Khalil Mack from Buffalo and Rugby?

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NEW YORK, NY – With a smaller, more-persistent-than-the-fluffy snowflakes falling outside the MTM Studio windows right now, we couldn’t help but think how these feathery ice crystals are metaphorically representative of two NFL players with less-than-fluffy backgrounds are now on the NFL All-Pro radar: Sports Improbables, Nate Ebner and Khalil Mack. Full disclosure, we’re a […]

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Puck Face Different Matt Stalks NY Rangers, NHL Road Warriors

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BRONX, NY – Happy New Year, Mattsville. I’m back with another Rangers update. The Blueshirts have sputtered a bit at home, but they’ve found their road form of late. During the holiday period they won big road games in Phoenix and Denver. They came home and laid an egg against DJ Eberle’s Buffalo Bills Sabres, […]

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Ronda Rousey Loses Again, Yankees Boring, Knicks Stink!

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Spanish Harlem – There is basically no news to write about on the Yankees – so they are boring –  if you don’t believe me please check out this doozy I read on The Post today. To add fuel to my fire, the Eagles were eliminated from contention weeks ago, which leaves me scrambling to find […]

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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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NY Giants: Eli is a Dangerous Man, Odell’s Resolutions, Third Magical Run

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STAMFORD, CT: ESPN has the NY Giants as the second least likely NFC team to get to Houston, at 2.6% behind only the Lions. I don’t know how they got this number, but it seems that recent history is not heavily weighted. Come playoff time, Eli Manning is a dangerous man. But can this team run the […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: 2017, Ryan Brothers, LeBron James, Pittsburgh Steelers

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WILKES-BARRE, PA – Happy New Year! What a year 2016 was! But some things don’t change. Like the Buffalo Bills not making the playoffs, and a year-plus later and E.J. Manuel is still not a quality starting quarterback in this league. Alabama still reigns supreme in college football, though that could change this weekend. LeBron James is […]

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Same Auld Lang Syne: More Free Cheesy Bruin NFL Picks, Notes, NFL Cheerleaders

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TIMES SQUARE – The Waterford Crystal Ball dropped at the crossroads of the world at midnight ushering in another New Year and as the mess is being cleaned up by New York’s Cleanest, I’m here with my NFL crystal ball for another Free Cheesy Bruin NFL Picks segment. I went five out of six last […]

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George Michaels, Fantasy Football, UFC 207, World Juniors

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EL BRONX, EL BARRIO – I assumed Short Matt is overwhelmed so I am gonna use my lunch break to pump out a piece because we never take a day off here at MTM.  I will give you a song of the week then shift to: George Michaels, Fantasy Football, UFC 207, World Juniors. Let’s […]

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Three Things I Think I know; NBA Edition: Knicks, Russell Westbrook, Lebron James, Rest Days

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SPANISH HARLEM –  Okay, let’s just toss this one up and see if it’s a brick. Since my Eagles are out of the NFL playoff picture and there is no news on the Yankees front – unless you want me to discuss a rumor about Jose Quintana – which I don’t think will happen (with […]

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