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Let’s Make A Deal: Yankees Trading For Pitchers? More Knicks Trading Carmelo for Kyrie Irving

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – It seems all I read about lately centers around trades that may or may not go down between my two favorite teams… the Yankees and Knicks. If you’re a Knicks fan, then you heard about trading Carmelo Anthony to (Insert Team Here) or making a play for Kyrie Irving. If you’re […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Damn Yankees, Wicked Jerry Jones, and Happy Birthday to Mrs. Angry

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BRONX, NY – Happy Birthday to my lovely wife, who probably won’t read this because she’s got better, more fulfilling things to do on her special day. She moved to New York City to pursue acting and ended up marrying a guy who pursued a career in make-believe sports writing. To her great credit, she’s stayed […]

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Big Ben’s Game of Thrones Sports Special Part II: Roger Clemens, Tyrion Lannister, Yogi Berra and Other Contrived GoT Character Parallels

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Dragonstone, Westeros – Fasten your swords into the sheaths, it’s time for Part II of my series, Game of Thrones Character Parallels in the Sporting World. Here’s Part I if you missed it. This one is limited to New York athletes and events because I love a challenge and I might be able to milk another week […]

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Ebs Hot Takes: New York Yankees, Buffalo Bills, Kyrie Irving, New York Knicks, TBT

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WILKES-BARRE, PA – Even in the middle of July, when there’s nothing but baseball, something’s always happening in the sports world. Kyrie Irving demanded a trade because why not? And then got pissed at LeBron James’ camp for possibly leaking that Irving wanted a trade. B did LeBron leak a trade? Probably not. Then there’s […]

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Jets, Yanks, Mets, Knicks, Rangers, Giants: NY Sports Scene Is A New York Infrastructure Mess

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MARLBORO, NY – Living sixty-five plus miles from the city and being “retired,” I don’t have to worry about commuting into and out of the infrastructure nightmare that is New York City. Coincidentally, the recent Big Apple rail woes are very similar to the plague cast upon area sports teams. With the help of a […]

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Judge vs Altuve, LeBron, Cavs, David Griffith, TUBAS, Cespedes to Oakland

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FIRE ISLAND, NY – For those of you that don’t know or may have forgotten, it’s T.U.B.A.S Week, here on this little gem of a Gilligan’s Isle just off Bayshore, Long Island. That’s right, the Touring University [at] Buffalo [Rugby] Alumni Side is out here for their annual week’s vacation – and by vacation we […]

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Cop Memorial, OJ is paroled, NBDL & Football season is coming

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EL BARRIO, EL BRONX – July is probably the worst month of the Sports Calendar. There is literally nothing going on regarding the four major sports, especially since baseball takes a week off for the All-Star Game. Lots of trade talk but very few mega-buster trades. It is now that a guy like me that […]

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Yankees are Buyers Again: What that Means this Season and for the Future

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – The New York Yankees are back to being buyers this season. The team acquired Todd Frazier, David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle from the Chicago White Sox for Blake Rutherford, Ian Clarkin, Tito Polo & Tyler Clippard. Many fans got the news on Tuesday that trade talks were brewing via social media […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Mike & the Mad Dog, NBA Summer League Basketball, Vick on Kaepernick

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NEW YORK, NY – If there’s one thing I’ve learned over my Alcatraz-like sentence here at Meet The Matts, it’s that the more thought and effort you put into a post, the less likely anyone is to care. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve seen several MTM contributors come up with clever, insightful column ideas, […]

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Big Ben’s Game of Thrones Sports Special: Arya Stark and Golden State Warriors, Other Contrived GoT Character Parallels in Sporting World

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WESTEROS, NORTH OF THE WALL: I was getting primed for the season premier of Game of Thrones on Sunday afternoon and I caught the memorable The Door episode from last season. Hodor’s tragic sacrifice gets me every damn time. I wiped off a few tears and then toggled over to the Yankees Red Sox. Aaron Judge was up and […]

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