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NBA and NHL Finals: Same Old Story for Steph, Sid and LeBron

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NEW YORK, NY – The California Golden State Warriors blew out LeBron James and the Cavaliers of Cleveland, Ohio last night in game 1 of the NBA Finals. I don’t care. It’s a repeat of last year’s finals. There may be a different result than last year but it seems like nobody is interested. I’m […]

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NY Rangers vs Senators, Mets DL vs Medical Staff, NBA Playoffs vs Who Cares?

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EL BARRIO, EL BRONX – Can it really be a comeback, if you never left? Well I think not, especially as I am Pinch-Hit Matt and going weeks without being called is part of the job description. Alas, I have been called off the bench to be beaten, shaken and dusted off like and old […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Rangers Move on, Westbrook is the MVP, Daniel Murphy Tortures Mets Again, Eli Manning is Innocent

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Big Arm, Montana: There is a lot to talk about from the weekend, including, the New York Rangers moving on; Russell Westbrook banging out first half triple doubles, and Daniel Murphy continuing to be a thorn spike spear missile in the side of his former team. Let’s get to it. The Rangers Move On The […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Who Said It, Trump or Jackie Robinson? Snapshots of the Yanks, Mets, Giants, Jets, Knicks

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MAR-A-LAGO, FL – It was Jackie Robinson Day in baseball on Saturday. The day when all players on all teams wear number 42 to celebrate the life of the great trailblazer. Meanwhile, Donald Trump was learning the intricacies of US foreign policy in ten minute sessions. Advisors are hoping he’ll only blunder his way into a […]

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NHL Playoffs: Road Warrior NY Rangers Draw First Blood. Plus Hot Hockey Fans

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s finally here. The regular season is over and the NHL playoffs started Wednesday night and the New York Rangers got off to a flying start. The Blueshirts shut out Les Habitants in a raucous Bell Centre (Canadian Spelling) to take a 1-0 series lead. It wasn’t the best game the […]

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NY Rangers Stanley Cup? Not Soon In Coming for Viggy, Hank and Nash

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MARLBORO, NY – Allow me to preface today’s column by saying the contents have nothing to do with the NY Rangers beating my Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Instead, my opinions come from watching countless hours watching hockey every night and am a rabid fan of all that is vulcanized rubber. Hell, I even used […]

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MLB Trade Deadline, NHL Moves, Yanks – Mets Deal, and Roger Clinton?!

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BRONX, NY – There’s a lot going in under the MTM Sports Wagon hood… We’ve got the MLB Trade Deadline, a potential Mets/Yanks deal, Roger Clinton rumors and NHL moves. Let’s get to it. We’re three days away from the MLB trade deadline and the New York Yankees, whom have already made one big trade, […]

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Year of Death, Rangers Futility, NFL Trades, Long Baseball Season

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EL BARRIO, EL BRONX – While my fellow MTM pundits/vagrants have already touched upon some of today’s topics, I still want the world to know my booze-soaked thoughts (I remembered I had to write something after midnight at a bar with buddy, six pints of Schaefer deep). With that, here’s our headline and topics: Year […]

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Rangers Stumbling: Is Alain Vigneault The Reason?

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RALEIGH, NC – With just over a week to go in the NHL season, the Rangers are healthy and should be fine-tuning their play to make another deep playoff push. But last night’s capitulation in North Carolina shows how weak the underbelly of this team is. New York has not responded well in these gut-check […]

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HOT ICE! NY Rangers Rolling, Daniel Murphy Says “Slainte” to Mets

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NEW YORK, NY – We’re about a fifth of the way through the NHL season and the New York Rangers have picked up where they left off in the regular season last year. The Blueshirts lead the Metropolitan Division after winning 12 of their first 16, including last night’s 6-3 doubling up of a good […]

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