Tag: Boston Celtics

Angry Ward Wednesday: Manny Machado, The Nats’ Pen, Tiger Woods, and Other Post-Fourth-of-July Duds

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BRONX, NY – Happy 5th of July, everyone! Many moons ago, this was a day my friends and I used to spend scouring our neighborhood streets for unexploded fireworks, back when you could blow sh!t up in the New York without the Feds knocking on your door. It was a noble quest. We’d either crack the […]

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Cheesy Bruin’s 50 Year Sports Retrospective

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MARLBORO, NY– Today marks the first day of my 50th year on this earth and when you get to be this age you pretty much think you’ve seen it all if you’re a sports fan. Not that I consider myself a know-it-all, but a sports fan my age has witnessed some of the G.O.A.T. in […]

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Grinding Ax Friday- NBA/ MLB All Time Greats

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“Not Gonna Do It. Wouldn’t be Prudent” WASHINGTON, DC – It would be way too  easy to start another political discourse today. I’m NOT gonna do it! Let’s have some good ole fashioned SPORTS DEBATE. The best NBA team in history? That appears to be a popular discussion during the current playoff run for the Golden State […]

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Meet The Matts And Sports Haiku

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MARLBORO, NY– We are an eclectic bunch here at Meet The Matts, with unique styles and viewpoints on all things sports. Today, in a somewhat negative vibe and as Junoir Blaber pontificated yesterday, I give you some Japanese poetry called Haiku as it relates to relevant sports items and some of the colorful folks on […]

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Ebs’ NBA Playoffs Hot Takes: Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers

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WILKES-BARRE, PA – Game 1 of each of the eight opening round NBA playoff series are in the books. And to be honest, I think a few things shocked most people. Who would of thought the Milwaukee Bucks would take Game 1 in Toronto? Not me. But with that being said, it’s time to do […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: NBA MVP Race for the Ages – Harden and Westbrook’s Season Rivals Robertson, Wilt and Russell

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HOUSTON, TX – Based on my peripheral view of the NBA MVP race, it’s hard to fathom how Russell Westbrook could average a triple double and not win it. But it happened to Oscar Roberson back in ’61-62, and a closer look at James Harden’s stats makes it look a lot less cut and dried. Let’s dig […]

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Chinese New Year Edition: Biggest Roosters in Sports [Ahem]

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MARLBORO, NY– Yesterday marked the Chinese New Year and ushered in the Year of the Rooster. With a little assistance from the old dictionary is the word rooster: roost-er (NOUN), a male domestic fowl; a cock. With that is the brainchild of today’s column as we address some of the biggest roosters (ahem!) in sport […]

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Sports Mount Rushmore: Kobe Done, Peyton Gone, Big Papi to Follow

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“Please allow me to introduce myself. I’m a man of wealth and taste. I’ve been around for a long, long years…” PANIC CITY, NY – Who better to frame a year in which we’ve seen the retirements of several iconic players across Baseball, Football, and Basketball than the Rolling Stones? Some guys just know when […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: New York Rangers, New York Knicks, F*** Boston

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EL BARRIO, DE BRONX – Today is the Sabbath. The Lord’s day. A time to rest and be thankful. Well, all that is nice and all but man… what a week I had! It was hectic and it was busy. So much so that the workload spills into my Saturday. However, your beloved Deacon Blaber […]

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Third Eye Blind, David Stern & Jordan Rules make NBA a Minor League Sport

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TAMPA/ST. PETE – FL – Right away, I like that the MLB playoffs seemingly have some sense of urgency. By this I mean that the current round – the “NLDS” – is a best of 5 series and MLB seems to like the idea of moving things along. Games are being played daily and the […]

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