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NHL Playoffs Hockey Resurrection, Game 7 Hopes, Superstitions, Maple Leafs vs Bruins

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BLOOMINGBURG, NY – The Walking Boss of this site talked yesterday of sports resurrections. I’m adding my beloved Boston Bruins of this year’s NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs to the list. The B’s looked like they were dead to rites in a Game 5 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs so much that I didn’t expect […]

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The Puck Drops Here. Different Matt’s NHL Playoffs Preview

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NEW YORK, NY – The NHL regular season ended Saturday and we’re set to roll into hockey’s second season. It’s on to the two-month extravaganza that culminates in one team lifting Lord Stanley’s Cup as the league champions. After teams jockeyed for position over the last couple of months, the playoff match-ups are set for […]

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Sports Rain Man Rants: Jacob deGrom, Bracketology and #Bagelgate

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS: I am back in upstate New York. I survived my trip to the Bronx, if only just barely. It was great to see the family and do something special, though. But before Big Ben Whitney shows up to protest another one of my introductions, let’s get to the menu for today:  […]

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What’s Ahead? Not Much. Kentucky Derby, Opening Day, Stanley Cup. Meh?

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MARLBORO, NY – Don’t focus on the past. “Think of what’s ahead of you,” is what motivational speakers would like to have us think in leading our lives. When it comes to sports, I’d really rather not think of what’s forthcoming because, quite frankly, it sucks for the most part. Maybe you feel differently but […]

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St Paddy’s Day Special: Angel Hernandez, Odell Beckham, Nolan Ryan, Terry O’Reilly

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Happy St. Patty’s Paddy’s Day! MARLBORO, NY – As the sports scene starts to heat up with NCAA Conference Tournaments and subsequent bids to March Madness there is also the NHL Playoffs home stretch, MLB’s Opening Day, and plenty of NFL-related news to think about and here are some of my random thoughts lately. Angel […]

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Replacement Matt Pinch-Hit Dingers re Mets, Knicks, Giants and Rangers

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SUBURBIA, NJ – Once again I’ve been asked to step in and cover for the one alleged “sports-writing professional” on this site… who is absent again. I wonder if his editors at the Sports Desk put up with this sort of thing? If so, we all need to apply there. Anyway, we”ll get to the […]

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Golden Age of Wrestling, King Kong Bundy, Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler

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MARLBORO, NY – With the passing of yet another iconic wrestler at a young age this past week in King Kong Bundy, I was reminded how much a fan of the fake sport I once was. It truly was the Golden Age of  Wrestling, as the World Wrestling Federation had memorable characters and plot lines […]

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WTF Sports Items: Bryce Harper, Jason Witten, Boston Bruins

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MARLBORO, NY – Truth be told, I’m not the rabid sports junkie that I once was. I’m all about the games and less about pregame shows, scouting combines, trade rumors, et. al. Sometimes the more I think I know about sports the less I actually understand, too. Two items that happened this past week just […]

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Puck Faces: NHL Trade Deadline Moves; Hayes to Hockey Siberia, Agitator Lemieux Jr

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NEW YORK, NY – The NHL  trade deadline came and went on Monday and the New York Hockey Rangers traded the players everyone expected them to trade. We knew trades were imminent when Kevin Hayes and Mats Zuccarello were healthy scratches for Saturday’s matinee against the Devils at the garden. Later that evening we learned […]

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Sports Oscars? Angry Ward With An Oral History of Meet The Matts: Part I

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NEW YORK, NY – I didn’t want to be the guy to do this, but I’ve resigned myself to the fact that it almost certainly falls under my tattered umbrella of responsibilities. What follows is a less-than-comprehensive oral history of this… this… whatever you want to call this thing here. I’ve been around this site way […]

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