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America’s Pastime Shroud: Jimmy Stewart, Christian Yelich, Tarnished Derek Jeter, Marv Albert

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INDIANA, PA – You don’t get any more American than this small Pennsylvania town, which happens to be the home of Jimmy Stewart. And we got here via another icon of Americana, U-Haul. Driving a 15′ truck filled to the gills with furniture and boxes of whatnot, the wife followed yours anxiously in our 1998 […]

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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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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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Fire Terry, Get A Bat, Bench Granderson

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FLUSHING, NY– I received a directive from Short Matt about today’s topics and his verbatim text is the column’s headline. I agree with none of it. The boss has clearly taken another blow to the head so we’ll need to forgive his knee-jerk reaction to the Mets problems. Outside of the other night when he […]

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Suddenly Sinking Mets, Home Run Derby, All Star Conspiracy

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ENGLISHTOWN, NJ – Funny stuff last week as I lost mostly all of what little credibility I have remaining here at MTM. Last Sunday’s post involved me harping on how the New York Mets are a light-hitting, pitching-strong team only to watch them lash out a franchise record twenty-two hits good for fourteen runs in […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Talkin’ Baseball with Harvey, Horrible Jeffrey Loria and Hard-to-Figure Hitters

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BRONX, NY – After two straight days of basking in the glow of D.J. Eberle’s Hot Takes (*cough* Cavs overrated. *cough*), I’m back to restore order and make everyone miserable again. As I tap this out on the keyboard, Matt Harvey is looking in the mirror, wondering what went wrong – again – after initially being […]

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Horrid Harvey Hurt, Hottest Sports Reporter, Done BMC, Garth Brooks to Yankees

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NEW YORK, NY – As we watched the Dark Knight get his can kicked by Bain Washington from section 123, all we kept thinking about was how lucky Mets fans are that the Carlos Gomez for Zack Wheeler and Wilmer Flores trade didn’t go through. After the massacre was over, and the bloodied former Ace […]

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Opening Day for deBaby deGrom and WrestleMania from Jerry’s World!

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This article courtesy of Jackson Sternberg… FLUSHING, NY – It is Opening Day – and not just for the New York Mets. At press time, it remained a very real possibility that it was opening day for deBaby deGrom too. We here at MTM wish Jacob and his family nothing but the best of health for […]

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Opening Day! Time for Baseball Predictions re Cubs, Mets, Sabathia, Tanaka, Royals

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CHAVEZ RAVINE – Another holiday Monday for me, and it’s my favorite one… Opening Day! It’s the time of year when lesser publications start publishing all sorts of predictions and prognostications and when I say lesser… I mean us!  So here goes with our own official iron-clad, lock-of-the-shoe-in declarations of how this baseball season will […]

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Lastest Stains on Sports: Tennis Cheats, McDonagh Concussions, Knicks Futility, Peyton

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COUSIN HUG, NJ – March Madness and St. Paddy’s Day are still almost a month away but that hasn’t stopped me from having the recurring dream of a jovial, bat-wielding leprechaun. Maybe it has something to do with Pitchers -n- Catchers reporting or Daniel Murphy leaving the Mets and their Irish fan base. Either way, […]

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