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The King?! Henrik Lundqvist is the Don Mattingly of Hockey in NYC Sports Lore

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NEW YORK, NY – This city is so great they named it twice – and to get a nickname in this town as an athlete is almost always well-deserved and fitting. You won’t get an argument from me on any of these feted NYC heroes except for one: Henrik “The King” Lundqvist of the New […]

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Vikings Win Super Bowl, Mets Win World Series: Wright, Harvey, Case Keenum Closed

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NEW YORK, NY – With our MeetTheMatts.com Staff of All-World Pundits engaged in a Water-Cooler Cold War over the upcoming  NFL Conference Playoffs, we’re doing all we can to hold on as our world gone mad speedily spins precariously on its axis. In this wild-n- whacky, topsy-turvy Age of Also-Rans, we’ve lost all sense of […]

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Baseball God Gary Sanchez and How Derek Rose is Winning Off-season

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SPANISH HARLEM – As Yankees fans try to make most of this season, the one thing – or should I say the one guy – that has made the team appealing again, is the seed of the Baseball Gods we call Gary Sanchez. Recently named American League Player of the Week, “The Kraken” has had quite […]

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SAY IT AIN'T SO

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The Phillip Hughes of Down Under by Different Matt THE BRONX, NY – If you were up late Wednesday night watching the Yankee game, you were treated to a stellar pitching performance from Phil Hughes. Hughes got through the 7th inning without allowing a hit. The A’s finally broke through in the hit column with […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: DOES LOVE FADE?

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NEW YORK, NY — As I watched my all-time favorite team, the Minnesota Vikings, move to 8-1 this past Sunday a thought occurred to me: Why am I not really excited about this? I mean, I’m happy they’re doing so well, but I’m not near as jacked up as I used to be about the […]

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GOODEN AND CLEMENS: WHAT IF???

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – While enjoying Tuesday’s excellent column, written by our Phriends in Philly, philview & The Phanatic, we received a link from Rugby Guru Geoff Andrews of the New York Rugby Club re a NY Times article about Roger Clemens. Here’s the opening paragraph: “The ceremony commemorating the Yankees’ final game at the […]

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TELL IT LIKE IT IS TUESDAY: A LITTLE BASEBALL

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COOPERSTOWN, NY – A little baseball today. The new season’s about six weeks old, and unfortunately there’s not much to say except that the season is six weeks old. There have been a few oddities, though: Ryan Zimmerman has hit in 29 straight games. For good reason, batting streaks always conjure up thoughts of Joe […]

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