Tag: Eli Manning

Replacement Matt on Opening Day: Greatest Replacements in History

0 Comments

SUBURBIA, NJ – Since the beginning of this site I have somehow been given the designation of Replacement Matt, basically because I shared a (lack of) hairstyle with the two original Matts and was foolish enough to be willing to wear a blue monkey suit when one of them wasn’t around. I was never quite […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Big Ben: NFL Draft, Odell De-Beckale and Five Stages of Grief

0 Comments

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – In the aftermath of the Odell Beckham Jr. trade, the last thing the sports world needs is another jack-monkey trying to make sense of it. One jack-monkey reporting for duty. The Odell Trade and the Five Stages of Grief. Denial “Hey, they need a lot more pieces than Odell,” I tried […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

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

0 Comments

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 […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Big Ben Tuesday: NY Giants Plug a Hole on Offense, but the Bad Defense Gets Even Worse

0 Comments

East Rutherford, NJ: Things are looking up. We’re about ten days from spring, eighteen days from opening day, a month and a half from the NFL draft, and a month from Game of Thrones. As we shake off the chills of winter, the New York Giants are making moves with an eye on the fall. They jettisoned […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Big Ben: As QBs Start to Move, New York Giants Weigh Their Options

0 Comments

East Rutherford, NJ – It’s 11 PM and I ain’t got nothin’ done. I don’t want to Karl Malone it in, so I’ll let it fly like Eli Manning and hope for a helmet catch. Speaking of the New York Giants and Eli… Who’s the next QB? In January I threw something together about the 2019 NFL […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Things In Sports We Will Never See Again: Bo, The Splinter, Lefty, Ali

1 Comment

SUBURBIA, NJ – After reading my esteemed colleague Angry Ward’s piece on great gambling fixes in history and touching on the 1980 Olympic Hockey team it got my wheels turning, and I have decided to present to you Things In Sports We Will Never See Again: A 300-Game Winner or .400 Hitter: In this sad […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Angry Ward: What If The Fix Was In On Miracle on Ice, 86 Series, Super Bowl III…

1 Comment

BRONX, NY – Yesterday I started reading ESPN’s piece on disgraced former NBA ref Tim Donaghy, and how he most likely fixed a whole mess of NBA games. This was a revelation only in that the NBA wanted everyone to believe that he never did (yeah, right) and that he was merely a guy with a […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Big Game Thoughts, SUPERB OWL Banter, FREE NFL Picks, Cheerleaders

0 Comments

MARLBORO, NY – The king of the 2018 NFL season will be crowned later on tonight and while I don’t have a horse in this race I, like many, will be rooting against the New England Patriots. For all it’s worth, the Pats are the 1970’s and 1990’s Dallas Cowboys –America’s Team To Hate. It […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Black NFL Coaches, Little Archie Manning and The Sports Calendar

0 Comments

EL BARRIO, EL FALLS: I was down earlier this week with a stomach bug but felt almost as sick as I do on the average Friday, when I realize that I have to write up a post for MTM! I did some looking around, spit in the air and drew up today’s menu: Black NFL […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

NFL Championship Sunday: Cheesy Bruin’s FREE NFL Picks, Jim Kelly, Cheerleaders

0 Comments

MARLBORO, NY – This sleepy little corner in Southeastern Ulster County will see up to a foot of snow today, so I’ll be liver-deep in bourbon, watching movies, hockey and yes, the NFC and AFC Championship games. Picking these games isn’t as easy as my bourbon choices (McKenna 10 y.o. bottled in bond and Maker’s […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Back to Top