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Rain Man Rants: Buckeyes Blackeye, RG3’s Return, Hall of Famer T.O., FIFA Solidarity Payments

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – So, I actually got ahead of this assignment and started writing at a decent hour, rather than at 3 AM.  It still sucks because it is the dog days of summer and there is not much to talk about. Football season is around the corner, though, and I could talk […]

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Rain Man Rants: Mets GMx3, World Cup And NFL Fine Richardson

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – I got a text on Wednesday that Diff wanted to swap Friday and Saturday with me. I thought “sure I have plenty of notice,” but then life gets in the way and now I have to really work to bang something out, so bare with me. I don’t know how […]

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Globetrotting Cam James’ Drunken Sports Report: Arsenal, German Fathers, Red Army, Gunners

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MUNICH, GERMANY – Wilcommen, bienvenue, hola… what the f*ck is up?  Yours truly is reporting/hiccuping from Munich currently, but I have been gallivanting from London to Paris to Bavaria. It’s a once-in -a-lifetime walkabout… All spawned post-termination from my job, so I am drinking my way through Europe kind of like John Daly tours America. […]

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Boxing Day, NFL QBs, Leaky Sepp Blatter and FIFA

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EL BARRIO, EL BRONX – Happy Boxing Day, American savages! Those of us like yours truly – a Ghanaian who peacefully won freedom from the “crown” – still respect some English habits and holidays. I watch soccer, play rugby, understand Celsius, drink tea before bed and celebrate Boxing Day. But today, to placate you Native […]

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Jets vs. Giants, NBA and Sepp’s (full) Bladder

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EL BARRIO, LA BRONX – I want to apologize for my no call, no show last week to all of my dedicated fans. The 5 of you deserve better. Thanksgiving demands and volunteering for duty at the New York 7s created a time crunch I couldn’t overcome. Anyway let’s look at what’s been buzzing around […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: Making Sense of Rangers Failure and FIFA Scandal

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EL BARIO, EL BRONX – “Just when I thought I was out, they pulled me back in.” I was done writing on Saturdays… but then this week happened. The other MTM bald-headed black guy that likes hockey and soccer was gonna write this, shame on you if I need to mention his name (Different Matt), but […]

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Baseball’s Freak of Nature, a Sepp Blatter and World’s Biggest Star

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Very rarely – probably never – do we write about just one athlete. We certainly don’t write about a player from a team that shunned the shores of the East River for the shores of San Francisco Bay. And we ain’t going to do it today. But we talk about Baseball’s […]

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Soccer World Cup, Luis Suarez and Derek Jeter Turns 40

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NEW ORLEANS, LA – It’s been awhile since I’ve fulfilled my duties to the greater good of MTM with a column. So here are my thoughts on some of the goings-on going on right now. Forgive any incorrect or outdated information. I wrote this Wednesday before flying to the Big Easy for a Bachelor’s Party.  […]

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NASCAR , USA Soccer, Happy Gilmore: Who Is An Athlete?

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MANAUS, BRAZIL – As the World Cup of Soccer heads into its “Knock Out“round, The Matts secret favorite sport evokes many a debate over: 1) WHAT is a sport? 2) WHO is an athlete? 3) WHY NASCAR drivers are NOT Athletes?! There is NO denying, that this kicked round ball is creating a real stir […]

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Brian Holloway, Alabama Segregation, Arian Foster, Trent Richardson, World Cup 2022

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EL BARRIO, THE BRONX – But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. – James 1:22. What does that have to do at the intersection of sports and comedy, you ask!? Simple, don’t talk about it be about it and the matters I take issue with today will […]

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