Tag: Jason Kidd

#Knickstape Forum: The Carmelo Anthony Trade and What It Means for the Knicks This Season

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SPANISH HARLEM – The trade that everyone expected finally happened on Saturday. The New York Knicks traded Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a second-round pick in 2018. Much has been said about the return the franchise got for Melo but the organization was handcuffed by the no-trade […]

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Grinding Ax: Irish Sports Legends, Dead or Alive

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MANASQUAN, NJ –  “I’m Irish. I think about death all the time.” This was one of Jack Nicholson’s famous quotes. With another Saint Patrick’s Day in the books, I decided to dedicate this Substitute Saturday to some of the scores of Dead & Alive Irish Sports Legends.  A bit morbid, but considering the alternatives I feel this to […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: What Board Game is Your Favorite Sports Team?

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BRONX, NY – Hey there, sports dopes, shiftless employees, and assorted other loners. It’s another wonderful Wednesday here at MeetTheMatts.com. NFL playoffs, Trump inauguration, the Knicks still sucking… so much to talk about. But, to hell with that noise, I want to write about old-timey board games – y’know, the one’s you used to play with […]

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Amish Ward Wednesday: Day Baseball, Naismith Basketball and Simpler Sports

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BRONX, NY – All of New York City’s public schools, including my daughter’s, are on Spring Break this week. This means that I am taking the week off, except for today, to play activities director for her second grade version of howling at the moon. Monday was spent kicking around the neighborhood, hitting the playground, shooting […]

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It’s 10:00 PM. Do You Know Where Your NBA and NFL Stars Are?

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MILWAUKEE, WI – As a major multinational media conglomerate, Meet The Matts is obligated to provide a certain number of Public Service Announcements each year. To satisfy this FCC requirement, our colleague JG Clancy got his pipes cleaned yesterday to show the importance of annual colonoscopies. Always smart to get rid of anything that may […]

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Meet The Matts Radio: Nets Owner Bashes Kidd, Mets GM Brags, Bobby V Rants

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s not every day you get a subpoena from Charles Rangel requesting your presence in Washington D.C. as a subject matter expert. So after having spent the past 2 weeks in our Nation’s Capital arguing for Net Neutrality, we are back! And we have an exciting new short and sweet Meet […]

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Meet The Matts Radio Podcast: On with us; Mad Dog, Martin St. Louis, Sandy Alderson and Mikhail Prokhorov

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Click This or the Picture for today’s column & Meet The Matts Radio Podcast… You can leave your comments there! Merci Beacoup!

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Blaber’s Blabberings: New York Sports Teams Christmas Wishlist For White Santa

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EL BARIO, BRONX – The time to celebrate the birth of our Lord (the white one) and Savior is near. With that, listen to the words of your Deacon Blaber and embrace Big Baby Jesus (the white one) in your hearts. Preaching from my bully pulpit, I can see what ails you, sporting masses, and […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: Pro Coaches On The Hot Seat & Fake Sign Language Guy

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EL BARIO, BRONX – ‘Tis Saturday so it is time to listen to the word of  Deacon Blaber. Today I preach from my bully pulpit, speaking to the sporting masses. This week the topic is fraud – because the news of the week has been the fake signer at Nelson Mandela’s memorial. More on that in […]

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What Has Gone Wrong In Coaching?

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Sports these days makes you wonder a little bit about the ethical decision making of some of sports’ premier coaches. From Pete Carroll and his players’ suspensions, to Jason Kidd spilling his coke, and Mike Tomlin getting in the way of Jacoby Jones‘ punt return during Thursday night’s game, it really makes you wonder if […]

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