Tag: Jillian Brooks

MORE OF WHAT YOU MISSED WHILE WE WERE UNDER SEIGE

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The Netherworld of Cyberspace – I know the loyal MTM readers out there are desperate to know what all went on during this week’s MTM blackout. I’m not here to bore you with the technical matters, the short (matt) version of which is that the goons at our prior host company took a bat to our […]

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CANADA… OH, CANADA

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by Jillian “Ya Motha” Brooks MONTREAL, QUEBEC – All twenty-three years of my life I thought no sports fan could be more ignorantly proud than a Boston sports fan… And then I spent last weekend in Montreal. We all know hockey is Canada or Canada is hockey… Which? I’m not sure. But I’m certain Canadian […]

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GROTE'S GRIPES: PICK YOUR FIGHT

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Las Vegas, NV – Desperate for ratings, or more likely to lessen Short Matt’s workload, I have been persuaded to take over MeetTheMatts Tuesday column. Ah, Tuesday. Quite possibly the worst day of the week, especially since Angry Ward made over Wednesdays turning them into the new Saturday night. We can all agree that Tuesdays […]

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UNABASHED BROTHER

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by West Coast Craig BIRMINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL, THE VALLEY – One thing that Angelinos become quickly jaded towards is the Celebrity Sighting. You live here for more than a month, you learn to roll your eyes and yawn when you sit near a Cameron Diaz at a hipster diner, don’t look twice when you pass […]

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NEWS FLASH: HOOPS FIELD EXPANDS TO 128

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by Rex O’Rourke INDIANAPOLIS, IN – My sources at the NCAA tell me that March Madness is about to get even madder. The tournament is expanding to an unbelievable 128 teams in 2011. Schools that never came close to joining the big dance will now have a chance to compete on the biggest stage in […]

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HIDE YOUR WOMEN, CRO-MART IS COMING

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“Did the rabbit die?!” NEW YORK, NY – The recent NFL free agent and trading period brought a former Pro Bowl cornerback with a made-for-the-tabloids personal life to the New York Jets. But this signing hasn’t struck nearly as much fear in AFC East wideouts as it has in Metropolitan Area fathers, husbands, boyfriends and […]

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COOKIE'S COR(O)NER: I SEE DEAD PEOPLE

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THE DEAD ZONE, CT – It’s a wonder how when things go dead, they tend to piss you off. Case and point? This past weekend in southeastern CT during the BIG STORM. After driving back from my Mothra-In-Law’s surprise 75th birthday party (I am convinced she will have seventy five more birthdays) in the floody-floody. […]

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BRACKETS FOR DUMMIES: MARCH MADNESS 101

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by Jillian “YaMotha” Brooks ANN ARBOR, MI – Each year when the clock strikes March the smell of sweat, rubber soled high-tops, and Gatorade enters the air: March Madness is afoot. And every year, as though nothing else would make me happier, I spend a night reading blogs, comparing thoughts, and watching ESPN, all in […]

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