Tag: Joe Namath

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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New Year’s Gambling Eve: FREE NFL Picks, Notes, Joe Namath, Cheerleaders

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TIMES SQUARE – The Waterford Crystal ball descends tonight to usher in 2018, but before that happens I’ll be tapping into my crystal football for the last edition of Cheesy Bruin’s FREE NFL Picks. No other team sport season flies by quite like the NFL, as it seems like just yesterday I was making over/under […]

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Antonio Brown MVP, Jets Phone It In and NBA Europe

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – This is no longer pitch-hitting; I have been inserted in the everyday line-up, except Coach Mini-Matt won’t tell me that because he enjoys pretending that being a MTM writer is not volunteering to stay at the Hotel California. Anyway, let’s get to the reason you are all here: to read […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: NFL Quick Hitters – Giants Win Ugly, Overrated Joe Namath, Alex Smith Benched

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Stamford, CT: I’m way over-caffeinated and watched a lot of football over the weekend. The A.D.D. is in full effect, so here comes some NFL Quick Hitters. The Giants won, but there was a lot to dislike. The last thing we need is for ownership to decide, “Hey, let’s give McApoo and Reese more time.” Eli Manning […]

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Ready For Some Football? 2017 NFL OVER Win Totals, Cheerleaders and Surprise Teams

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MARLBORO, NY – Last week I bored you with my UNDER win totals in the NFL for the fast approaching 2017 season. While I find it easier figuring out who will downright suck, here are my four teams that will exceed Las Vegas’ expectations and cash our tickets at the same time. NEW YORK JETS […]

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Sunday Sports Page: New York Mets, New York Rangers, NBA Playoffs, Derek Jeter

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MARLBORO, NY– Lacking pomp and circumstance, let’s get to today’s sports topics of discussion… “Why does God hate the Mets?“ the New York Post front page recently asked.  The answer is a layup. It’s as easy as connecting the dots leading from the Wilpons to Ponzi-schemer Bernie Madoff. Karma is indeed a bitch with yet another […]

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Presidential Candidates As Sports Teams: Who They Would Be

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ZIT POP, KY – From this blemish of the smallest towns, to the schmaltzy cheese (not mine) of West Palm Beach, Presidential Candidates (or not so “Presidential” Candidates) are taking to soap boxes and podiums to expound upon their fitfulness/street creds , so that you will make him, her or it (Trump and Alf have […]

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Grinding Ax: Top 10 Super Bowl Moments

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA-  Meet The Matts has been dedicated to give you, our loyal follower(s) a taste of our Super Bowl crudités platter: Sure, Fake Sandy Alderson offered up some Papa Johns with a side of Peyton Manning dispersions. And Angry Ward Calhoun laid out an in-depth dossier of possibilities and Big Game predictions… How does one follow up on literary perfection? But as […]

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Chris Christie Rides ‘dem Cowboys onto the Green Bay Frozen Tundra

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CAMP CHRISTIE,  TX –  “Let It Go, Let It Go…”  It’s time to chill out and let the Cowboys and ALL their fans enjoy their improbable run at the Lombardi Trophy… Odds? well let’s just say that not many are betting the ranch on Tony & The Romos, who will be riding – no skating […]

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Jets Dirty Dozen: NY Jets QB Drama Stirs An Ode To Broadway Joe

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NEW YORK, NY – Almost forty years have passed since Joe Namath walked with the steadiness of a newborn colt, and onto the gridiron as quarterback for the New York Jets. As incredulous as it may seem – since the NFL became a pass-friendly game in the mid-1980’s of 4.000 yard QB’s – is Joe […]

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