Tag: Mark Messier

Rain Man Rants: Mets Aces Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom, plus Kaepernick, Kraft and Meek Mill

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – Welcome to your weekly refuge from the insanity of the world and general chaos that is cable news. I have plenty of topics for you to talk about and have finally caved in and I am ready to talk about the Mets. I couldn’t resist any longer. Besides, the word on […]

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Sports Rain Man Rants: NFL Combine, Rangers Generation Never And Rangers Next Season

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – Once again I found motivation for today’s piece via the piece from the day before… and actually the piece from last Friday, too. These excellent posts helped me develop 3/4ths of my patent-pending formula for this week. The rest just took a wee bit of research and… BANG! Strap in […]

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Messier’s Tears Mark End NY Rangers Era for Henrik Lundqvist, Unprecedented Rebuild Begins

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NEW YORK, NY  – It was an eventful NHL trade deadline for the New York Rangers. It was also a departure from their deadline deals of the last few years. For the better part of the last decade, the Blueshirts have been buyers at the deadline, looking for that Glenn Anderson that would push them […]

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Cheesy Bruin’s 50 Year Sports Retrospective

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MARLBORO, NY– Today marks the first day of my 50th year on this earth and when you get to be this age you pretty much think you’ve seen it all if you’re a sports fan. Not that I consider myself a know-it-all, but a sports fan my age has witnessed some of the G.O.A.T. in […]

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Thoughts on Sunday’s Big Game, Cheerleaders, Yanks, Mets, Rangers

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s a spectacle every year and this year will be no different. The Big Game is here. I’m talking, of course, about the Rangers’ game against the Calgary Flames at the Garden this Sunday. The Rangers are coming off of a rough stretch of games. After getting busted up by the […]

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Grinding Ax: Can the Knicks and Rangers Be Great Again? Dolan Trump Donald?

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LAKEWOOD, NJ – Perhaps our favorite Leprechaun, James Dolan, should swipe a page out of the Book of Trump.  Just like America, the New York Knickerbockers can be great again! Hey, some of the groundwork is already in place. With NO Mexicans currently in La Liga,  no wall would have to be constructed around Madison Square Garden.  That’s not to suggest […]

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Peyton Place, NFL, Rangers vs Isles and NCAA Homework?

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NFL REPLAY OFFICE – Every NFL player understands that at some point, it will be the end of the road. Some take longer than others. Does Peyton Manning ? Does he get that there is a changing of the guard going on around the league and it’s playing out right before our eyes? While the CHOWDA […]

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Last Word on World Cup: Messi, Messier and German Schadenfreude

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“Argentina tried to be cute, Germany aimed for handsome.” –West Coast Craig CORCOVADO, BRAZIL – No, Messi Against the Mannschaft was not a feature playing at West Hollywood’s Tomkat Theater, it was the culmination of sixty-four soccer matches across the first month of summer that pretty much dominated the zeitgeist by sheer force of global […]

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Derek Fisher Hooks Knicks, Rangers Seance, Jack Bauer

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NEW YORK, NY – The crystal balls, rabbit’s feet and throwbacks jerseys are out, along with ANY other superstitions in NY in an effort to “will” these Rangers to the Stanley Cup. The likes of Graves, Buekeboom, Ulf Nilson, Glenn Anderson are among the cavalcade of former Blueshirts headed by none other than the “Captain” […]

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Grinding Ax: I Guarantee Win Tonight Because Rangers Have No Messier

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PITTSBURGH, PA – Guarantee. The. Win. These words exude confidence. It takes a winner to dare utter such an arrogant statement… Nah, not really. I don’t believe it would be a stretch if a member of the New York Hockey Rangers stepped up and said it. The problem I see is that the Blueshirts are […]

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