Tag: Nascar

Post NHL, NBA: Filling Void for Yankees Haters. NASCAR, Soccer, WNBA?

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MARLBORO, NY – The 2017-18 NHL season is now over and done with and so is another uneventful NBA season. So what’s a diehard New York Mets fan – or a mild one like me – to do for the next four months? Words like fire sale are closely associated with the team as it […]

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I Got a Girl Crush: Dr Diz re Women’s vs Men’s Sports, not Mets vs Yanks

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FORT WORTH, TX – The Yankees held off the Mets in a slop-fest. Now that we got that out of the way… We were watching my bud’s daughter – who plays for the defending state champion Aledo Bearcats – play softball last week. Was almost unfair and unkind…the Bearcats returned nine starters from last years […]

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NASCAR, Tony Stewart, Dukes of Hazzard, Derek Jeter

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HAZZARD COUNTY, GA-  We DO NOT do NASCAR here, however…  I cannot ignore  this human interest story about  how our education system has failed thousands – if not millions – of poor bastards who spend their money on Nascar Fandom! Unless you have been quarantined for Ebola,you know about the death of  driver Kevin Ward who challenged Tony Stewart’s  sprint car […]

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Meet The Matts Radio: Kobe, Durant to Knicks, Lupica Gone Nuts, Best MLB Manager, Mad Dog Rants on NASCAR

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NEW YORK, NY – With all the rumors circulating around the Knicks with Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony, Big Al Sternberg and Matt McCarthy decided it was time to put those rumors to rest… Also, on the docket, Mike Lupica defended Sandy Alderson and Sandy’s “plan” up until Friday. Our guys […]

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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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Danica Patrick: From Go Karts to Go Daddy, Wimbledon Woes, and Aaron Hernandez’ Jersey Exchange

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ATLANTA, GA – We start this week’s Preacher’s Row down south where former Atlanta Braves’ 3rd baseman and perennial slugger, Chipper Jones was being honored during a ceremony where his #10 Jersey was formally retired. In attendance celebrating with a packed Turner Field crowd was Home Run King Hank Aaron, Former Braves’ Slugger Dale Murphy, […]

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MY DADDY CAN BEAT UP YOUR DADDY

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by Rex O’Rourke TOBACCO ROAD, NC – So last night I’m watching Duke throttle North Carolina and I ask myself: “Self, what is the biggest rivalry in sports?” Is it Duke/UNC? They certainly rank up there. The Cameron Crazies alone are worth the price of admission. Multiple national championships on both sides and a dust […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: AN OPEN LETTER TO THE WILPONS

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NEW YORK, NY – For those of you non-Mets fans out there, I’m sorry for this departure from sports-in-general to focus on our own personal Flushing-based nightmare, but this was long overdue. Besides, it’s February and my other options were a predictable rant about the pointless hype in the week leading up to the Super […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: ‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMATTS REDUX

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NEW YORK CITY – OK gang, this being my final holiday post of the season, I thought I’d revisit last year’s bastardized version of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas with an updated (as we have so many new names here this year) and even more half-assed effort. Hope you like it. If not, I hope […]

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BIG BROTHER AND THE NO FUN LEAGUE

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by Missy-Jill Dixie & Ed Diz (Missy and Ed happened to be at a biz conference together – no hanky-panky was involved. Allegedly.) SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – We were reading the USA Today – with its Pulitzer Prize-winning Weather Section – because it’s the only paper that this cheapo hotel we were in had. The […]

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