Tag: New York Islanders

As NY Teams Crumble, Even Flawed NY Sports Logos Suck!

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MARLBORO, NY – Outside of the New York Yankees, the sports scene in the Big Apple sucks, as you’ve been recently reminded by the staff here at MTM. In an effort to keep things fresh, today I’m examining something else that is lacking for our local sports teams past and present… bad logos. With all […]

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NY Rangers, NY Giants Fight Injury Bug, Jets Mail It In, Hot Stove Leftovers

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FLIN FLON, MANITOBA – I think I wrote a column when I didn’t necessarily have to which is worse than forgetting you got a colonoscopy last week and getting another one this week. But that’s life in Mattville and here are some nuggets for you to gnaw on re: NY Rangers, NY Giants Fight Injury Bug, […]

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Top 5 Sports Story Ever? Islanders Dynasty Secret: Softball Hero Glenn Ecklund

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HOLLYWOOD, CA – This year’s Uniondale New York Brooklyn Islanders of Nassau County had a magical run. But it came to an end last week and, as they say in sports, it’s time to hit the links.  If they want to build towards a new dynasty, however, they’d be wiser to look to their own […]

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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day: RX for Rangers, Yankees, Knicks, Nets, Mets, Giants, Isles, Nets

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ENGLISHTOWN, NJ – Yesterday was National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, where citizens are afforded an environmentally responsible way to dispose of various medicines at designated collection sites. For the New York sports fan, I’ll discuss what drugs should not have been thrown away in haste as a remedy for the ills facing their teams. New […]

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Dumb Baseball Rules Conspire Against NY

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That’s just dumb. What a waste of time. They’re professional – they should have to throw it over the plate.” –Mrs. Short Matt CRADLE OF LIBERTY, PA – We’re always looking for fresh perspectives on things in Mattville, and Mrs. Short Matt, who knows very little about sports, offers it in abundance. Last night she […]

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Islanders Win, Rangers Lose, The King & Eye

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NEW YORK, NY – The Stanley Cup Playoffs got under way Wednesday night, as the Rangers went to work in Pittsburgh without some key pieces. Ryan McDonagh is still out of the lineup after taking a puck off of his hand last week. This leaves the Rangers’ short on the blue line in a series […]

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Rangers Stumbling: Is Alain Vigneault The Reason?

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RALEIGH, NC – With just over a week to go in the NHL season, the Rangers are healthy and should be fine-tuning their play to make another deep playoff push. But last night’s capitulation in North Carolina shows how weak the underbelly of this team is. New York has not responded well in these gut-check […]

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The Ides of March Madness, Opening Day and NHL Playoffs

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ROME – “Beware the Ides of March,” a soothsayer warned Julius Caesar before his death at a Roman government meeting. Fast forward more than 2000 years and Donald Trump is trying to repeat history, ironically during March Madness, with some effort and lots of emotion. A seer, if taken seriously, could have altered the course […]

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Of Matt And Mets, Mike Moustakas, and Al Arbour

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Bronx, NY-Ignoring the five-hundred pound gorilla in the room is never successful but we here at MTM are giving it a try on a Sunday when yours truly aims to “help” with certain football advice. The change in reasoning is out of doing worse than the ’76 Bucs and ’08 Lions–or so it seems to me, […]

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Old Barn Dies, Miracle Mets, No Respect Nets, Bruce Jenner

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FARMINGDALE, NY – While we were waiting between periods for like Big Al Sternberg to find/conjure his venting alter ego Fake Sandy Alderson, we realized we better get our pens and protractors out and put something up when Godot showed up unannounced and said he’d wait with us for our MIA FSA. With that, let’s […]

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