Tag: New York Yankees

Angry Ward: Paul O’Neill, Detroit Lions, David Wright and Other Sports Stuff

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BRONX, NY – Last week I did what I could to convince you all to stop watching sports. But we all know, that is a losing battle. At its absolute best (which isn’t all that often, these days) sports elevates us above the human condition, and maybe even wins us some money. When it’s mediocre and […]

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Big Ben Whitney: Yankees Will Catch The Red Sox

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THE BOOGIE DOWN, NYC – The New York Yankees pulled within a mere two and half games of the Boston Red Sox on Sunday and things are looking up. Other than the one with the Chihuahua and garden gnome, this is Short Matt’s worst nightmare. As we come down the stretch, the Yanks are starting […]

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Brawling Bombers in Detroit as Mets Break – AGAIN – Cursed With Freak Injury

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NEW YORK, NY – It was an eventful afternoon at Comerica Park in Detroit yesterday. The Yankees and Tigers were wrapping up a three game set. The Bombers were looking to complete a sweep and get out of town. Instead the teams duked it out as the beanballs flew and the benches cleared three times. […]

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Gary Sanchez is Red Hot, Aaron Judge Strikeout Streak Ends and Kyrie Irving Gets Traded

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – Whether you love sports or hate sports (see Angry Ward), August is the month of great anticipation. College Football and the NFL are right around the corner and many fans can’t wait for the season to get started. Basketball and Hockey will soon follow suit, giving us on the MeetTheMatts more […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Don’t Watch Sports!

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BRONX, NY – I’m back from vacation. On Monday I stared right down the barrel of that solar eclipse, sans viewing specs, and was rewarded with super powers beyond my wildest dreams. For starters, I am now completely impervious to late-night texts from Short Matt asking me to edit someone’s column and telling me how much […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: One Ugly 2017 NY Jets Preview

PATH OF TOTALITY, USA – I hope you all enjoyed the solar eclipse. If you’re a fan of the NY Jets, I hope you recognized the opportunity to fry your eyes ahead of the season. Expectations are low as the Jets under/over number for wins is 4.5 and the under is the getting the action. […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: Anquan Boldin, New York Yankees, Danny Woodhead

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WILKES-BARRE, PA – I don’t know where to begin. Mainly because I’m still in shock after that Game of Thrones episode. Sunday is going to be an epic season finale. Oh, and how about Anquan Boldin retiring after just 12 days with the Buffalo Bills? Was it that bad? It’s not like it’s the New […]

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Ronan Nelson Saves NY Sports Fans with NHL & Washington Capitals? Check It Out

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WASHINGTON DC (by way of San Diego) — Hello Mattsville and MeetTheMatts.com fans! Welcome to some non-New York-related sports opinion writing – you’re welcome, Mets fans… I’m a regular on Rugby Wrap Up, so bear with me as I venture into this new arena of the sportsdom. With that, I want to talk hockey, specifically […]

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Chris Long Supports Jenkins, Stanton After Roger Marris, Lewd Sports Fans

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EL BARRIO, EL BRONX – It has been almost a month since I last graced these pages. I hope you have missed me as much as I missed you guys. Having become a regular pinch hitter, first bat of the bench if you will, it felt weird being unable speak with my fans. There has been […]

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Rivalry Week for the Yankees and What Ails Aroldis Chapman

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SPANISH HARLEM – Rivalry week is under way, at least that’s what they keep telling me on the YES Network. Last weekend it was the Hated Boston Red Sox, this week it continued with the New York Mets. Those in the city like to make the Subway Series more than it is and I’m sure each […]

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