Tag: Notre Dame

Ruck em, Ruck em… That’s Our Custom. All Blacks, Horny Toads and College Picks

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FORT WORTH, TX – An old rugby teammate of mine, Big C out of Pittsburgh, used to play Defensive Tackle for the Mountaineers of West Virginny back in his college days. At the end of their games they would sing the fight song and then shout out “ruck em’ ruck em, that’s our custom.” Cept’ […]

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NFL Instant Replay-Zebra Friend or Foe!

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TALLAHASSEE, FL – “I’ve been wasting my time, I am losing my mind” as the song goes. Ironically these lyrics from the 1983 release “Tell Me What You Want” were from a band named Zebra and may have foreshadowed some troubled times ahead for the black & white. Zebras again were front and center this […]

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The BEST Mock NFL Draft You’ll Find on the Internet

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BOSTON, MA – Tomorrow night is the NFL Draft… You don’t need to subscribe as an ESPN Insider, go on Bleacher Report, or NFL.com to find a great mock draft. You don’t have to listen to Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay, or Mike Mayock. You can stay right here on MTM to find the Best […]

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Thin Air, Clyde Frazier, Tiger & Lindsay Vonn

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DENVER, CO – I am so high right now it’s ridiculous.  In fact I am mile high.  That’s right.  Yours truly is in Denver, Colorado this week.  Denver doesn’t make any sense to me.  Out here the snow melt magically turns into something even more tasteless than water; Coors Light. Evidently, in addition to that […]

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Cookie’s Corner: Tough Love For Celebs; Lance, Manti, Beyonce, Ashton

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“Oprah is still fat and Lance is still a liar.” – Cookie (aka) The Lynching Latina FROZEN TUNDRA, CT – Another week gone and another year off my life listening to my compadres in the Northeast bitch about how cold it is. It’s winter. If it’s as cold as a witch’s t*t and it’s NOT […]

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Manti Te’o A-Go-Go: Manti Ain’t Sandusky

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SOUTH BEND, IN – I have something in common with Manti Te’O. I also had a girlfriend I met on the Internet. By the time it was over, I kinda wished one of us was dead. Here’s to you, Miss Louisiana. Reading about the whole Te’o girlfriend situation reminded me that if you move the […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Notre Dame v Alabama, Blow By Blow[out]

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MIAMI, FL – Last night’s game between the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame and the Crimson Tide of Alabama was one of the most anticipated college football games I can recall.  I spent the past two and a half weeks at my father-in-law’s house, who graduated from Notre Dame in ’58, so that probably added […]

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Alabama v Notre Dame; Much More Than Bible-Banger v Touchdown Jesus

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FORT WORTH, TX – I just love that commercial on ESPN, the one where everyone down in Bama ends their sentence with “Roll Tide” including after some guy’s funeral eulogy. Because, for those of you who have never been to the Heart of Dixie, that is the actual state of affairs down there. “I’ll have […]

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2013 Sucks: No Hockey, Giants or Jets

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NEW YORK, NY – I hope everyone’s New Year’s resolutions are still going strong. Mine are shot to sh*t already. And hopes of a resolution to the NHL “labor dispute” are fading. Another two weeks have sped by since my last column and another two weeks have motored on without hockey. It looks like the […]

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SEC Haters, BCS Championship Picture & 5 Can’t Miss College Football Picks

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FORT WORTH, TX – In New England High School football, my boys from Torrington won the annual Thanksgiving Game. The TCU Horned Frogs put the defensive clamps down on the Longhorns Turkey Day Night. So what could possibly bum yours truly out? The SE friggin’ C… Just two weeks ago, Johnny Football led the Aggies to […]

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