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NFL QB Carousel, Ryan Fitzpatrick And March Madness

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EL BARRIO, EL BRONX – Back in the good ole Bronx. Buffalo was nice but I do love – or should I say – enjoy the madness of this city? And nothing says “madness” quite like your New York Jets. NFL QB Carousel: The first thing I can’t shake is this NFL QB merry go […]

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How March Madness Includes Obama, Putin, Virginia, Villanova, Gonzaga?

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FT. WORTH, TX – Sitting around at the venerable Campesi’s in the Fort the other night, eating pasta and watching Arkansas hold off an Aggie comeback in college hoops…yep, it’s that time of year again, March Madness time. Kind of fitting where we were at….old man Campesi started his restaurant back in the 50’s, when Eye-Talian […]

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Red Fish, Blue Fish: College Football, Paul Krugman and NY Times Trashing It

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Time for the Big Kahuna. THE Ohio State University against Oregon for all the marbles. The National College Football Championship. Reading the venerable NY Times over the past season, it seems that the fair denizens of Gotham City (or at least those who utilize The Times for their information) seem to think of college football […]

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Groundhog Day Forecasting: If A Rat Can Predict Future, So Can I

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PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA – It’s only appropriate that The Matts have me writing 2 weeks in a row when I’m only supposed to write every other week on Groundhog Day.  Its like de ja vu all over again.  In the world of minor holidays there is no day more ludicrous than Groundhog Day.  On this eh… […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: SAINTS PRESERVE US, BASEBALL IS BACK!

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Lima Time by Angry Ward NEW YORK, NY -With major league teams making their final roster tweaks and the start of the baseball season just around the corner, now seems like the perfect time to brush up on the finer points of the game. Now, before you start rolling eyes and blathering on about how […]

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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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ICE OR EYESORE

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“I used to have a wild time with 3 women until 5 a.m., but I am getting older. In the Olympic Village here, I will live it up with 5 women, but only until 3 a.m.” – Alberto Tomba 1960: Last time Team USA beat Canada by West Coast Craig HOLLAND HOUSE, OLYMPIC VILLAGE – […]

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HAPPY PRESIDENT’S DAY

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Tricky Dick avoids the gutter. by West Coast Craig White House Putting Green – Another holiday Monday; a three-day break celebrating February’s best sports weekend. There was a lot on the docket: An NBA All-Star game was watched by 70,000 people on a giant screen suspended over the little dots moving around that rectangle way […]

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GROTE'S GRIPES: STATE OF THE UNION

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Baseball’s Armageddon FLUSHING, NY – (3 minute applause) Good evening fellow Meet The Matts readers this is Jeff Wilpon and I’d like to welcome you to the State of the Union here at MTM (90 second applause). There are a lot of divisive issues we’d like to get to today. Some of you may agree […]

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I LOVE THE NFL

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By Rex O’Rourke NEW YORK, NY – Nothing but picks this week folks. I’m picking them all. My best three will appear in the last paragraph and count against my season total. The rest are just for fun. As George Carlin used to say, “My rules. I make ‘em up”. Now, take a knee and […]

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