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Big Ben Tuesday: Boston Sucks, NHL and NBA Finals Predictions

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STAMFORD, CT – Billy Buckner died on Monday at 69 of dementia. If you were treated like Buckner by the Boston fans and media, you might want to forget who you were, too. Sure, they “forgave” him and gave him the #StandingOvation in 2008, but we all know that never would have happened had the […]

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NHL Playoffs: NHL Conspiracy vs Boston Bruins?

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MARLBORO, NY – Losing sucks. It just does. Whenever involved in competitive endeavors, I want to win badly. Sometimes the other team is better than you on a given day and sometimes things just don’t bounce your way. At other times, on-field officials determine the outcome of a game and leave you perplexed and frustrated. […]

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Nagging Sports Questions by Cheesy Bruin: Vikings, Bruins, Olympics, Mets

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MARLBORO, NY – There’s only one more NFL game to bet on and for me to predict on your favorite sports website… but that comes next week. For today, you get to delve into what’s on my whiskey-addled brain relating to sports. What the H-E-Double Hockey Sticks happened to the Minnesota Vikings last week? They […]

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Canada vs Sweden: American Hockey Hate, Lundqvist and Price of Metal

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SOCHI, RUSSIA – Canada vs Sweden? Choosing who to root for in today’s Men’s Olympic Hockey Gold Medal Final is a tough one. It’s all about the medal, mettle and metal…. Regulars here on MTM know full well that my critical lens is always focused on the play – and nickname – of Sweden’s goaltender […]

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Stanley Cup of Cliches: When Your Team Loses

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The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat is how Jim McKay summarily described ABC’s Wide World of Sports coverage for all those years worth of events he covered for the network. So true is the introductory slogan in the life and death nature of the Stanley Cup playoffs. This past Monday night was […]

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NHL Playoffs: Bruins vs. Rangers, Courtesy of Randy Carlyle

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BOSTON, MA – Frequent visitors to MTM know of my affinity for ice hockey. And because I’m a hockey nut, I found a parallel between 1982 and 2013 – in NHL playoffs history. Moreover, on a day in which we lost renowned psychologist Dr. Joyce Brothers, the Toronto Maple Leafs, and more specifically head coach […]

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