Tag: Rich Perlongo

Hockey Pucks, Don Rickles, Brad Marchand, NHL Playoffs, Women’s Ice Hockey

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MARLBORO, NY – This week we lost one of comedy’s most colorful characters in Don Rickles. You knew you were an entertainment icon if this guy roasted you with unparalleled insults. I remember some of these roasts and his many appearances on all the late-night talk shows but affectionately recall watching him in the short-lived […]

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MTM Sunday Hockey Edition: Jaromir Jagr, Enforcers, NHL PLayoffs

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MARLBORO, NY – With the uneventful first few days of March Mildness lingering like the flatulence from eating too much corned beef and cabbage on St. Paddy’s Day, I’m here to follow up on Different Matt’s Friday hockey column. Granted, he and I are probably the only one’s who care about hockey enough to write […]

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Cheesy Bruin’s Tribute to Lynn: How My Big Sister Got Me Hooked On Sports… and Winning

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MARLBORO, NY – As a younger sibling, one learns a lot by watching a brother and/or sister during athletic endeavors. I was lucky. I had both. I was willingly in tow whenever Joe (nine years my senior) and Lynn (five years older) had a baseball, basketball, volleyball or softball game. I also watched many a […]

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Fatso Hits A Homer, Boy George Kentucky Derby Queen, Couch Potato Sports

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BRONX, NY– I’m dog-sitting on yet another overcast/rainy Seattle-like Saturday. It’s just me, my dog Biscuit and the vociferous Griffey for an extended weekend. I’ve really got to teach Angry Ward’s dog Griffey (yep, that Griffey) how to “drop a deuce” in the rain in quicker fashion than he does now. It’s almost as if […]

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New Video: Cancer Survivor Forgives Baseball, Ends Exile: Mets or Yanks?

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s not often that an often cold and calculating corporation gets a second chance with a disillusioned and disappointed customer. But Major League Baseball can thank it’s lucky stars today, as a kid whose heart was broken by the 1981 MLB strike, just a short time before he’d find himself in […]

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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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