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Jets, Yanks, Mets, Knicks, Rangers, Giants: NY Sports Scene Is A New York Infrastructure Mess

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MARLBORO, NY – Living sixty-five plus miles from the city and being “retired,” I don’t have to worry about commuting into and out of the infrastructure nightmare that is New York City. Coincidentally, the recent Big Apple rail woes are very similar to the plague cast upon area sports teams. With the help of a […]

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Meet The Matts And Sports Haiku

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MARLBORO, NY– We are an eclectic bunch here at Meet The Matts, with unique styles and viewpoints on all things sports. Today, in a somewhat negative vibe and as Junoir Blaber pontificated yesterday, I give you some Japanese poetry called Haiku as it relates to relevant sports items and some of the colorful folks on […]

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Born-Again Baseball Fan Now Mets Fan

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ROOSEVELT AVENUE, QUEENS, NY– It was a banner day at Citi Field Shea Park for the 2016 season’s home opener and if the first game is a harbinger of things to come, then the 81 home dates will be both fun and successful… in all together different ways. Friday marked my first game as a born-again […]

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Matts-trimony, Mets Blackout, and Yanks Rainout

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The Bronx, NY – I’m back for a second Friday in a row as Short Matt is off to Fire Island to get hitched. Good thing Kim Davis doesn’t work in New York. But congrats to Short Matt and his lovely bride. It was a weird sports night around these parts yesterday. We’ had our […]

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Summer Cold

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Convalescing-  I’m generally pretty healthy. Not mentally, of course. Total whackadoo. But physically speaking, I’m reasonably sound. One of those skinny guys who never gets sick. It’s okay, you can hate me for that. On the rare occasion I do come down with something, maybe once every two or three, years, it’s invariably during the […]

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MTM Hooky

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Elmont, Queens-  Today is MtM’s first ever Day at the Races. A gaggle of MtM staffers are, at this very moment, playing the ponies at Belmont Park. I have written this column in advance.  Here’s what I suspect will happen today. 10 AM: The day begins with Angry Ward and myself desperately seeking a ride […]

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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: Holiday’s On Ice… For Big Game Week

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NEW YORK, NY – Short Matt graciously offered me this week off so, of course, I politely declined. It’s not that I couldn’t use the break, it’s just that one life rule supersedes all others, and that rule is: Do the opposite of whatever Short Matt asks you to do. Besides, what kind of MTM correspondent would I be […]

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