Tag: sports comedy

Still A Mets Fan, After All This Mess

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FIRE ISLAND, NY – Early September, back in ’17… Oh wait, that’s now. Anyway, a happy last weekend of the summer and a tip of the hat to the spine of middle class of ‘Merica!….Happy Labor Day! Feeling balanced as a Met fan after this weekend.  In spite of the 40-man roster call up, I […]

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Calling All Gamblers: NFL Picks Rising And Falling. NFL Teams To Bet On

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MARLBORO, NY – Tomorrow is Labor Day and signals the unofficial end of summer; one in which we didn’t have the normal heat that comes with the season. In the sports world, the cool nights and crisp air ushers in the upcoming NFL season in four days and NHL pucks drop in a month. These […]

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Labor Day Weekend Ends Miserable Sports Summer, Starts NHL, MLB Playoffs, Kershaw Flop

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DENVER, CO – It’s Labor Day Weekend and that means summer is coming to a close.  Frankly, I can’t wait for it to be over… from a sports perspective.  For the past three months, the majority of the over-worked, underpaid, over-sauced MTM cohorts have been scrambling to put pen to paper with nothing more to […]

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Player Progression: What I would like to see from Carson Wentz and Kristaps Porzingis

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – I will refrain from talking about the Yankees today because I think Ben did a great job on Tuesday forecasting why he thinks the Yanks will take the American League East. It’s really a must read if you’re a Yankees fan so if you haven’t yet, please do check it out. […]

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Angry Ward: Paul O’Neill, Detroit Lions, David Wright and Other Sports Stuff

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BRONX, NY – Last week I did what I could to convince you all to stop watching sports. But we all know, that is a losing battle. At its absolute best (which isn’t all that often, these days) sports elevates us above the human condition, and maybe even wins us some money. When it’s mediocre and […]

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Big Ben Whitney: Yankees Will Catch The Red Sox

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THE BOOGIE DOWN, NYC – The New York Yankees pulled within a mere two and half games of the Boston Red Sox on Sunday and things are looking up. Other than the one with the Chihuahua and garden gnome, this is Short Matt’s worst nightmare. As we come down the stretch, the Yanks are starting […]

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Brawling Bombers in Detroit as Mets Break – AGAIN – Cursed With Freak Injury

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NEW YORK, NY – It was an eventful afternoon at Comerica Park in Detroit yesterday. The Yankees and Tigers were wrapping up a three game set. The Bombers were looking to complete a sweep and get out of town. Instead the teams duked it out as the beanballs flew and the benches cleared three times. […]

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Gary Sanchez is Red Hot, Aaron Judge Strikeout Streak Ends and Kyrie Irving Gets Traded

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – Whether you love sports or hate sports (see Angry Ward), August is the month of great anticipation. College Football and the NFL are right around the corner and many fans can’t wait for the season to get started. Basketball and Hockey will soon follow suit, giving us on the MeetTheMatts more […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Don’t Watch Sports!

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BRONX, NY – I’m back from vacation. On Monday I stared right down the barrel of that solar eclipse, sans viewing specs, and was rewarded with super powers beyond my wildest dreams. For starters, I am now completely impervious to late-night texts from Short Matt asking me to edit someone’s column and telling me how much […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: One Ugly 2017 NY Jets Preview

PATH OF TOTALITY, USA – I hope you all enjoyed the solar eclipse. If you’re a fan of the NY Jets, I hope you recognized the opportunity to fry your eyes ahead of the season. Expectations are low as the Jets under/over number for wins is 4.5 and the under is the getting the action. […]

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