Tag: Subway Series

Big Ben Tuesday: Five Things for Mets’ Fans to do in August

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QUEENS, NY: There’s been a lot of winching in recent days about the difficulty of writing about sports in August. It’s understandable, as much of the complaining is coming from New York Mets’ fans. It’s been a while since the Mets have had meaningful games in October. Or August. And most of them are Jets […]

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B-Dubs Pinch Hits and Babble re Aaron Rodgers, Yanks, Mets Olivia Munn

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WESTCHESTER, NY – When they (the brass) need a pinch hitter for Mr. Friday, aka Different Matt, they call in B-Dubs. Different Matt misses so much work, I’m wondering if he’s on the Mets. Seriously, what is going on with the medical staff on that team? Duda’s out for the year now, Cespedes golfs hurt […]

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Video Vault: Mets Celebrity Trivia Challenge: Jim Breuer, Gary Dell’Abate vs Our Guy

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  NEW YORK, NY – Two of our favorite fellow Mets fans, comedian James E. Breuer (Jim Breuer) and Howard Stern Producer/personality Gary Patrick Angelo Dell’Abate (Baba Booey), were kind enough to take the stage with our Short Matt (Matt McCarthy… who?) in Mets Celebrity Trivia Challenge. Four things were abundantly clear: 1) Jim and […]

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Rangers, Subway Series, Philadelphia Eagless, Lil Hans and Frantz

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EL BARRIO, DE BRONX – Thankfully, Saturday is here. Another busy week is in the books but luckily I found enough time to focus on all things relating to sports – courtesy of my social media feed on Twitter as @Junoirblaber. Follow me; I dare you… Anyway let’s today we’ll look at the New York Rangers, […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Can the Mets Salvage Their Season & Other Musings

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NEW YORK, NY – The New York Mets are on a torrid three-game winning streak, taking the first two games of the latest (*yawn*) Subway Series from the Yanks. Last night their ace, Matt Harvey, got another no-decision in the Metsies’ improbable comeback win against Mariano Rivera.  And three nights ago, Ike Davis actually got […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: Chasing The Dream Or Rooting For A Loser?

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NEW YORK, NY – Not only is yours truly Chasing The Dream but I am following West Coast Craig’s stellar performance yesterday with this pinch-hit appearance. What dream am I chasing you ask? Fair question… I am chasing the feeling that every sports fan longs for: Knowing that your team is the best in its […]

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There Was Also Baseball This Weekend

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Hollywood–My wife DVRed a baseball movie for the kids last night, Rookie of the Year, a movie released in Hollywood’s second golden era of baseball movies, 1993-94 (the first golden era has to be 1988-89, with Bull Durham, Eight Men Out, Field of Dreams, and Major League). No less than six baseball themed movies came […]

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Eight Men Out… And a Lady: Our Staff Goes To The Track

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ELMONT, NY – Vince Lombardi’s famous quote/turned cliche, “Winning isn’t every thing, it’s the only thing,” was put to the test yesterday at beautiful Belmont Park under equally pretty skies. Sometimes, it isn’t whether you win or lose a game – as the Mets fell to the Yankees – or which side you root for, […]

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Cookie’s “Hot” Corner: Sports Babe On Volleyball Butts, Mets vs Yanks, LeBron, Joe Mauer and Abe Lincoln

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BELMONT, NY – It’s hotter than the Devil’s taint here in the Northeast and I’m totally COOL with it!  I’m always game to wear some tank tops and shorts, and what better excuse to open a cold-frosty one, run your tongue along a salted margarita glass, or just pound some vodka rocks.  Tomorrow should break […]

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BOSTON 101: ONE BIG HAPPY…

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by Jillian Brooks BOSTON, MA – Quick, ten years ago today the cover of Sports Illustrated had what headline? Time’s up. Here it is: “Why The Red Sox Will Win The World Series.” In hindsight it was laughable for a number of reasons, the most obvious of which was the cover photo choice: A sleeveless […]

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