Tag: Wayne Gretzky

Emergency Makeover Monday: Groundhog Day for Miserable Mets Madness. Yogi, Frazeir, Wilmer, Wright

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FLUSHING, NY – If Yogi Berra were alive and had seen the Bill Murray classic with Punxsutawney Phil, he’d likely have a new iteration of his classic deja vu line re the Mets, “It’s Groundhog Day all over again.” Matt Harvey, Todd Frazier, Michael Conforto, Mickey Callaway… The faces change but team from Flushing is […]

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Sports Rain Man Rants: NFL Combine, Rangers Generation Never And Rangers Next Season

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – Once again I found motivation for today’s piece via the piece from the day before… and actually the piece from last Friday, too. These excellent posts helped me develop 3/4ths of my patent-pending formula for this week. The rest just took a wee bit of research and… BANG! Strap in […]

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NY Mets Mickey Mouse Management Plops Poop on Terry Collins, Fans

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FLUSHING, NY – The part of Queens that the team calls home says it all. Flushing. And the terlet (as the locals say) tank can’t fill up fast enough to flush the piling poop plopped down our collective stoop. The NY Mets have done it again. They gone and made what would have been a […]

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Cheesy Bruin’s 50 Year Sports Retrospective

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MARLBORO, NY– Today marks the first day of my 50th year on this earth and when you get to be this age you pretty much think you’ve seen it all if you’re a sports fan. Not that I consider myself a know-it-all, but a sports fan my age has witnessed some of the G.O.A.T. in […]

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Hate Expensive MLB Games? Cheesy Bruin Tells Minor League Hudson Valley Renegades Tale

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MARLBORO, NY – I’m far from a cheap sonofabitch, so let’s just say I’m frugal and quite happy living without a fancy lifestyle. There is an order of balance to my world; cheap beer is a favorite but I’ve also been known to plop down forty to fifty bucks on a good bourbon. There is […]

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Did New York Mets Leave Hearts with San Francisco or is Dynasty in Making?

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FLUSHING, NY – After going undercover as civilians Wednesday night, Short Matt, Tall Matt and Replacement Matt got to mingle with John & Joan Q. Fan at Citi Field, for the Mets vs San Francisco Giants MLB Wild Card (is it two words or one?) Game.  And after watching – and processing – the absolute […]

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My Bloody Black and Gold Valentines: Cheesy Bruin, Cupid and Boston Bruins

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BOSTON, MA – If there’s anybody who knows of love’s carnage, it’s the holder of scars from two unsuccessful marriages… like yours truly. While it may be appropriate to say Happy Valentine’s Day to a loved one today, I prefer a salute to My Bloody Valentines— thy first and last true love, the NHL’s Boston […]

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Leah Still, Biggest Hockey Crowd Ever, Bald Black NHL Fans, Alex Ovechkin

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“She is a living, breathing reminder that every day is a win, every moment a special triumph“- Martin Rogers, USA Today columnist. NEW YORK, NY – Apologies for being late today but today’s initially scheduled columnist, DJ Ebere, sent us a transmission last Thursday that he was out the door and on his way to […]

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The Ford Escape: Toronto Mayor, Incognito, Geno Smith, Wayne Gretzky

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NEW YORK, NY – For all I’m concerned, there are two types of people in the world: 1) People who do not understand the fascination with Major Rob Ford 2) People who love him. Of course I am one of the latter – and on the right side of history in doing so. Frankly, I […]

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LA Sports: Pujolos, Monkey Butt, Dodger Dog Or Magic Johnson?

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BURBANK, CA – Sorry folks, I know the Knicks staved off the inevitable last night, and the Rangers have a pivotal game five with the Stanley Caps tonight, while the Mets and Yanks are both a fairly uninspiring 15-13, though both have reasons for some optimism (Mets take a series from a tough D-bags team, […]

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