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Baseball Mom’s Legacy: From Pavarotti and Domingo to Joltin’ Joe, The Splinter and David Wright

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NOTE: The outpouring of support, particularly from the Meet The Matts team, has had this hardened sports gumshoe reduced to a teary-eyed mess… more than once. Wilmer Flores, eat your heart out. GORTEENAVEELA, CO. GALWAY – Mom’s parents, Nanny and Poppy, were from tiny towns in Ireland. Her dad, Bernie McGuirk (not the Imus pal) […]

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The Time is Wright for David, Yanks Try to Hold On

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NEW YORK, NY – Career Met David Wright will suit up again for the Amazin’s and take the field for the last time against the Marlins on September 29th. Wright hasn’t played since May of 2016, as he’s battled back and neck injuries. It was a losing battle for the Mets’ captain and fan favorite. […]

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Different Matt on: NFL Giants Regrets, MLB AL Playoffs, Yankees Bullpen

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s unbearably hot here in the New York area and it seems like autumn is a long ways away, but football is back. We’re less than a week away from the start of the NFL regular season. The New York Football Giants should underwhelm this year. As Buddy Diaz pointed out […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Getting Personal About Mets, Jets, Eagles and Horse Racing

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL – Lately, writing for this site has felt a lot like screaming down a long empty hallway. I think I could accomplish the same thing by firing off personal messages to those that MIGHT still be listening, That’s actually not a bad idea. Here goes. TO: Junoir Blaber Guy, now is the […]

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Big Ben Whitney: Trump University vs LeBron High, the Trumpster fires Insults at LeBron, Don Lemon

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Akron, OH – If you stopped by to see me admit some hard truths about the Yankees, well, I’m sorry to disappoint. I’m not ready. Instead, I am riveted by the clown in the white house, who spent another Friday night mean girl Tweeting. LeBron James was on the business end this time, as the […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Oakland A’s, Clancy Strays, and the Daily News in Distress

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HIGHLANDS, NC – I’m on vacation in the middle of nowhere. Almost no cell service, limited WiFi access, basically a Millennial’s nightmare. I’m not even all that sure what’s going on in sports. Has anyone on the Mets contracted Bubonic Plague? What’s Trump’s latest lame effort to deflect attention from the fact that Russia owns his […]

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Subway Series Report: Mets Fans Are Cheap As Management

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MARLBORO, NY – Yesterday I spent the afternoon at 161st Street and River Avenue in the Bronx; home to the New York Yankees. It was my first ever “Subway Series” interleague game between the New York Mets and the reviled Yankees. It was, for lack of a better word, amazing, at what I walked away […]

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Why Watch The Mets? deGrom, Nimmo, Historic Folly

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MARLBORO, NY – Soccer’s World Cup champion will be determined today and the tournament has been a good diversion to New York Mets fans. It really is too bad that there aren’t more sports options to steer us clear of the depressing baseball the Blue & Orange subject their fans. Why I still watch these […]

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Rain Man Rants: LeSean McCoy, Lakers, Lebron and World Cup Wonders

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – It is another late night work night at the MTM office. It wasn’t about a text from Management this time, I just got busy and tired. But I am fresh as a daisy to type this out for you, my dedicated fans.  I knew the Song of the week and […]

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Charles Oakley, LeSean McCoy, Jacob deGrom In Hell

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NEW YORK, NY – Sorry for being tardy today with the our headline post; Different Matt has been out gallivanting again and is MIA. In his words, “Oh sh!t, I forgot!” But no worries, Mop-Up Matt is here to entertain and provoke thought. Well, he’s also got Charles Oakley, LeSean McCoy and Jacob deGrom to […]

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