Author Archive for Matt McCarthy

Matt McCarthy, is the MTM founder and consequently wears many hats: Director, Editor, Writer, Web guy and Podcaster... Also known as Short Matt, he's also a two-bit actor, voice-over pro, rugby, baseball and ice hockey player and likes hazelnut coffee with rice milk, while strolling in the sand, listening to foreign films... Matt also moonlights on MTM spin-off, RugbyWrapUp.com, often wearing a wig and glasses while butchering a Kiwi accent.

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Poison Ivy League, Funday With LJ, Sid Luckman, Miami Heat or… Cream?

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PRINCETON, NJ – When you are running a sports website of passionate sports pundits working “for the love of the game,” rising with the sun and turning the phone on can often be like a less macho version of Russian Roulette. You never know if the chamber is full until you rifle through texts/emails to […]

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Mike Trout Not Hooked, Mike Gundy Eats A Million Wieners, Trump Guilfoyle’d, Joey Chestnut

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CONEY ISLAND, NY – With the annual Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest creating a buzz for needy, sports-deprived suckers everywhere, there’s a lot to cover! Let’s get to today’s headline: Trout Not Hooked, Trump Guilfoyle’d, Gundy Eats A Million Wieners… Trout Not Hooked Ruh-roh. The Trout(s) are spawning and the papa is wiggling on […]

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MLB: Deja Flu All Over Again, Spike Covid Warms Up, Phony Phanatic

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“Just when I think I’m out, they suck me back in.”  NEW YORK, NY – Rumors have it, that’s what Al Pacino was overheard saying asthe shoot for his new sports movie, Any Given Saturday, was canceled in Florida. This was as per the spiking (sports jargon) #Covid19 numbers. And really, aren’t we all getting […]

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Major League Baseball Is Back!? Stars & Bars, Houston Has A Problem, Comeback Kid, College Rugby Draft

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NEW YORK, NY – There is a lot going on the the virtual and real sports worlds, receptively. Some good, some bad.  Let’s  have a looksie at those that caught this nut cake’s eye(s): Major League Baseball Is Back!? Stars & Bars, Houston Has A Problem, Comeback Kid MLB BACK IN SWING Okay, maybe I’m […]

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White Guys Can’t Jump, Nor Speak For Protestors. Drew Brees Tarnished.

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HELL’S KITCHEN, NYC – Earlier this week, yours truly put it out there that as per the protesting, white guys need to shut the flick up. And that means even the likes of a Drew Brees. Why? We don’t have a clue… even if we think we do. It’s like trying to understand what being […]

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Improbable Comebacks from Worst Sports Injuries, Lou Gehrig & GOAT

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MOUNT SINAI – No, we’re not hosting today’s exchange from what is more commonly known as Jabal Musa – the mountain in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. That’s the possible location of the biblical Mount Sinai, the place where Moses Malone received the Ten Commandments. Indeed, we are reporting [virtually] from the famed NYC hospital, as per […]

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NY Jets QB Controversy, Trout Hooks A Sucker, End Of Baseball

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NEW YORK, NY – So far the Memorial Day Weekend is off to a sluggish, damp start here in NYC. For our local fans, that could mean sitting in a beach-side parking lot waiting/hoping for the weather to lift. You’re out there now because NY beaches will only allow 50% capacity. It also means you’re […]

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Sports Mash Unit: Teams That Won Without Injured Stars

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COVID CENTRAL, NYC – As we continue to navigate this hazy, blurred maze of The Covid Zone, our staff has taken turns on the DL IL in unprecedented fashion… and not because of the Coronavirus. Buddy Diaz rightfully needed a spot starter when he lost a friend. Our resident tough guy, Cheesy Bruin, missed a […]

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Best MLB News Ever? Alex Rodriguez, Pox On Queens Tim Tebow, Masked Singer

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NOTE: Our man Cheesy Bruin got some less-than-stellar news on the health front. Let’s raise our glasses to his full and speedy return to the proverbial rotation. CORONA, NY – No, this is not where the #Coronavirus originated. It is, however, where a pox on the borough of Queens and Mets fans everywhere was about […]

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The Chinese Save The World?! Or Is It Korean Baseball

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Happy days are here again The skies above are clear again So let’s sing a song of cheer again Happy days are here again NEW YORK, NY – As the song says, Happy Days are here again! The crack of the bat. The balls smacking the leather [ahem]. The line drives and strikeouts and diving […]

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