Tag: Kobe Bryant

Random Thoughts: MLB, NFL, Allen Iverson and Patrick Ewing

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SPANISH HARLEM – I want to thank everyone on this site for their well wishes and to Short Matt for being patient with me through these trying times. You can take away everything I have been though and I would still find it difficult to give the readers something I’m proud at putting out. I […]

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MLB Covid 100, Derek Jeter Not Getting In Hall of Fame

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NEW YORK, NY – For those expecting to see an in-depth look at the Philadelphia Eagles draft haul (it was awful) here today, apologies. Big-time Iggles fan, Buddy Diaz, is dealing with the loss of a close friend and asked for a pinch-hitter. So, here I am, a virtual Dave Kingman, stepping into the box; […]

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Monday Morning QB: Basketball Hall of Fame Class, Kyle Walker and E-Sports

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – Hello. Happy Monday, sports fans. I don’t know about you but I am starting to run out of sports stuff to talk about to fill the space as the Covid-19 virus continues to destroy sports as we know it. Here is what I scrounaged up for a menu today: 2020 Basketball […]

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My Moment with Julio Gotay and Roberto Clemente

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SPANISH HARLEM – When I found out about Kobe Bryant, I was shocked. It scared me to think that you could be here one minute and the next you’re gone. It also got me thinking about other sports tragedies and today I will share with you a story that impacted my life. ROBERTO CLEMENTE Roberto […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Super Bowl Prediction

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Miami, FL: It’s hard to talk about anything in sports besides the Kobe tragedy, but that’s the last thing I want to talk about. Way too much for me to unpack. I don’t give him a pass for the incident in Colarado, but the clips of Kobe and Gianna were gut wrenching. Isn’t there a […]

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Monday Morning QB: Kobe and The Pro Bowl

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – Happy Monday! So my co-worker or fellow captive, Cheesy Bruin was sort of right. It is not I forgot, I just got bogged down with a crazy weekend and both kids with stomach flu.  There is really only two bits of news to discuss today. And they are…  Kobe and […]

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Mr. Met Fired, LeBron James And USA v Ghana

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EL BARRIO, EL BRONX – The problem when you are a pinch-hitter is you can’t call your own number. You have to sit in the dugout and wait until the Manager tells you that you are up. This is good because you don’t have the regular staff member stress, but sometime like this week, it […]

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Grinding Ax: Can the Knicks and Rangers Be Great Again? Dolan Trump Donald?

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LAKEWOOD, NJ – Perhaps our favorite Leprechaun, James Dolan, should swipe a page out of the Book of Trump.  Just like America, the New York Knickerbockers can be great again! Hey, some of the groundwork is already in place. With NO Mexicans currently in La Liga,  no wall would have to be constructed around Madison Square Garden.  That’s not to suggest […]

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Sports Mount Rushmore: Kobe Done, Peyton Gone, Big Papi to Follow

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“Please allow me to introduce myself. I’m a man of wealth and taste. I’ve been around for a long, long years…” PANIC CITY, NY – Who better to frame a year in which we’ve seen the retirements of several iconic players across Baseball, Football, and Basketball than the Rolling Stones? Some guys just know when […]

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Carmelo Anthony is a PIG; A Tale of Two Dolans

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SEARCHLIGHT, NV—You know how difficult it is to find wholesome, feel good stories when it comes to the athletes we so admire today?  I do. This is why, as the Upton Sinclair of MeetTheMatts, I am compelled to go into sports’ slaughterhouses and expose the heinous acts committed against humanity. Phil Jackson was hanging from a giant […]

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