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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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Sports Beer Talk: Phils Phlopping, Robbie Cano, Bryce Harper, Todd Frazier

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PHILTHYDELPHIA, PA – As The Boys of Summer set to sprint to the finish (not you, Robbie Cano), bolstered or inspired by an influx of interlopers/call-ups ready to take jobs away, three players stand out as instrumental in their respective team’s fate. And after a few dozen beers in the past [fill in a number] […]

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Super Bowl Trivia, Big Game Firsts To Make You Look Smart

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NEW YORK, NY – Sure, it snows here on Super Bowl weekend after the outdoor version! a Snow Bowl would have been something for us to get our arms around. Adding insult to injury (literally – we slipped on ice), was a texted photo from one-time MTM Pundit, the Philly Phanatic, at Super Bowl festivities […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Trading Mascot Fever For Pennant Fever

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NEW YORK, NY – We have hit the dog days of summer here at Meet The Matts, and many fans have to settle for Mascot Fever rather than Pennant Fever. The Mets were the originators of Mascot Fever with Mr. Met, while  the Yankees are one of four teams to not have an official mascot […]

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FAVORITE FAT ATHLETES

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PieÅ¡Å¥any, Slovakia – We’re here at the famous ancient spa, trying to get in shape and hoping to bump into former NHL star and current Bratislava resident, Ziggy Palffy. Ziggy, who does not play guitar, is very fit. In fact at 37, he was fit enough to represent his country in the Olympics and nearly […]

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TELL IT LIKE IT IS TUESDAY: PHIRST HALF OBSERVATIONS

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by Philly Phanactic INDEPENDENCE HALL, PA – Sorry for the late entry today but I just returned from a week-long vacation and my return phlight was delayed for hours (surprise, surprise), so I had to go straight to Citizens Bank Park to watch the streaking World Bleepin’ Champions. I didn’t get out of there until […]

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BREAKING NEWS-RING CEREMONY

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by Philview and The Phanatic Citizens Bank Park, PA – 2:20PM This is something that you New Yorkers have not been able to experience since last century, and for the Mets fans it’s been nearly a quarter century, but the World Bleepin Champions are getting their rings right now. Click Here to Watch the Ceremony

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TELL IT LIKE IT IS TUESDAY: WORLD BLEEPIN CHAMPIONS

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by Philview and The Phanatic PHILADELPHIA, PA – World Champions. World Bleepin’ Champions. That’s telling it like it is. It’s certainly not a position we’re familiar with down here. It’s a strange feeling; this euphoria. Very peculiar. And as a result, despite the domineering economic uncertainty that strangles our everyday thoughts like a warning from […]

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