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October 1, 2:00 PM ET
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Matt Wong
  (2:00 PM)

Whats up people of the Nation! Happy October.

Matt Wong
  (2:03 PM)

In honor of October, we can talk baseball or things spooky like Dennis Rodman in a baby blue Nuggets uniform. or whatever else y'all want

Liam (Boston)

Does saying you are an editor at Page2 help you pick up women?

Matt Wong
  (2:04 PM)

unfortunately, no.

Bryan (NY, NY)

Which 2 teams do you see advancing to the World Series and why?

Matt Wong
  (2:05 PM)

i'm going with the yanks and the 'stros

Matt Wong
  (2:06 PM)

was thinking it'd be yanks 2002 all over again, but they got it this year. plus johan santana's overrated, pedro's done and the al west champ will be spent

rob (atl)

Hey Matt, can you believe its October already? With the Yankees clinching their 7th straight division title and the Braves clinching their record 13th straight do you think their will ever be two teams that were more dominating during the regular season in any pro sport?

Matt Wong
  (2:07 PM)

only in baseball as long as there's no salary cap

JB (S'port, LA)

Why do you say Santana is overrated?

Drew (New Lexington, OH)

Santana is overrated?? How do you figure that?

Matt Wong
  (2:08 PM)

he's not proven in the post season. throw those stats out the window come sunday.

Mitch (Jersey)

If we're talking baseball, let me just clarify one thing...the Cubs are not yet out of the race. There's been no billy goat, no black cat nor a Steve Bartman, yet. So look for the Cubs to go into the last game of the season tied for the lead and another curse will then ultimately beset them from the playoffs....no way they're going out of the post season just yet.

Israel (Austin TX)

Please enter your question.With a depleted pitching staff, I just dont think the Yankees can make it to the World Series. Although the they seem to have the Red Sox number, I believe this is the year Manny and the boys strike gold.

Matt Wong
  (2:09 PM)

red sox can't stop the yanks w/o pedro and a good fastball

Matt Wong
  (2:10 PM)

gotta love you cubbie fans. i'm rootin for y'all, but it's cleemens and the stros

Brian (Knoxville,TN)

All I have to say is STL all the way....who cares if they got swept by the Astros...don't matter..that was probably good for them...

Matt Wong
  (2:11 PM)

st. louis is gonna pull a yankees 2002. dominant regular season. out in the first round

Kevin (Boston)

I think that Ichiro breaking Sisler's record is overrated! I feel if his team haden't been out of contention for the past 2 months he would have been concentrating more on the pennant race rather than getting hits, I feel they are cheap hits because he can be selfish and concentrate solely on the record. How do you feel about this?

Matt Wong
  (2:12 PM)

how is that overrated? you ever been up against a major league heater? no hit in the majors is a given.

Marcus (( Coffeyville) )

you are so wrong it's just not funny

Matt Wong
  (2:12 PM)

nah man, i'm Wong! figured i should be the first one to play off that. where did i go wrong Marcus?

Phil (Cincinnati)

You keep your team in the race by getting hits.

Drew (New Lexington, OH)

What about the Giants? No one think they could be a threat?

Marcus (( Coffeyville) )

STL will never get props

Bryan (NY)

What's up with Javier Vazquez? Is he not cut out for NY pressure?

Matt Wong
  (2:13 PM)

yeah, vazquez is an enigma... maybe the second-coming of jeff weaver. i say he turns it around...

Darin (Albuquerque,NM)

I aggree with you about the Astros. It's not always the best team that wins it all, it's usualy the hottest team and no one has been hotter than the stros.

rob (atl)

One Problem Mitch Ole Pal. THE ATLANTA BRAVES! And Chipper looking for RBI #100!

Shawn (Sioux Falls)

Santana is overrated?? No way...You are overrated!

Matt Wong
  (2:14 PM)

you got the second one right

Steve (Ithaca)

Kevin, you say that as if getting hits is counter-productive to chasing the pennant. It's not like he normally takes a lot of walks and is changing his game. Am I missing something?

PaulieP (Tempe)

How is getting hits selfish? Don't hits help the team?

jonathan (Buffalo)

So how do you get to be Page 2 Editor, that seems pretty impressive to me

Matt Wong
  (2:16 PM)

i'd like to say it's my skills and tremendous knowledge and unbelievable personality, but well i got lucky

Jason (Pearl River)

No love for the Cubbies? I wouldn't want to face that picthing lineup in October.....

Matt Wong
  (2:17 PM)

the cubs have been as stinky as alou's hands

Lee (Birmingham)

Maybe the last game of the season when Chicago is tied, Sosa will go after a routine fly ball and accidentally walk underneath a ladder?

Matt Wong
  (2:17 PM)

c'mon guys, you don't really believe in curses do you?

Matt Wong
  (2:18 PM)

i got to play ray lewis in madden 2005 and he convinced me that curses don't exist.

Drew (New Lexington, OH)

I told these girls the story about alou's hands, they freaked out.

Matt Wong
  (2:18 PM)

they would... but hey, they got cooties

Jason (NY)

If you had to pick one pitcher to win game 7 of the World Series, who do you go with?

Matt Wong
  (2:19 PM)

josh beckett. dude's tuff is nasty. i'm a believer. but as of the ocntending teams...schilling

Karen (NYC)

What do you think about the Expos' move to D.C.?

Matt Wong
  (2:20 PM)

baseball is an American pastime, so i like it. although i feel for those two Montreal fans.

Marcus (Coffeyville)

finally you get something right

Matt Wong
  (2:21 PM)

thanks. i did?

Bryan (NY)

mlb mvp - sheffield or manny?

Matt Wong
  (2:21 PM)

manny. i love sheff... but manny's sick. and he's best friends with enrique wilson. and i'm a big enrique fan! (not the singer)

Cayne (Federal Way, WA)

Wong, why so much baseball chat? I'm no longer a fan of the MLB in this asterisk era of rampant 'roid use. It's football time baby!!!

Matt Wong
  (2:22 PM)

aight, let's do football. figured, october was in the air... and we should honor baseball.

Cayne (Federal Way, WA)

Rodman in Denver? What's that comment about Wong? It's not going to happen. I'd lose all respect for Kiki as GM if he goes after this obvious marketing ploy.

Matt Wong
  (2:23 PM)

he's just been working out with them. he's done. it's sad. these athletes and their egos, huh?

Bryan (NY)

why are we chatting with you anyway?

Matt Wong
  (2:23 PM)

because everybody else is on vacation and espn is all about diversity!

Roger Clemons (Houston)

Beckett and then Schilling over me?!?

Matt Wong
  (2:24 PM)

sorry roger, sometimes you're unreliable.

Matt Wong
  (2:24 PM)

whats up, we doing football or what? hwere's the questions at

Tyler (San Fran)

I think Matt's Wong, Manny will win not Chef!

Matt Wong
  (2:25 PM)

very nice usage of my name. always good for a laugh. i never get Tylered of it

Marcus (Coffeyville)

I don't want rodman influencing mello

Matt Wong
  (2:25 PM)

man, melo's already a bad seed. you see him pouting in greece?

Matthew (South Florida)

Hey Matt, do u see the dolphins bouncing back against the Jets..?

Matt (Kansas City)

Mark it down. The Chiefs will win Monday.

Phil (Cincinnati)

Can the Eagles make it to the Super Bowl?

jonathan (Buffalo)

So Matt, answer me this. What does Dan Shanoff do after 10am, it seems like he has an easy job

Matt Wong
  (2:26 PM)

dan shanoff is the hardest working man in the biz. man, i don't know... i have my own life. i think

Matt Wong
  (2:27 PM)

chiefs will go 0-4, eagles can make it to the super bowl

Matt Wong
  (2:27 PM)

i'm not a big TO fan, but he's pretty special. no Randy Moss, but he's special

Liam (Boston)

Eagles will lose to the Skins in the NFC Championship Game. You heard it here first!!

Tyler (San Fran)

At least you can admit your Wong.

Matt Wong
  (2:28 PM)

i'm humble... and overrated

Marcus (Coffeyville)

Cheifs are the worst team in football, they don't help themselves in the off season

Phil (Cincinnati)

I'd love to see an Eagles v. Colts Super Bowl.

Matt Wong
  (2:28 PM)

eagles would killl the colts... it'd be an ugly superbowl. colts can't play d

Jay (NY)

huh?? you just said the Chief will win on Monday, so how are they going to end up 0-4?!?

Matt Wong
  (2:29 PM)

when did i say the chiefs would win?

Phil (Cincinnati)

That's where you're Wong. TO is better than Moss. He's not as much a head case either.

Matt Wong
  (2:30 PM)

i agree to disagree. but moss has changed the game from the wideout position! that's ridiculous... that's only done in the backyard or the street

charles (Wellington fl)

Moss has gotten better. Reletive silence from ever since he ran over a cop

Will (Albuquerque)

i think some of these people can type but cant read...odd isn't it

Matt Wong
  (2:31 PM)

not odd at all Will, we welcome all to the Nation

PaulieP (Tempe)

Aren't all these people clever? Wong instead of Wrong. Sheer genius.

Matt Wong
  (2:32 PM)

genius and odd... the Nation salutes you.

Chris (St. Paul)

Forget football and baseball, when is page 2 going to have another poll or something with Jenny Finch, Maria Sharapova, Serena, et al...how about a bracket for them versus entertainers.

Matt Wong
  (2:32 PM)

ha. in time chris. in time.

Patrick J (Cleveland)

Basketball season is almost upon us! Any prognosticators out there?

Matt Wong
  (2:33 PM)

how can you think of basketball at a time like this chris. i'm a huge NBA guy... but it's October!

Matt Wong
  (2:33 PM)

let's focus our priorities here.

Will (Albuquerque)

you should come up with a list of the worst puns made with your name... i submit the following "everybody WONG Chung tonight"

Matt Wong
  (2:34 PM)

sadly, that one won't make it. you can do better than that Will

Matt Wong
  (2:35 PM)

any way speaking of funny names.... how about those Kardiac Kats

Kirk (St. Louis)

The Rams will win only 4 games this year. Call it teh Curse of Kurt.

Matt Wong
  (2:35 PM)

Kurt Warner's bringing the Giants to teh playoffs

Matt Wong
  (2:36 PM)

how you guys doing in your death pools?

Kotasone Nomichith (Lowell, Ma)

The Rams have no curses. They just have a terrible coach.

J (LA)

Matt, ever get offended?

Matt Wong
  (2:37 PM)

nah, it's not racist or nothing. it'd be the same if i made a pun if somebody's name was Green or Black

Jay (NY)

what's up with Mike Martz never running the ball?

Matt Wong
  (2:37 PM)

ask Marshall

Patrick J (Cleveland)

WHAT!?!?!?!? Just because the Giants beat the Browns does NOT mean they're going to the playoffs. I've been watching the Browns since the womb, and I know a bad Browns team when I see one, and this is one hell of a bad team.

Matt Wong
  (2:37 PM)

how was the view in the womb Patrick?

Pat (Portland)

What the hell is up with not saying anything about the seahawks that are going to the big game

Matt Wong
  (2:38 PM)

my bad pat... let's give the seahawks some love. how about that brian bosworth?

Patrick J (Cleveland)

Better than it is right now

Matt Wong
  (2:39 PM)

dang, they're not that bad. at least they don't have tim couch no more

Matt Wong
  (2:39 PM)

talk about a sad story.. courtney brown, no 1 pick in 2000. i saw him play in penn state and he was dominant

Ryan (Muskegon)

THIS SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

Matt Wong
  (2:40 PM)

what does? me?

Pat (Portland)

how about that shawn alexander miss wong

Matt Wong
  (2:40 PM)

c'mon now pat, let's play nice and don't go all bosworth on me

Bryan (NY)

since you mentioned penn state - will they ever be dominant again?

Matt Wong
  (2:41 PM)

let's not talk about this. it hurts too deep

James (Philly)

Should eagles fan's be worried about Donny Mac trying to impersonate michael jackson? Last year it was the leg kick, now the moonwalk.

Matt Wong
  (2:42 PM)

eagle fans should worry about todd pinkston

Jay (NY)

Hey i think i went to a game last year with a couple of my buddies and saw one of the only 3 games they won. Beat Indiana.

Matt Wong
  (2:42 PM)

yeah, jay, i'm sure it was a blast...

rob (atl)

Ahh so it comes out! A Penn State Alum. Did you party with Kerry Collins?

Matt Wong
  (2:43 PM)

c'mon now, i'm a page 2 editor... i don't hang with second-string qbs

Pat (Portland)

Just funny that there are no teams in the northwest that get noticed other then the mariners whats up with that i mean the oregon ducks should have been playing in the bcs not nebraska

Matt Wong
  (2:43 PM)

fly me out there pat so i can see what real sports islike

Phil (Cincinnati)

Me and 10 other guys in this discussion can beat Indiana.

Phil (Cincinnati)

KiJana Carter?

Matt Wong
  (2:44 PM)

you must feel my pain being from cincy

Paul (St. Paul)

I'm in Phil. Need a RB.

Brian (Orlando)

Pick me, Pick me!

PaulieP (Tempe)

What is it that Page 2 has against the Boz? He was a good player until the injury, and a pretty good business man too (selling t-shirts ripping on himself outside of Mile High)

Matt Wong
  (2:45 PM)

nothing against the boz.... just an easy target. it's the hair. you nkow Page 2's all about the hair

Darin (Albuquerque,NM)

Do editors acualy write articles or just edit someone elses?

Matt Wong
  (2:46 PM)

both. some editors just edit. some write, too. whatever floats their boat

Phil (happy valley)

Hey. I just googled you and it says you were a women's volleyball reporter at PSU. how did that work out for you?

Matt Wong
  (2:46 PM)

yeah, then i was supposed to cover big 10 basketball but my editor played me, but we won't get into that

J (LA)

When was the last time you weren't sarcastic? Do you even remember?

Matt Wong
  (2:47 PM)

sorry man, been a long morning and yesterday i stepped in dog poop.... which is why i'm moving out to the northwest where they curb their dogs

J (NY)

Hey, only 14 minutes left

Matt Wong
  (2:48 PM)

i know i will be missed

Bill (Buffalo)

Is there a delay here? What happened to my question?

Matt Wong
  (2:48 PM)

what question?

J (LA)

You are hilarious!

Pete (Houston)

are you sure your allowed to say dog poop on this site?

Matt Wong
  (2:49 PM)

let's hope so. you'll know if you never see me here again.

Phil (Cincinnati)

Covering big 10 basketball is probably as interesting as covering big 10 volleyball these days.

Matt Wong
  (2:49 PM)

yeah, it's not the glory days like it used to be.

Bill (Buffalo)

What do you think obout Blodsoe?

Matt Wong
  (2:50 PM)

bledsoe needs a line. ain't his fault. the pats are gonna kill him

D.J. (Omaha)

This is pretty weak. Bring Randy Mueller on early.

Matt Wong
  (2:50 PM)

in time DJ. in time...

Scott (Detroit)

What's the meaning of life?

Matt Wong
  (2:51 PM)

wouldn't i like to know... seeing the Yanks dominate the Red Sox?

Matt Wong
  (2:52 PM)

i'd say it has to do something with God, but we cna't get into that

Marcus (Coffeyville)

Sports is the meaning of life

jonathan (Buffalo)

Um matt did you hear about the new Drew Bledsoe bobblehead, you stand him up and 4 seconds later he's on the ground.

Bill (Buffalo)

Yes but he needs to make faster decisions under the blitz.

Matt Wong
  (2:53 PM)

at least the bills will make a competitve game week in and week out with their d

Michael Vick (Atl)

Who's better: Me, McNabb, or Culpepper?

Matt Wong
  (2:53 PM)

you mike.

Matt Wong
  (2:53 PM)

i've seen vick in person... that dude is a monster. played a video game with him, his hand-eye coordination is sick

Mark (nashville)

i'd take vick anyday

Phil (Cincinnati)

Aaron Brooks

Scott (Detroit)

McNabb

Mark (nashville)

talk about a bunch of non sports jibberish, dont give your day job

Matt Wong
  (2:54 PM)

i'd be stupid to, you're right

John Kerry (Cambridge)

How did you think I did last night? I think I rocked Bush.

Matt Wong
  (2:55 PM)

you're from boston, so i'd give you the thumbs down senator

Matt Wong
  (2:55 PM)

let's finish this chat strong fellas and give love to october baseball

Matt Wong
  (2:55 PM)

let's finish this chat strong fellas and give love to october baseball

Dan (Houton)

are the giants or astros going to win the wild card?

Matt Wong
  (2:56 PM)

giants are done with la astros against rockies in houston. 'stros are in

Mark (nashville)

they still playing baseball?

Matt Wong
  (2:57 PM)

a poor joke nashville. never mess with the baseball gods

PaulieP (Tempe)

Any chance at all for my Cubbies?

Matt Wong
  (2:57 PM)

nope. stick Dusty's toothpick in em

rob (atl)

Dadadadadadadadada Yankees Win! Yankees Win! Yankees Win!

Matt Wong
  (2:57 PM)

as much as i love the yanks, i hate that call!

Marcus (Coffeyville)

Baseball is still king of pastime

Matt Wong
  (2:58 PM)

amen. but not the meaning of life, of course!

Chris (St. Paul)

I personally hope that that the Dodgers take care of business and the Cubs or Astros go, so the reporters can stop the Barry love train..any thoughts?

rob (atl)

Yankees vs. Braves! Yankees in 6. Dare I saw 1998 all over! Matt, your cool. Its just FRIDAY!

Lee (Birmingham)

I picked A's vs Astros at the beginning of the season, so i'm sticking with them. A's win it, Hudson is MVP

Harry (Tulsa)

Angels had the monkey, Boston had "cowboy up" what's next?

Matt Wong
  (2:58 PM)

Randy Mueller and football!

Matt Wong
  (3:00 PM)

hey guys, it's been cool spending the first of October with y'all talking baseball, blue unis and the meaning of life...

Matt Wong
  (3:00 PM)

and unless poop is a bad word here and hear from the uppers, i'll be back!