| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:13 PM
TAMPA — This is what the NFL abyss looks like: Dark, deep despair and a plunging freefall into irrelevance.
Meet your Tampa Bay Bucs, who in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month should channel the spirit of Ponce de Leon in search of a game plan...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:15 PM
How does someone become a urine-sample collector anyway?
Is there a test?
Do you need a college degree and, if so, which one?
How much does it pay? I think a million dollars a week sounds fair.
Been thinking about this (gross!) since the story...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 2:14 PM
TAMPA — Since Football 101 seems to be a serious issue with the Tampa Bay Bucs, we offer some vocabulary basics.
Hobson's Choice is defined as the "necessity of accepting one of two or more equally objectionable alternatives." This obviously fits...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
We have an anniversary to celebrate.
On this date in 1987, the NFL players voted to strike after Week 2 of the season. Week 3 was canceled, followed by the most bizarre move in league history. The NFL turned to all American men and essentially said:...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Congratulations NFL fans from Florida! We're on top of the world!
The Miami Dolphins are undefeated and are just 15 games away from tying their brothers from the 1972 season for another run at perfection. Is it too early to break out the bubbly?
| Sep 15, 2013
| 7:31 PM
TAMPA — Memo to Josh Freeman and Greg Schiano: Not that you should be worried or anything, but the angry Pewter mob with the flaming pitchforks want to have a word with you.
It's officially panic time in Tampa, where the Bucs lost their home opener...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Beware the ides of September!
(This has nothing to do with anything, including the rest of this column, but how often do I get the chance to write that? OK, moving on...)
You may have read about the recent battle to choose an additional sport for...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:12 PM
They are calling it "The Tim Tebow Experience" – a chance for Central Floridians to work out with the Florida Gators legend/pop culture icon Sunday at D1 Orlando – the new training facility in Lake Mary that Tebow co-owns with Atlanta Braves...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Even Magic Johnson knows what should be done.
"If the Jaguars are going to only score two points," Johnson tweeted Sunday, "they might as well call Tim Tebow!"
It's pretty sad when an NBA legend who now owns a Major League Baseball team in Los Angeles...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Let's get this out of the way right at the top of this column:
UCF is going to beat Penn State tonight.
You heard me, UCF is going to go into Happy Valley and turn it into Bummed-Out Basin or Crestfallen...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Rex Ryan, full-time head coach, part-time court jester, was on ESPN Radio the other day saying, "There's a lot of negative talk surrounding our football team, which I think is pretty comical. People don't know our team."
People did know the Jets had...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
The '72 Dolphins, the only undefeated team in modern NFL history, were invited to the White House earlier this week, but three key members of the team — Manny Fernandez, Bob Kuechenberg and Jim Langer —...