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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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Hey, somebody really ought to write about this Aaron Judge guy

Hey, somebody really ought to write about this Aaron Judge guy

He can catch, too. It's no tall tale. Aaron Judge, The Amazing Colossal Man, has come and gone, but not before he stunned the Rays with a diving, game-saving catch in the sixth inning of Yankees 3-2 win Sunday at Tropicana Field. The 6-foot-7, 282-po...
Published: 05/22/17
'Big Dog’ Steve Duemig, battling cancer, set to return to radio show on Monday

'Big Dog’ Steve Duemig, battling cancer, set to return to radio show on Monday

Steve Duemig, long-time afternoon drive host on WDAE 620-AM, is scheduled to return Monday after missing the past three months with a brain tumor. The station tweeted out Thursday that Duemig, known as the “Big Dog”, will return to his us...
Published: 05/11/17
16-0 shows us it's a Cavs-Warriors world

16-0 shows us it's a Cavs-Warriors world

16-0. That's your NBA, kids. That's the combined record of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors as they hop, skip and jump through the NBA playoffs. They seem destined to meet in a third consecutive NBA Finals. Can we get some older stor...
Published: 05/09/17

USF, Charlie Strong scrambling after another player arrest

USF football has had prouder days than Wednesday. So has the new head coach, Charlie Strong. Bad scene. Circuit judge Margaret Taylor, a USF graduate, tore into USF player LaDarrius Jackson, who was arrested Monday night on charges of ...
Updated one month ago
Frank Deford, one of America's all-time great sportswriters and commentators, is retiring

Frank Deford, one of America's all-time great sportswriters and commentators, is retiring

Frank Deford, certainly on the short list of the greatest American sportswriters and commentators who has ever lived, is retiring from his job at NPR. "Yes, this is my swansong, my farewell, my last hurrah. Adieu, adios, arrivederci, auf wiedersehen,...
Updated one month ago
Jim Harbaugh remains a world beater

Jim Harbaugh remains a world beater

Jim Harbaugh has crossed the Rubicon. And I love it. Michigan’s daffy, driven head coach has marched on Rome with his team and family. Field trip. At the Vatican, Harbaugh handed a Wolverines helmet and Jordan shoes to: Pope Francis. ...
Updated one month ago
Bucs can't go wrong with a safety or tight end

Bucs can't go wrong with a safety or tight end

It’s time for last-second crazy talk. Give me a safety or give me a tight end. Give me a destroyer of tight ends or a destroyer of safeties. The NFL Draft is here. The Bucs sit at the 19th pick, at least at the moment. This team has all sorts o...
Updated one month ago
Nikita Kucherov needs to shut his yapsky

Nikita Kucherov needs to shut his yapsky

Shut your yapsky. Lightning All-Star scorer Nikita Kucherov waited until he was all the way back in Russia, preparing for the hockey world championships, before he slammed teammates’ lack of commitment during their disappointing, playoff-less s...
Updated one month ago