Friday, November 24, 2017

Tom Jones' Two Cents

Could Jon Gruden be Tennessee’s next coach?

Could Jon Gruden be Tennessee’s next coach?

Could Jon Gruden actually be the next head coach at the University of Tennessee?According to reports quoted by the website Saturday Down South, Tennessee "power brokers'' are in Tampa to make a pitch to the former Bucs coach.To which I say: I can't i...
Published: 11/16/17
Mailbag: Tom Jones and the Mike Evans incident

Mailbag: Tom Jones and the Mike Evans incident

Most disturbing was the tone many used to disagree, especially hinting at the race aspect of the incident.
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A bolt of fun

Want to have a good time? Watch a Lightning game.Even when it loses, the Lightning is a blast. Take Thursday night. Truth be told, Tampa Bay played one of its sloppiest games of the season. It didn't even deserve the one point it got for a 2-1 overti...
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Leftover thoughts from the World Series

Leftover thoughts from the World Series

END OF THE JINXThe Sports Illustrated cover curse is now dead.On the June 30, 2014 issue, while the Astros were in the middle of a 92-loss season after three consecutive 100-loss seasons, Sports Illustrated predicted the Astros would win the 2017 Wor...
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It’s too late to enjoy the World Series

It’s too late to enjoy the World Series

What a World Series this has been between the Dodgers and Astros. I could watch those guys all night.In fact, that's exactly what I did.Sunday's incredible, wacky and wild Game 5 ended early Monday morning – 1:39 a.m. to be exact. Alex Bregman'...
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Hire him now: Chip Kelly would be just Ducky for ailing Gators

Hire him now: Chip Kelly would be just Ducky for ailing Gators

Know what the Gators need? They need a splash. They need buzz. They need fun. And gun. They need someone who will reinvigorate the program, excite the recruits and revitalize the fan base. They need Chip. Chip Kelly. Call him up. Call him up to...
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Tom Jones: Imagining a Rays ballpark in Ybor City

Tom Jones: Imagining a Rays ballpark in Ybor City

TAMPA — There's an old Frank Sinatra song called There Used To Be A Ballpark.It's a sad little number about a baseball stadium that has long been torn down. Some hear it and think about legendary Ebbets Field in Brooklyn. The guy who wrote...
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