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Ask the experts: Tim & Jerry

January 18, 2018 general

Here at GarySheltonsports.com, we have doubled our experts with the addition of former Bucs’ personnel director and former Seahawks general manager Tim Ruskell. He joins his old friend and co-worker Jerry Angelo, a former personnel director for the Bucs and former general manager of the Bears. Each week, Angelo and Ruskell answer your questions regarding […]

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Where does Vikings’ miracle rank with great plays?

January 16, 2018 general

Tuesday, 3 a.m. Think of it like a greatest hits album provided, of course, that you remember what an album as. Think of as the NFL’s greatest moments — one per team. Think of this team’s best vs. that team’s best. Forget the ordinary touchdowns that led to ordinary wins. Think of the plays that […]

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Opposing teams keep passing the Bucs

January 15, 2018 general

Monday, 3 a.m. Other teams grow. Other teams improve. Other teams climb. The Tampa Bay Bucs, alas, do not. Other teams make the playoffs. Other teams find a coach. Other teams find a quarterback. The Tampa Bay Bucs, alas, run in place. They watch. They talk about tomorrow.  One step up, two steps back. It […]

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Random thoughts: Rolling Tide, Eating Tide

January 14, 2018 Tampa Bay Bucs

When the announcer kept telling “it’s hard to come to South Philadelphia and get a win” Saturday, I wondered if Ronde Barber was listening. And smiling. — Rob Gronkowski had to come out and warn fans not to eat Tide pods, the little detergent capsules designed for washing machines. This was necessary? Other things you […]

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Ask Gary: Could Saban try the NFL once more?

January 13, 2018 general

Each week, the readers take over GarySheltonsports.com and play Ask Gary. They send in a question, or a couple, on Thursday night or Friday morning and we all talk about the world of sports. Think of it as a radio show where you don’t have to be on hold. Join us and ask a question, […]

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Ask the experts: Tim & Jerry

January 11, 2018 general

Here at GarySheltonsports.com, we have doubled our experts with the addition of former Bucs’ personnel director and former Seahawks general manager Tim Ruskell. He joins his old friend and co-worker Jerry Angelo, a former personnel director for the Bucs and former general manager of the Bears. Each week, Angelo and Ruskell answer your questions regarding […]

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Will you pull for Jon Gruden to win?

January 10, 2018 general

Wednesday, 4 a.m. His face will contort the same way as ever. His sound bites will sound as good. He will pump is fist in victory the way he used to. But will you pull for Jon Gruden, the guy who used to work here? A continent away, will you pull for him to succeed? […]

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Random thoughts: Pats’ squabbles delight league

January 7, 2018 general

I’m stunned to hear that Robert Kraft and Bill Belichick might have a personality clash. Who knew Belichick had one? — Either way, isn’t this delicious? — From now on, we should change Jon Gruden’s name from Chucky to Dr. Evil. One hundred million dollars! — So, how much for Monte to win it for […]

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Ask Gary: Is Harbaugh overdue or overrated?

January 6, 2018 College football

Each week, the readers take over GarySheltonsports.com and play Ask Gary. They send in a question, or a couple, on Thursday night or Friday morning and we all talk about the world of sports. Think of it as a radio show where you don’t have to be on hold. Join us and ask a question, […]

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Talking their way into the 2018 Bucs’ season …

January 5, 2018 general

Thursday, 3 a.m. (A conversation that might have happened). JASON LICHT: Congratulations. You kept your job. DIRK KOETTER: Congratulations. You kept yours. LICHT: Kind of like Blazing Saddles, huh. Only without the Ping-Pong paddles. KOETTER: (quoting): “We’ve got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen.” Both laugh, gaze through the window at the practice fields.  Content […]

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