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Will the Final Four ever disappoint fans?

March 15, 2018 College Sports in Florida

Thursday, 4 a.m. Apologies to J. Edgar Hoover and his lovely red gown, but the FBI can’t stop the Final Four. Rick Pitino and his ladies of the night can’t stop the Final Four. Sean Miller and the accusations that Arizona basketball had its own ATM can’t stop the Final Four. The mass evacuation of […]

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Collins’ big game can’t save the USF Bulls

March 9, 2018 College Sports in Florida

Friday, 2 a.m. Freshman David Collins’s stellar performance couldn’t stop the USF Bulls from being eliminated from the American Conference tournament Thursday afternoon. Collins scored 30, and shot 11 of 13 from the field, but the Bulls fell 79-77. Guard Stephen Jiggetts missed a three-pointer with five seconds to play. Memphis, which lost to USF […]

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Why isn’t there an Oscar for sports movies?

March 5, 2018 College Sports in Florida

Monday, 4 a.m. What we need here is a red carpet. What we need here are blinding flashes and stupid questions and an actor out of 1997 who still thinks he’s a star. What we need are Caitlyn Jenner and Dennis Rodman and Will Farrell and Margot Robbie, presenting awards. What we need is an […]

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The Greatest

February 7, 2018 College Sports in Florida

Here is where arguments start. One man’s ever-changing list: 1. Michael Jordan 2. Wayne Gretzky 3. Muhammad Ali 4. Babe Ruth 5. Jim Brown  Content beyond this point is for members only.

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Random thoughts: The weather outside is frightful

February 4, 2018 College Sports in Florida

Sunday, 3 a.m. Isn’t it interesting that the guys who run the Super Bowl are tired of their fans being warm? — Tom Brady has a lot of NFL records. He doesn’t have this one, though: The oldest quarterback to start a game. That honor goes to former Buc Steve DeBerg, who started a game […]

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Ask Gary: Has the Super Bowl hype calmed down?

February 3, 2018 College Sports in Florida

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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Bulls lose, but freshman Collins impressive

January 21, 2018 College Sports in Florida

Sunday, 1 a.m. Perhaps it will be remembered as another painful defeat. And perhaps it will be remembered as the night David Collins said hello. Overall, the night wasn’t a keeper for the USF Bulls, who fell 71-69 to UCF. USF fell to 0-7 in the American Athletic Conference and 7-13 overall.  Content beyond this […]

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Ask Gary: Which quarterback might fold this week?

January 20, 2018 College Sports in Florida

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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USF dominates the boards in win over UCF

January 15, 2018 Basketball

Monday, 2 a.m. The USF women’s basketball team improved its record to 10 games over .500 Sunday, beating their rival UCF. The Bulls used a huge rebounding margin to win a 62-45 game against the Knights. USF had 48 rebounds, including 17 offensive boards. USF allowed the Knights to succeed on only 34 percent of […]

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Sorry, UCF. Your championship claim falls short

January 11, 2018 College Sports in Florida

Thursday, 2 a.m. By nature, I’m a contrarian. And if you happen to agree with me, well, I’ll disagree with you on that, too. I was a child of the 60s, and I once participated in something called the Flowers for Peace Day massacre. I was raised on arguments and disagreement. Most of the time, […]

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