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Ramos singles in winning run against Astros

June 20, 2018 general

Wednesday, 4 a.m. Now that he has taken over the lead in the All-Star voting for catchers, Wilson Ramos doesn’t seem to want to leave any doubt. Ramos hit a bounding single off the glove of Yuri Gurriel in the eighth inning Tuesday night, driving in Matt Duffy with the winning run in a 2-1 […]

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Who will be Mr. Touchdown in Florida this year?

June 20, 2018 general

Wednesday, 3 a.m. For months, now, we have heard the chatter about the coaches of the schools. By now, we have read that Dan Mullen is bringing back the fun to Florida football. We have heard that Willie Taggart is bringing the integrity back to FSU football. Already, Mark Richt has brought back the swagger […]

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Rays blow 4-0 lead and lose to Astros.

June 19, 2018 general

Tuesday, 4 a.m. The Tampa Bay Rays certainly know the sting of one-run losses. They’ve suffered 19 of them this year, which leads the major leagues. This one, however, was worse. This time, the Rays saw a 4-0 lead dwindle away in a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Houston Astros. The Astros won […]

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Just asking: How good do you expect Bucs to be?

June 19, 2018 general

Monday, 3 a.m. In the upcoming football season, Sports Illustrated predicts great things for the Tampa Bay Bucs. For instance, the publication thinks the Bucs will win a game. And another one. And tie one more. Whee! Content beyond this point is for members only.

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Winslow had issues even when he was Buc

June 19, 2018 general

Tuesday, 3 a.m. He was suspicious. And combative. And bright. And distrustful. And arrogant. And nervous. And hidden deep within the shell of a famous father. Even then, it would have taken years for a team of psychologists to figure out Kellen Winslow II. He sat in a meeting room at One Buc, talking to […]

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Rays finally win a game against the Yankees

June 18, 2018 general

Monday, 4 a.m. The Tampa Bay Rays finally played New York in a baseball game Sunday afternoon and managed not to get hit by the Yankees’ wallets. And the reason was, of all people, Wilmer Font. Font, just another arm the Rays were attempting to salvage a few weeks ago, continued his impressive start with […]

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Random thoughts: This time, Winslow needs a defense

June 17, 2018 general

Kellen Winslow Jr., as we know, is a soldier. These days, he’s wishing he was the unknown soldier. — I mean,we all love the Golden Girls. But the word is that Winslow had to take a cold shower afterward. — In their ranking of the NFL’s defenses, Forthewin.com has the Bucs 24th despite their improvements. […]

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Yankees’ pitching controls Rays’ hitters once again

June 17, 2018 general

Sunday, 3 a.m. It isn’t just the bombing. It’s also the blazing. It isn’t just the bats. It’s also the arms. The New York Yankees, once again, showed the Tampa Bay Rays just why they are contending for the AL East division lead. The Yankees shut down the Rays on just five hits behind Luis […]

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Ask Gary: Why do NFL teams go to mini-camp?

June 16, 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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Yankees’ rookie dominates the Rays’ hitters

June 16, 2018 general

Saturday, 3 a.m. They are the best team in baseball, of course, because of Aaron Judge. And because of Giancarlo Stanton.  And because of the rest of the high-priced roster of the New York Yankees. Now, toss in Gary Sanchez, who walked to the plate hitting .188 before hitting a three-run double in the eighth […]

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