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Scott Gray’s sports commentary, Wednesday, 6/25/14

I feel like Roy Rogers this morning. “Happy trails to you”, the King of the Cowboys would say, “‘Til we meet again.” In my case it will be about three and a half weeks, and I’m already taking inventory of what I’ll miss. I won’t actually miss it, I’ll pay close attention, but I will miss the pleasure of discussing it with you on a daily basis.

06/25/2014

Toronto Blue Jays v Boston Red Sox

Scott Gray’s Sports Commentary: Popping Off on Papi

It appears even Major League Baseball has had it’s fill of David Ortiz’ self coronated role of the “speak for all players” elder statesman.

06/24/2014

Kevin Streelman (Jim rogash/Getty Images)

Scott Gray Sports Commentary: The Proper Perspective

Just ask Kevin Streelman, the winner of the 63rd Travelers Championship. He’ll tell you winning is easy, it’s just a matter of perspective.

06/23/2014

(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sports Commentary 6/19/14: Bubba Will Always Come To Cromwell

BUBBA WILL ALWAYS COME TO CROMWELL.  

06/19/2014

The Travelers Championship. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Scott Gray’s Sports Commentary: The Hearts of a True Winner

A few hours after his runner up finish in the U.S. Open Erik Compton sat in a packed interview room at the TPC River Highlands talking about his experience at the Open, his expectations for the Travelers Championship and the life and responsibilities of a two time heart transplant recipient.

06/18/2014

Tony Gwynn, 1988 (Rick Stewart/Getty Images Sport Classic)

Sports Commentary 6/17/14: The Signature on the Glove

Just last month I was packing away some of the mementos of Abby’s youth and I lingered, lost in several minutes of memories, over the glove we bought when she started Little League baseball.

06/17/2014

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Sports Commentary 6/16/14 Inspiring the Galleries

The second major of the golf season is in the books, Martin Kaymer with a runaway win at the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst Number 2. Now the preparations can begin for the Open Championship, teeing off a month from tomorrow at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England.

06/16/2014

CC Sabathia (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sports Commentary 6/13/14: From the Observation Deck…

Just a few observations from the sports world this morning, the first one from my “I told you so” file…

06/13/2014

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JULY 16: Uruguayan forward Juan Alberto Schiaffino (C) kicks the ball past Brazilian goalkeeper Moacyr Barbosa to tie the score at 1 during the World Cup final round soccer match between Uruguay and Brazil 16 July 1950 in Rio de Janeiro. Uruguay upset Brazil 2-1 to win its second World title after winning the first World Cup in 1930 in Uruguay.

Sports Commentary: The Word For The Day

Two of the biggest events in all of sports get underway today…

06/12/2014

20. New York Knicks (35-45)

Sports Commentary 6/11/14 You Don’t Say

Forget Pictures, sometimes silence is worth a thousand words. There was a lot of loud silence in the sports world yesterday.

06/11/2014