Roger Goodell Draft

Scott Gray Sports Commentary: What Did You Think Happened?

The first question that should be posed to Baltimore Ravens and National Football League officials is what they thought happened in an elevator from which two people emerged, one of them unconscious, being dragged by the other.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–09/09/2014

MEMPHIS, TN - JUNE 05: Billy Horschel hits a tee shot on the fifth hole during the first round of the FedEx St. Jude Classic at the TPC Southwind on June 5, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee.

Scott Gray Sports Commentary: Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

Who are those guys? Who are the guys leading the PGA Tour Fed Ex Cup point standings going to the Tour Championship in Atlanta?

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–09/08/2014


Scott Gray Sports Commentary: Civic Center, Part Three

The last remaining member of the media corp that covered the original opening in 1975, I yesterday had the pleasure of touring the XL Center to observe first hand the progress of the renovations and get a feel of what patrons will be most impacted by on their first visit.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–09/05/2014

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Scott Gray Sports Commentary: Proven Patriotism

One of the great stories in American Davis Cup history was written at the Hartford Civic Center in July of 1987 when John McEnroe and Boris Becker engaged in a grueling, five set, two tiebreak, singles match that lasted nearly seven hours, Becker winning the match to give Germany a 2-0 lead.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–09/04/2014

Roger Goodell Draft

Scott Gray Sports Commentary: The Second Bite

While at times it may seem that way, National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell isn’t really making it up as he goes. But, given a second chance, he seems to have a better handle on the gravity of some of the situations he’s called on to adjudicate.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–09/03/2014

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Scott Gray Sports Commentary: It’s the Media, Stupid

Tony Dungy had it right all along. The former NFL head coach, now NBC NFL analyst, took a lot of heat, was even called homophobic by some, for stating if he were still coaching in the league he would not have drafted Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, the SEC Defensive Player of the Year.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–09/02/2014

Bob Diaco (Courtesy Bob Stowell/UConn)

Scott Gray Sports Commentary, Friday, August 29th, 2014

He hasn’t coached a game, he isn’t expected to win his head coaching debut, tonight against BYU at Rentschler Field and at times he barely sounds like a football coach. Already Bob Diaco looks like the right man to take UCONN football to the next level.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/29/2014

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Scott Gray Sports Commentary: It’s Good To Be Entitled

It never goes away. They try and they try. They warn, they discipline, they make examples, but a lifetime of entitlement is a difficult thing to shed. Promising young athletes are shrouded in it in their formative years and it never goes away.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/28/2014

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Scott Gray Sports Commentary: “Sportswriters On TV”

The last quarter of the 20th century didn’t do much for the image of the American sportswriter.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/27/2014

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Scott Gray Sports Commentary, Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Now that Tiger Woods has relinquished center stage to Rory McIlroy it was my firm hope the PGA Tour and it’s network partners would change their approach and allow a broader cast of characters onto the stage.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/26/2014