Connecticut Open - Day 4

Scott Gray Sports Commentary, Monday, August 25th, 2014

Thinking of the Travelers Championship invokes a number of indelible images. Corey Pavin sitting on a golf cart behind the 18th green at the TPC River Highlands, casually talking with the media about a spectacular four wood shot at Shinnecock Hills two days earlier, still very much wearing the glow of the moment.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/25/2014

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Boston Red Sox

Scott Gray Sports Commentary, Friday, August 22nd, 2014

September isn’t always about September in Major League Baseball. For many teams September is about February, and who they’ll bring to the dance in April.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/22/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Andrew Redington)

Scott Gray’s Sports Commentary: PGA Playoffs Begin… Without You Know Who

The PGA Fed Ex Cup tournament tees off today with round one of the Barclay’s Championship in Paramus, New Jersey. The top 125 players, as determined by points accumulated by order of finish in events during the regular PGA season, go in this one with the top 100 surviving for next week’s Deutsche Bank Classic outside Boston.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/21/2014

NFC Wild Card Playoffs - Seattle Seahawks 24 - Washington Redskins 14

Scott Gray Sports Commentary: Politically Correct Scrimmage Line

It would be a bit hypocritical at this point to suddenly become politically correct when, for more than half a century I had no problem with the name Washington Redskins.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/20/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 27: Major League Baseball Commissioner Allan 'Bud' Selig speaks during the 2013 Hank Aaron Award press conference prior Game Four of the 2013 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on October 27, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Scott Gray Sports Commentary, Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

You’ve heard the old adage. “Even a blind squirrel occasionally finds an acorn.” As his legacy is assessed on the way out, baseball commissioner Bud Selig has a lot in common with that squirrel.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/19/2014

Connecticut Sun  Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Scott Gray Sports Commentary, Monday, August 18th, 2014

Count me among the disappointed. I was one of the many who came out of the WNBA draft last April at the Mohegan Sun Arena believing the Connecticut Sun would be looking ahead to this day.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/18/2014

(Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Scott Gray Sports Commentary: Through the Ceiling

Becky Hammon has spent her life in basketball. A 16 year WNBA veteran, she knows the game. Now she’ll get a chance to show how well, on the biggest stage of her life, center stage of the NBA, with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/06/2014

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 1:  Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox takes a throw as Jacoby Ellsbury #22 of the New York Yankees steals second base in the sixth inning  at Fenway Park on August 1, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Scott Gray Sports Commentary, Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

From the works of poet John Greenleaf Whittier comes no more poignant quote than, “Of all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, “It might have been.” Red Sox and Yankees fans look back on the last week and think, “What might have been?”

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/05/2014

Tiger Woods (File: David J. Phillip/ AP Photo)

Scott Gray Sports Commentary, Monday, August 3rd, 2014

The broadcast of the PGA Bridgestone Invitational was no different from any other that features, Tiger Woods. You can’t teach an old network new tricks, and the Golf Channel and CBS were certainly up to their old tricks.


(credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Scott Gray Sports Commentary, Friday, August 1st, 2014

For the first time since drawing a two game suspension from the NFL for a domestic violence arrest, Ravens running back Ray Rice publicly addressed the issue yesterday.