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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

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

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