Category Archives: Frank Frangie Columns

FRANK FRANGIE: SEC got it wrong

FRANK FRANGIE: SEC got it wrong

By: Frank Frangie On the surface, the Miami Marlins’ COVID outbreak was the worst possible thing to happen to Major League Baseball. And for that matter, to sports in general. The baseball world shuddered, worrying about the health of Marlins’ players and staff, but moreover, greatly concerned about the effect it would have on the…Continue Reading »

FRANK FRANGIE: Sports are back

FRANK FRANGIE: Sports are back

By: Frank Frangie On the sports front, this has been a good weekend. All things considered, about as good a weekend as we’ve had in a long time. Yes, the pandemic rages, without much end in sight. We are losing way too many lives, admitting way too many folks to hospitals, watching the positive case…Continue Reading »

FRANK FRANGIE: Baseball’s back!

FRANK FRANGIE: Baseball’s back!

By: Frank Frangie This and that … The wife and I went to dinner with friends last night, came home, and turned on live MLB baseball. Indulge me, if you will, as I write part of that again. Came home, and turned on live MLB baseball. Man did that feel good to type. There had…Continue Reading »

FRANK FRANGIE: Will we still have football this fall?

FRANK FRANGIE: Will we still have football this fall?

By: Frank Frangie This and that. … I still think we’ll have football. But I’ll admit it’s a guess, probably a wild guess at this point. The coronavirus surge came as a surprise, at least coming as soon as it did. By mid-spring, many predicted a second wave in the fall, not many expected it…Continue Reading »

FRANK FRANGIE: Father’s and firsts

FRANK FRANGIE: Father’s and firsts

By: Frank Frangie I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the time I met Yogi Berra. I was eight years old and my dad was buddies with longtime Pittsburgh sports columnist Al Abrams. We were visiting Pittsburgh so I went with my dad to see Abrams in his office. Yogi was there — he was…Continue Reading »

FRANK FRANGIE: More insight into Jaguars defensive plans

FRANK FRANGIE: More insight into Jaguars defensive plans

By: Frank Frangie This and that. … Yesterday, I went and watched baseball, live baseball. Saw terrific young players in a youth travel tournament with players up to 14 years of age. Great weather, parents and fans cheering, umpires calling balls and strikes. There were line drives and popups, ground balls and bloopers, home runs…Continue Reading »

FRANK FRANGIE: Jaguars march for Black Lives Matters

FRANK FRANGIE: Jaguars march for Black Lives Matters

By: Frank Frangie Last Friday, I had the honor of covering the Jaguars very well-organized Black Lives Matter march from the stadium to the JSO headquarters on Bay Street. It was touching, moving, vitally important. But I think what hit me the most is that, moments into it, as we left the stadium, walked along…Continue Reading »

FRANK FRANGIE: Examining Jaguars favorable schedule

FRANK FRANGIE: Examining Jaguars favorable schedule

By: Frank Frangie I love the Jaguars schedule. There are so many times when the schedule has come out I’ve found myself thinking the NFL didn’t do them any favors. Not this time. I love this one. The truth is, you never know. Teams that were supposed to be good aren’t and teams that were…Continue Reading »