Category Archives: Frank Frangie Columns

FRANK FRANGIE: Jaguars are young, but not tanking

FRANK FRANGIE: Jaguars are young, but not tanking

By: Frank Frangie OK, they’re young. Really young. About as young as you ever will see. The Jaguars have chosen a really young team. Still, I don’t believe, even for a minute, that they are “tanking”, the word that is being tossed around so gleefully by so many these days. It’s become very vogue to…Continue Reading »

FRANK FRANGIE: College football playing blame game

FRANK FRANGIE: College football playing blame game

By: Frank Frangie The blame game in our country is off the charts these days. And it feels like the college football world has taken that notion to the highest levels yet. Best I can tell: The right blames the left for creating false narratives about how we aren’t going to have college football. The…Continue Reading »

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 »