1. Creature Report: Warning, The Trolls Have United and Taken Over

    I have a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach. Yesterday I got a link on my profile from Graham Brunnell to check out his newest article. Entitled "While We're in the Bleachers, They Are in the Front Row...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 116 reads 9 comments

  2. A Steady Diet Of Hopes and Greens

    I went out shopping with my three- year old on Saturday. A little home depot, a little CVS and a little Olympia Sports. I have been getting the feeling lately that he is old enough for his first sports jersey...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 32 reads 3 comments

  3. When Is It OK For a Red Sox/Yankees Fan To Jump The Fence

    I was born and raised a Red Sox fan. I can remember my mom letting me stay up late to watch the 1986 World Series. I watched the ball roll between Bill Buckner's legs when I was 11-years-old...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 70 reads 4 comments

  4. Sports Merchandising, Player Salaries and Feeding Billion Dollar Beasts

    I went out shopping with my three-year-old on Saturday. A little Home Depot, a little CVS and a little Olympia Sports. I have been getting the feeling lately that he is old enough for his first sports jersey...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 122 reads 5 comments

  5. Does Anyone Have Anything Positive To Say About Raheem Morris?

    Week after week I read articles about the new Buccaneers. I listen to sports radio. I watch sports television. I have yet to hear anyone outside of Buccaneers fans give Raheem Morris any credit...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 43 reads 2 comments

  6. Notes On The Raymarine AIS 500

    I had the pleasure of installing one of the first of Raymarine's fancy new AIS 500 Automatic Identification Systems just this week. The 500 is a transceiver compared to the AIS 250 which is just a receiver...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 1,035 reads 0 comments

  7. As In Life We Are Heroes, In Death We Are Fools

    I, just like most Americans was sitting at a Forth of July picnic celebrating the anniversary of our country’s independence by gorging myself with hot dogs and cheap beer...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 26 reads 0 comments

  8. Why Americans Need Football

    As Americans face these bleak times, the NFL is preparing for the upcoming season. Never in my lifetime has there been a need for Americans to believe in something so badly as now...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 33 reads 5 comments

  9. A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Writer: And That's My Cross To Bear

    I am a big fat sell-out. I have always loved sports writing because it is fun. I have no patience for objective journalism, there is already enough of that...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 18 reads 0 comments

  10. Rookie Bucs Already Making a Splash In Tampa

    According to Buccaneers.com, last Saturday Buccaneer rookies Roy Miller, E.J Biggers, Josh Freeman, Kyle Moore and Sammie Stroughter joined 12 local children for a fun filled day at Seaworld...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 59 reads 0 comments

  11. All We Are Saying...is Give Sheed a Chance

    Not since "The Lord of The Rings " has such a great fellowship traveled west in search of answers. Thursday, Celtic owner Wyc Grousbeck, President Danny Ainge, Coach Doc...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 34 reads 0 comments

  12. Top 5 Earning Pro Athletes During a Recession

    Yesterday morning I heard about the LA Lakers signing Kobe Bryant to a three year, 90 million dollar contract extension. I was befuddled by that amount of money. I know that in professional sports it is just the nature of the beast...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 80 reads 0 comments

  13. The Calm Before The Storm

    This lull is weird. It’s quiet, too quiet. I sign on to B/R, of course I check the Buccaneers page first. Except for the ridiculously prolific Tom Edrington there isn’t much going on...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 32 reads 3 comments

  14. Sports Writing And The Hemingway Lie

    There have been a lot of articles on B/R this week that showed other sides to some of the finest writers. Articles that showed heart and soul, and that weren't necessarily just about sports...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 131 reads 8 comments

  15. The General, and The Illegal Smuggling Of Contraband Diapers In The NFL

    There is a youth movement in the NFL and you had better not stand in it's way. Veteran players are being disregarded like yesterday's trash...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 53 reads 3 comments

  16. Five Reasons Why The Red Sox Will Be Even Better In The Second Half Of The Season

    Right now things are looking good for the Boston Red Sox. They are sitting on top of the American League East with a five game lead over the Yankees, the sox pitching has been phenomenonal ...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 75 reads 4 comments

  17. The People's Champion : Phil Mickelson

    In golf, just like most sports there are winners and there are whiners. There are those who win and graciously shake your hand, and there are those who win and pump their fist in your face...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 131 reads 0 comments

  18. Free Agency For Fans!

    Are the Buccaneers seriously messing with Barrett Ruud? Here me out. And my list of things that my beloved Bucs have done to piss me off. Allowing Kiffin to go. Denying Simeon Rice his money Messing with Ruud Kissing Freeman's ass Letting June go...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 50 reads 0 comments

  19. UFL: The Next Fabulous XFL Disaster?

    Here we go again. Another bunch of bored rich execs are pumping their millions into another upstart fringe “Professional” football league. Ladies and gentlemen, may I proudly present the United Football League...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 272 reads 13 comments

  20. Boston Celtics: Drafting A Legacy

    It has been twenty-eight years since the Boston Celtics drafted Danny Ainge in the second round of the NBA draft from Brigham Young University. Now, Ainge is in the driver’s seat yet again as the head of Boston Basketball Operations...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 1,396 reads 2 comments

  21. Where Are They Now? The Best Defense Ever—2002 Buccaneers

    They say defense wins championships. In the case of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, that couldn't be more true. I wanted to throw this together to tip my hat to one of the greatest defenses of all time...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 2,723 reads 7 comments

  22. Why Americans Need Football

    As America prepares for the NFL’s upcoming season, these are bleak times. I know that this isn’t a political or social venue, but I just wanted to fire off some quick words of appreciation for our beloved sport...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 33 reads 0 comments

  23. Why Americans Need Football

    As America prepares for the NFL’s upcoming season, these are bleak times. I know that this isn’t a political or social venue, but I just wanted to fire off some quick words of appreciation for our beloved sport...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 35 reads 0 comments

  24. The White Time Is Now

    I was reflecting on last season and Reggie Bush’s injury. I started thinking about Alma Mater, the academic spirit of team and the transition from college superstar to the NFL...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 97 reads 0 comments

  25. A Late Night Booty Call

    With the impending arrival of Brett Favre in Minnesota I can't help but wonder what is going to happen to John David Booty. The USC standout quarterback has already sat on the bench and racked up zero stats as a pro...

    Dayne Duranti Written by Dayne Duranti about 5 years ago 77 reads 4 comments