Sunday, February 28, 2021
The Florida Retail Federation (FRF) noted on Tuesday that the average Florida family will spend $81.30 per person to watch the big game on Sunday, up slightly from last year.
Last week, U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., teamed up on the “Congressional Advisory Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics (CACIA) Act" which would create a “Blue-ribbon Congressional Commission to identify and examine issues of national concern related to the conduct of intercollegiate athletics and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).”
Our politically weakened mayor has produced a one-sided, lopsided, terrible deal for the City Council to approve.
This week reaffirmed what’s been happening all season. There are simply good programs, mediocre programs and not so good programs regardless of which conference your team plays in.
With the Big 10 and PAC 10 backing out of the season, the winner of the 2020 college football season will forever have an asterisk next to their name. 
Pointing to the Chinese regime’s efforts to crack down on democracy in Hong Kong and against the Uighurs and other Muslim populations in the Xinjiang province, Waltz weighed in on the resolution.
Last week, I wrote that we would learn a lot about the state of football in the state of Florida this past weekend and, boy, did we ever. 
Millions of dollars in public funds have been used in Florida for sports stadiums since 1994, including almost $50 million each for TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Amalie Arena in Tampa and Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg and more than $51 million for Hard Rock Stadium in South Florida--and there could be more coming.
How do you see the Heisman race? I made a list, in order, of the young men I believe have the best chance of taking home the trophy as it currently stands. Sadly, Wisconsin QB Graham Mertz contracted COVID-19 and isn’t on the list. He had a brilliant opening game as the new starter against Illinois and Wisconsin looked very dangerous with him at the helm.
Gamblers know all about the Super Bowl but it seems more Americans than ever are betting on the big game and President Donald Trump is one of the reasons.