Biography

Jerry likes to tell young people how he got into sports writing as an inspirational tool they can use in reaching their own dreams. He was in Fort Pierce sometime in the previous century when his wife said on a Sunday morning over coffee: "That's it. We're broke. Get a job." So he looked in the classified ads and found three options: (1) Pump gas; (2) Sell shoes; (3) Be the second man on the local newspaper's two-man sports department. He picked the one that sounded like the easiest and the rest is history.

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Jerry Greene

Jerry Greene

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MLB lets fans serve themselves All-Star booze. What could go wrong?

July 12, 2014

Tuesday night during baseball's All-Star Game at Target Field in Minneapolis, thirsty fans (of legal age) will be able to pour their own beer.

  • Who leads the sports pack after the NFL?

    July 5, 2014

    OK, what do we talk about now?

  • What do Jerry, LeBron and Jozy Altidore have in common?

    June 28, 2014

    "The Summer of the Hammy."

  • Is that Jimmy Fallon? No, it's Scott Adams

    June 21, 2014

    If you watched this week's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," you saw Fallon and numerous guest stars, such as J-Lo walking and Pitbull playing giant beer pong, but one person you did not see was Orlando's Scott Adams.

  • World Cup quite an affair, for some

    June 14, 2014

    No surprise that our first topic is the World Cup and sports in general. However, we will be listening to a somewhat surprising specific point of view — that of mistresses and the men who love them.

  • World Cup quite an affair, for some

    June 14, 2014

    No surprise that our first topic is the World Cup and sports in general. However, we will be listening to a somewhat surprising specific point of view — that of mistresses and the men who love them.

  • Observations from a home viewer

    January 9, 2009

    Tens of thousands of corporate VIPs, hundreds of hungry media and at least dozens of actual college football fans crammed themselves into Dolphin Stadium to watch "live" as the Florida Gators and the Oklahoma Sooners decided who would be the BCS champion. Bully for them. But what about the millions of us who watched on TV? Are we not "live"? Here's one viewer's 10 most noticeable moments (plus a grade for Fox):

  • Davis comes through in fine voice for Fox

    January 9, 2007

    Orlando's Charles Davis was in fine voice Monday night as a Fox-TV analyst for the BCS-sponsored collegiate national championship game.

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