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Why is disgraced ex-USF football coach Jim Leavitt part of Mayor Bill Foster’s newfangled sports alliance?

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So I was reading the list of athletes, coaches, community activists and other sports figures on Mayor Bill Foster’s newfangled “Sports Alliance” and it really is a Who’s Who of the Tampa Bay community…Fred McGriff…Gary Sheffield…Dan Wheldon…Winky Wright…Jim Leavitt… Whoa! Jim Leavitt.  Ex-football coach of the USF Bulls Jim Leavitt?  Disgraced former football coach of the USF Bulls Jim Leavitt? Fired for striking a player Jim Leavitt?  The “the most powerful man in the building” Jim Leavitt? Lied to investigators Jim Leavitt?…

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Why is disgraced ex-USF football coach Jim Leavitt part of Mayor Bill Foster’s newfangled sports alliance?

in Peter/The Bay and the 'Burg by

So I was reading the list of athletes, coaches, community activists and other sports figures on Mayor Bill Foster’s newfangled “Sports Alliance” and it really is a Who’s Who of the Tampa Bay community…Fred McGriff…Gary Sheffield…Dan Wheldon…Winky Wright…Jim Leavitt… Whoa! Jim Leavitt.  Ex-football coach of the USF Bulls Jim Leavitt?  Disgraced former football coach of the USF Bulls Jim Leavitt? Fired for striking a player Jim Leavitt?  The “the most powerful man in the building” Jim Leavitt? Lied to investigators Jim Leavitt?…

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Disgraced doc David McKalip spoutin’ off again

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Disgraced St. Petersburg doctor David McKalip, who was forced to resign from several prominent medical boards because of his emailing of a racist photo of President Barack Obama, continues to make the rounds, so to speak, in opposition to Obama’s health care initiatives. This time McKalip is quoted today by the New York Post in an article about the impact of the Baucus bill on Medicare: “The only doctors left in Medicare will be those willing to ration care and…

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