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Best view of football practice? Well, Lasorda



No, Tommy Lasorda isn't in this video. Lou Holtz said he got a phone call from Lasorda while he was at his son Skip's USF football practice on Wednesday evening -- I'm guessing it was something like "I know we're not there anymore, but please don't trash the Steve Sax Suite" -- but we have no video footage of Tommy Lasorda, beyond this timeless classic.


Initially, I had decided not to post this short video from Tuesday night's USF football practice at Holman Stadium, but after positive reviews at private screenings in Vero Beach, I decided I might as well. I'm back home today, but have a few more videos and will be back over Saturday for USF's first scrimmage. ...


Fun note about those dugouts: I grew up a big fan of the comic strip "B.C." -- one of my dad's favorites -- and learned this week that Dodgertown's open-air dugouts are thought to be the inspiration for Johnny Hart's prehistoric dugouts from the strip. To think I was sitting in the same dugout as Wiley and Clumsy Carp. ...

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