Sports Shorts

* Pandemics have a history of return visits. Should we really be counting on the Bucs go-for-broke, “no risk it, no biscuit” off-season upgrades to get to the Super Bowl here in Tampa? The social-distancing, COVID elephant in the room will not go away–TB-12, Gronk and quality draft picks notwithstanding.

* Bucs’ top draft pick, Iowa tackle Tristan Wirfs, has by most accounts exactly what the Bucs need at right tackle to help protect Tom Brady: size, athleticism and work ethic. Plus, he’s a nice guy. To some, however, “nice” is more of a minus, a caveat indicating the lack of a mean streak. No shoulder-chip. No swagger. Does that matter? Three words: Lee Roy Selmon.

* The WWE is still holding and taping shows on its closed set in Orlando. That’s because the state of Florida has classified the WWE as essential business. Seriously.

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