DALY: Owens still has bridges to burn

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The way he carries on, you have to wonder if Terrell Owens isn’t Jerry Lewis’ secret love child - never mind this lady in the news.

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The Cowboys, in case you’ve been living in a bunker somewhere, tired of Owens’ act and cut him the other day. For those hoping he’d be banished to the CFL… well, almost. His new team, the Bills, has a home game in Toronto next season.

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Hey, maybe T.O. will write a children’s book about his Buffalo experiences, a sequel to his Pulitzer Prize-winning “Little T Learns to Share.” He could call it “Little T Learns to Shovel Snow.”

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The fans up there must be thrilled. After 41 years of searching, the Bills have finally found a replacement for Elbert “Golden Wheels” Dubenion.

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Asked if his club had any interest in Owens, 49ers general manager Scot McCloughan said, “We don’t close any doors.”

Earth to Scot: The last time T.O. was a 49er, he didn’t just burn bridges, he torched the Golden Gate. What, you want to see the Bay Bridge go up in flames, too?

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Just think: In the last eight months, we’ve seen a guy with 527 homers (Manny Ramirez) and a guy with 139 touchdown catches (Owens) - both still quite productive - get dumped by their clubs.

Meanwhile, Brian Scalabrine continues to find gainful employment in the NBA.

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Wildest Story of the Week (as reported by SportsBusiness Journal): New Dolphins owner Stephen Ross wants to bring former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue into the organization as his vice chairman.

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Dan Daly

Dan Daly

Dan Daly has been writing about sports for the Washington Times since 1982. He has won numerous national and local awards, appears regularly in NFL Films’ historical features and is the co-author of “The Pro Football Chronicle,” a decade-by-decade history of the game. Follow Dan on Twitter at @dandalyonsports –- or e-mail him at ddaly@washingtontimes.com.

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