• Posts Tagged ‘sports media’

    I can’t watch!

    by  • June 30, 2014 • Commentary • 0 Comments

    I’ve watched some of the U.S. team’s play in the FIFA World Cup — luckily, some key moments, such as when the U.S. took the lead against Portugal, and when Portugal scored with seconds left in stoppage time. But I have to admit I have not been there for every kick and save. And...

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    Of Pindar, mythy movies, Lance and Manti…

    by  • January 19, 2013 • Commentary • 0 Comments

    The media ought to stay out of athletes’ private lives. All that matters is what happens on the field. Right? Except, of course, when there’s a sweet, inspiring story about pluck, determination and overcoming obstacles. A girlfriend who just happened to die the same day as your grandmother, say. Or beating cancer and raising...

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