Posts Tagged "es"

“It’s a business trip. Nobody is going to care about that. Bill told us about it. He basically told us, ‘Don’t go out there and be stupid.’ [That’s] really good advice.”

New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount • Emphasizing that his teammates won’t be taking part in legal pot-smoking in Colorado ahead of their AFC Championship Game against the Denver Broncos—because, essentially, coach said no.

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“Generally, ESPN’s business interests will always be at odds with its journalism. It is not a journalism company. It’s an entertainment company. This is the age of journalism we live in, not just at ESPN but everywhere. Journalism is increasingly more corporate. When you get in bed with the devil, sooner or later you start growing your own horns.”

A high-profile columnist for ESPN • Speaking off the record to The Nation about the media outlet’s decision to end a collaboration with PBS’ Frontline on the NFL’s concussion problems—this despite the fact that two journalists on ESPN’s payroll worked on the project, which includes a book and documentary, for more than a year. The lesson here? The NFL has a big contract with the network, and money talks.

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Remember that time Arnold Palmer told Clint Eastwood he was going too slow? No? Relive the moment up here, then learn why golf no longer wants to be a slow man’s game over here.

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The front of today’s New York Times Sports section.

The NYT is just throwing negative space and reverse boxes all over the place these days. Also, this tiny paper already beat them to this trick.