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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Policing the Media

Gilbert Fires Back!

Just this morning in my story about Gilbert Arenas making the game-winning shot to beat Seattle last night, I made mention of Skip Bayless’ disparaging remarks about Gilbert. To recap, after making the game-winning shot, Gilbert took off his jersey in the middle of the court and laid it down expecting fans to come running…Read More

ESPN Crashes the Tourney Party

ESPN’s choice of interviews following CBS’s selection show on Sunday was quite interesting. While CBS had television feeds piped into teams celebrating because they had just been selected to play in the big dance, ESPN took the counter-view. One by one they filed in for interviews. Head coaches for three of the eight teams appearing…Read More

Media Pleas for Marty as Victim

The media has created a victim role for Marty Schottenheimer since his firing by the San Diego Chargers. That is incorrect as Marty’s own actions led to his firing.

Nick Saban Coonass Update

If you remember a few days ago I wrote about a story in which an audio clip of Nick Saban using the term “coonass” became public. To recap, Miami Herald writer Jeff Darlington emailed an off the record comment from Nick Saban to a sports show host in Miami who wound up playing it on…Read More

Saban Comments were Off the Record

After a little digging around, I’ve come to find that Saban’s comment (that you can hear in the post below) in which he uses the term “coonass” was made off the record.  From the Miami Herald: “The coach’s slur was not initially published by The Herald because of the coach’s request for that portion of…Read More

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