Tag Archives: journalism

Hope Solo: Too unique for a double standard

It’s tempting to respond to the cries of a “double standard” against Hope Solo with a segment of “Really!?! with Seth and Amy.” Really? There’s a double standard against Hope Solo? She said something totally nasty...

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Myriad links: The Onion on water polo, dreary Americans, new Olympic sports

A few late-night links that I haven’t had a chance to work into full-fledged posts today: 1. The Onion brought the funny on water polo and other sports (if you consider baseball a sport) in one of their video segments. … Continue reading...

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Washington Post piece lectures kids about evils of MMA

If in some parallel universe I was never given a chance to appreciate MMA, I hope I still managed to avoid writing pieces like this Washington Post monstrosity bashing an activity I neither understood nor cared to research. Let’s be … Co...

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Friends, athletes, objectivity and professionalism (SEO adds: MMA and sex)

You CANNOT make friends with the rock stars. That’s what’s important. If you’re a rock journalist – first, you will never get paid much. But you will get free records from the record company. And they’ll buy you drinks, ...

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