Monthly Archive:: March 2012

KNIGHT AND DAY

Bob Knight is Key West; he is the shell on a hard-boiled egg; an outsider, Coach Knight lives a polar life. His unvarnished personality has proved motivational on occassion, but stirs the deepest depths of hatred in student-athletes, fans and …

SAINTS: DON’T BLAME GOODELL

In a report on National Public Radio‚Äôs All Things Considered Thursday, fans in New Orleans bristled at the fines and suspensions the NFL leveled against their beloved and heroic team. Speaking to NPR, one fan said the punishment handed down …

MANNING DEAL DOESN’T ADD UP

Peyton Manning will celebrate his 36th birthday this weekend knowing his future is secure; not like he had anything to worry about before Tuesday’s announcement that he’d signed a five-year, $96 million deal to play for the Denver Broncos. The …

THE FINAL WORD(S)

There was a time when journalists were encouraged to mix fact with fiction. “They were piping, making up quotes or inventing sources,” wrote Roy Peter Clark in the 2007 book Telling True Stories. “(In journalism) when we add a scene …