Writing is hard, Roger Angell told NPR in 2011. The irony in that statement is, Angell makes it look easy.
Gregg Popovich has a reputation: He is a bully.
Along the back wall in small wooden booth sat Gary Smith. Dressed in a modest blue golf shirt and khaki shorts, Smith looked out of place amidst the buzz and clutter of caffeinated college students. Anyone over the age of 23 would appear misplaced at Kudu Coffee House, the oft-frequented college coffee shop.
He occasionally sipped from a cup of water and a cup of coffee, as we discussed writing, sports, the media and his space in the fast-paced world of sports media.
Like most every other newspaper in the country, the San Francisco Chronicle fears change. Despite “losing millions of dollars and thousands of readers every year” the newspaper is planning change; slow, tempered, thoughtful change.
For the longest time I've had this vision in my head; a vision of how journalism should look, smell, feel and taste in the 21st century.
Dave Goren is the Executive Director for the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association & Hall of Fame (NSSA). On this episode of Voices, Goren aanounces the winners of the 2013 National Sportswriter and National Sportscaster of the Year Award.
This week I read the "inside story" of how the NFL's plan for its first openly gay player fell apart. The story came with a short disclaimer about the reporting. It said: