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MARTINO HAUNTED BY HIS OWN THOUGHTS

Lucas Duda

Andy Martino has been raked over the coals a lot by New York Mets fans. Sure, some of it was warranted; other times, not so much. Look, we're fans, and fans are passionate about their team. Notice I didn't use the terms fair or unbiased, just … [read more]

SOCIAL MEDIA AND JOURNALISM

social-sites

First, the Internet changed journalism. Technology forced the media to reconsider how it shared news. Then, social media was born and it changed journalism -- again. Editors and reporters faced a learning curve so they could work effectively to meet … [read more]

WHEN SPEED TRUMPS ACCURACY

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Google Trends reports "Paul George" was searched by more than two million people. His name is also among the Top 10 searches on Twitter. … [read more]

LEN DYKSTRA IS ON THE LOOSE

Len Dykstra

Len Dykstra has compared his life to Gandhi's. He doesn't believe in ghosts; he is not afraid of the dark. Dykstra says he is more like a submarine. By the way, he's not living on the streets (or in his car), he is living in Macy Gray's $10 million … [read more]

PAUL GEORGE FRACTURES LEG, CAREER

Paul George

History tells us Paul George may never play basketball again. … [read more]

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS BIGGER THAN SPORTS MEDIA

Ray Rice

Let's bury the Stephen A. Smith debate -- and while we're at it, Michelle Beadle -- because when you strip away the media credentials and the ESPN platform, really, they are just two people with an opinion. … [read more]

HALL OF FAME: TOM GLAVINE

Tom Glavine

Tom Glavine was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown Sunday. Glavine played for the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets during his 22-year career. He won 305 career games.  The following is a transcript of his Hall of Fame speech: … [read more]

HALL OF FAME: FRANK THOMAS

Frank Thomas

Frank Thomas was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown Sunday. Thomas played for the Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics and Toronto Blue Jays during his 19-year career. He is a career .301 hitter with 521 home runs and 1,704 … [read more]