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GET BUSY LIVING OR GET BUSY DYING

chronicle

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. … [Read more]

IKE DAVIS PLAYING FOR HIS BASEBALL LIFE

ikedavis

Ike Davis folded his hands, grinned, then leaned into the semi-circle of microphones. ''I'm the guy you want in a big situation,'' he said. … [Read more]

JOURNALISM, THE WAY IT SHOULD BE

murrow

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. … [Read more]

VOICES PODCAST: MOM TALKS METS

Podcast

I think I found my niche. How many other Mets blogs or podcasts feature an 82-year old woman who talks (and sings) Mets baseball? Answer: Zero. … [Read more]

EXTRA POINT NEEDS EXTRA THOUGHT

Roger Goodell

No extra point? That's one item on the National Football League's agenda this off season. … [Read more]

WHO CAN WE TRUST?

ped

The Alex Rodriguez story is dizzying. Following months of anticipation, Major League Baseball won the legal battle against Rodriguez. The decision: a 162-game suspension. But wait. Now Rodriguez is suing MLB, claiming the league arbitrator (Frederic … [Read more]

VOICES PODCAST: GARY POMERANTZ

steelers

Gary Pomerantz, author of Their Life's Work: The Brotherhood of the 1970s Pittsburgh Steelers Then and Now, is my guest on the Voices Podcast. … [Read more]

GURNICK SNUBS MADDUX

maddux

Have you searched “Ken Gurnick” on Twitter today? The results are pretty rough: … [Read more]

A WEED NAMED PETE

rose

The Pete Rose/Hall of Fame debate is back. He -- it (the debate) -- is like a weed. Every year, in the days leading up to the Hall of Fame announcement, Rose's name returns to the sports headlines and the media rehashes the scandal and debates the … [Read more]