Tag Archives: online sports

Savoring the things that matter the most

TweetAfter cranking out so many sports-and-culture posts on this blog and elsewhere in recent weeks, I’m going through some serious anxiety about whether to continue staking a claim in these debates.
Well then, anxiety is a strong word, and I hesitate to say I’ve reached the point of some kind of depression. But I’m as melancholy [...]

The paradox of sports journalists online

TweetOn Tuesday I write about developments in sports media, and occasionally step back in time to a different era in sports journalism.
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When I first got the hang of Twitter — and discovered how much of a magnificent time vampire it can be — I also noticed something else [...]

The high highs and low lows of American sportswriting

TweetThe glee that comes with knowing that the 2012 edition of The Best American Sports Writing is now available didn’t last long.
I downloaded it onto my iPad (this is 2012), eager to dig into Wright Thompson on cricket, Thomas Lake on Darrent Williams, S.L. Price on Aliquippa football, Jeré Longman on Leo Messi, Alex Belth [...]