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One Does Not Two Make

Sports Journalism for/by Dummies One guy hears one thing. (“I’m hearing the Redskins are the front-runner for [Vince Young’s] services”) Said thing is repeated…and repeated…and repeated as reportable info. And since it’s tough to tell the echos from the originating voice it sounds … Continue reading

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Rumor Milling

Remember one post ago when Omar Kelly said this totally unsubstantiated thing: I’m hearing the Redskins are the front-runner for [Vince Young’s] services. Well you were witness to reportable info. Spread the word on sports blogs nationwide: The Washington Redskins … Continue reading

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It Was A Short Film

Omar Kelly of the Sun-Sentinel claims the Skins may want Vince Young. He also says about the Dolphins QB sitch: I’ve consistently said (since January that) Denver’s Kyle Orton would be my first choice for the Dolphins, but the price … Continue reading

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We’ll Trade You

Mike Jones reports that the ‘Skins received a 7th round compensatory pick from the NFL. I’m not really sure how these compensatory picks get divvied out but I’m for it. For. It. This brings the ‘Skins draft pick total to … Continue reading

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The End of Foreplay

Mike Jones reports on the kickoff rule changes being considered by the NFL’s competition committee: The NFL’s competition committee revealed a proposal Wednesday that would move kickoffs from the 30-yard line to the 35, and on touchbacks, place the ball at … Continue reading

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Meltdown Literally

The fellow quoted at the end of this Reuters article is the CEO of a nuclear consultancy company. Considering the brainpower it must take to run a nuclear consultancy, his wild overuse of ‘literally’  stood out like a unicorn in a centaur convention. “People literally probably did not … Continue reading

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>He Will?

>I realize that Barry Bonds — in all statistical likelihood (despite him only hitting 25 dingers last year) — will break Hank Aaron’s all-time HR record, but given that injuries do in fact happen, and sometimes result in missing multiple … Continue reading

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