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  1. playthrough replied to the thread No, you CAN'T root in the damn press box.

    I feel like that's kind of the TV ethos, like the local anchors are your extended family so let 'em into your lives while in the office,...

    May 23, 2024 at 10:26 AM
  2. playthrough liked Azrael's post in the thread No, you CAN'T root in the damn press box.

    To the extent that local TV sports personalities misbehave or trivialize themselves, it makes my job harder.* * I'll add here that...

    May 23, 2024 at 10:20 AM
  3. playthrough replied to the thread Sports Illustrated layoffs.

    SI is my shop so I gotta push back a little on that. The missed mag issue is a bummer, no doubt, the result of the asshattery of the...

    May 22, 2024 at 3:35 PM
  4. playthrough replied to the thread The 2024 running motorsports thread.

    There goes any chance of the blackout being lifted for us locals.

    May 22, 2024 at 10:09 AM
  5. playthrough liked Driftwood's post in the thread The 2024 running motorsports thread.

    I bumped into and chatted with a two-time IHRA champion driver and NHRA champion engine builder at supper tonight. That's always fun.

    May 22, 2024 at 10:07 AM
  6. playthrough replied to the thread Sports Illustrated layoffs.

    Really can't overstate that. He lost the fight and he's holding onto pieces that aren't his and he has no use for. When I was hired by...

    May 21, 2024 at 8:43 PM
  7. playthrough replied to the thread The 2024 running motorsports thread.

    I'll be at an old-school arcade playing "Pole Position."

    May 21, 2024 at 3:00 PM
  8. playthrough liked JoshBarnett's post in the thread Sports Business Journal - two reporter openings.

    You are welcome to email me directly. We got about 400 applications combined in less than 72 hours so we are working our way through.

    May 21, 2024 at 1:10 PM
  9. playthrough liked BitterYoungMatador2's post in the thread Running 2024 golf thread.

    Especially considering most of that merch is donated by the manufacturer to get their logo out there.

    May 21, 2024 at 12:10 PM
  10. playthrough liked poindexter's post in the thread Running 2024 golf thread.

    I posted here before that I 'applied' to volunteer at the US Open held in LA last year. It was at least $250 to pay for...

    May 21, 2024 at 11:00 AM
  11. playthrough liked Baron Scicluna's post in the thread I’m going to (foreclose on) Graceland.

    The building has left Elvis.

    May 21, 2024 at 10:46 AM
  12. playthrough replied to the thread Running 2024 golf thread.

    One of the biggest hustles in sports is golf volunteering. People paying for the right to marshal, hand out range balls, park cars, etc....

    May 21, 2024 at 10:27 AM
  13. playthrough replied to the thread PGA Championship 2024: Glory’s Mug Shot.

    That was a great moment. Dude's walking to the back nine trying to win a major and stops to get the kid his stolen ball back from a...

    May 20, 2024 at 10:51 PM
  14. playthrough replied to the thread Running 2024 golf thread.

    It's criminal how the geezer tour is pretty much locked into Golf Channel in regular slots for every event while the LPGA bounces...

    May 20, 2024 at 9:47 PM
  15. playthrough liked micropolitan guy's post in the thread RIP Mark Wells.

    Important member of the 1980 Miracle on Ice gold medalists. Still (IMHO) the greatest team accomplishment in the history of sports in...

    May 20, 2024 at 4:42 PM
  16. playthrough replied to the thread The 2024 running motorsports thread.

    Auto insurance rates are damn high these days.

    May 20, 2024 at 3:00 PM
  17. playthrough liked Slacker's post in the thread RIP Jim Otto.

    Damn good making it to 86 after all those years at center, too.

    May 20, 2024 at 2:09 PM
  18. playthrough replied to the thread Running 2024 golf thread.

    If Monahan and the players want to sink the ship, it sounds like the responsible adults don't want to be associated with it.

    May 20, 2024 at 2:04 PM
  19. playthrough replied to the thread The 2024 running motorsports thread.

    Ken Griffey Jr. driving the pace car for the Indy 500. I guess Caitlin Clark couldn't do it (has Saturday night game in Vegas), but that...

    May 20, 2024 at 2:01 PM
  20. playthrough replied to the thread The 2024 running motorsports thread.

    Two drivers jawing surrounded by phones and cameras still amazes me, even in the era of endless phones and cameras. If you have a...

    May 20, 2024 at 8:57 AM
  21. playthrough replied to the thread The 2024 running motorsports thread.

    Graham not making it in two years in a row would have been really something. I had to google Siegel. Bummer for Dale Coyne Racing but...

    May 19, 2024 at 8:53 PM
  22. playthrough liked maumann's post in the thread The 2024 running motorsports thread.

    I realize few people care about auto racing, and fewer still care about IndyCar and the Indianapolis 500 now. But today was another of...

    May 19, 2024 at 8:42 PM
  23. playthrough replied to the thread PGA Championship 2024: Glory’s Mug Shot.

    The howling for Valhalla to not get another PGA because of scoring is so unfair. 20 under won the COVID-era Masters. 20 under won Opens...

    May 19, 2024 at 8:41 PM
  24. playthrough replied to the thread PGA Championship 2024: Glory’s Mug Shot.

    It's evil to root for a playoff but I didn't want the Bryson show to end. Hate how the media always bestows multiple majors on a guy...

    May 19, 2024 at 8:17 PM
  25. playthrough liked Deskgrunt50's post in the thread PGA Championship 2024: Glory’s Mug Shot.

    5 feet to win. I’d throw up on myself.

    May 19, 2024 at 8:13 PM