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Jeff MacGregor out at ESPN

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by JayFarrar, Mar 18, 2015.

  1. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    Board favorite, or at least was, Jeff MacGregor tweeted he was leaving ESPN on good terms to work on a novel and do some magazine work for the Smithsonian.

    These moves used to generate some interest around these parts, so I thought I would post.

    I wish he'd come back around but that's for another day.
  2. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Is this an approved topic?

    I guess with Boom gone, it should be safe to discuss -- but tread carefully folks, this is a fluid situation.
  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Is there something about this you're afraid to say?
  4. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    He's not coming back.
    3_Octave_Fart likes this.
  5. 3_Octave_Fart

    3_Octave_Fart Well-Known Member

    His ESPN stuff was turgid and it seemed even he was losing interest in being that voice.
    He is no doubt a talented person and I hope he thrives in his new pursuits.
    Always seemed like more of an itinerant poet anyway.
    Songbird likes this.
  6. mediaguy

    mediaguy Active Member

    To have "turgid" from 3_octave_fart is excellent.
  7. BDC99

    BDC99 Well-Known Member

    Very talented guy, and I look forward to reading something different from him. IIRC, his leaving the board had something to do with the company discouraging posting.
  8. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Good for him. He was my Secret Santa years ago.
  9. YorksArcades

    YorksArcades Active Member

    He was good at first, but then he went too far.
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