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Not since Ali unmasked Foreman in Zaire...Telander knocks out Mariotti

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by jason_whitlock, Jun 26, 2006.

  1. http://www.suntimes.com/output/telander/cst-spt-rick26.html


    Morrisey was just a smokescreen. This "hit" was a total inside job from the start.

    The greatest rope-a-dope since Ali-Foreman.
  2. SockPuppet

    SockPuppet Active Member

    From Telander's column:
    "Nothing's imminent,'' said Williams, alone in his all-black outfit on the field before Sunday's game against the Astros.
    Think he threw in that bit of observational journalism to prove he was actually at the game and to gig Mariotti?
    Yeah, me too.
  3. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    The guy has been called a pussy for not going to the clubhouse...
    Daddy goes to bat for him while none of his cohorts or campadries are...

    What if instead of the "F" word, Guillen had called him "Fairyotti?" Would that have been as bad? (Funnier for sure)
  4. 21

    21 Well-Known Member


    Firefighters from six communities raced to the home of Chicago SunTimes columnist Jay Mariotti, after he burst into flames while reading his own newspaper this morning....

    (Hats off to Rick T...wish we could all hear the voice mail he's going to get this morning.)
  5. 21... that is the funniest thing i've ever read on here....i wish i could hug you.
  6. SockPuppet

    SockPuppet Active Member

    21 ... giggles and chuckles. Post of the ... day ... month ... year ... millenium.
  7. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Even the GM ad seems to be calling out Mariotti.

  8. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    Reason No. 1,798 why I love Rick Telander. (In a totally platonic way, y'know.)
  9. Orange Hat Bobcat

    Orange Hat Bobcat Active Member

    From "Mariotti's latest ... wow":
    And while Mariotti cinches the noose, Telander kicks him off the stage and lets his coworker dangle there, kicking his legs, gasping for breath ...
  10. Columbo

    Columbo Active Member


    Perhaps I need to run to the gumball machine and get the new decoder ring.

    I'm not seeing a walloping of Mariotti there.... just a bunch of questions posed.

    I'm disappointed in Telander for not stating an opinion of who's right and wrong re: the "showing up in the clubhouse" issue.
  11. SixToe

    SixToe Well-Known Member

  12. PopeDirkBenedict

    PopeDirkBenedict Active Member

    List of PopeDirkBenedict's Heroes as of 10:29 EDT, 6/26/06

    1. 21
    1A. Rick Telander
    2. Parents, god, siblings, yadda, yadda
    6,785,895,329: Satan
    6,785,895,330: Jay Mariotti
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