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"Outside The Lines" featuring... Bill Simmons!

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by MacDaddy, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. MacDaddy

    MacDaddy Active Member

    Bob Ley might consider killing himself just so he can roll over in his grave.


    I tried to give it a chance and actually read the thing, but it's the same ol' Sports Guy schtick.
  2. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I thought the exact same thing when I saw it on ESPN.com's front page.

    Wasn't Scoop available?
  3. I stopped reading after the first sentence.
  4. MacDaddy

    MacDaddy Active Member

    My apologies for posting this in the wrong forum; thanks for moving it, Big Ragu.
  5. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    Just awful. Man after those great pieces on Lyman Bostock and Fred Lewis..... Sad really. Someone put Simmons out of his misery (and I'm a Bosox fan!)
  6. tmr

    tmr Member

    Halfway through I was wondering how this could possibly be any longer. So I quit.
  7. didntdoit19

    didntdoit19 Member

    Long, boring and self-important.

    I wonder what the ombudsman will have to say about this. Probably something like the "declining standards" at OTL.

    At least that's what I would say.
  8. NCScrub

    NCScrub Member

    I stopped after the second word.

    "When I ... "
  9. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    This is neither Sports nor News.

    Too bad we didn't have a "Codswallop" thread.

    God, Simmons is too pathetic for words.
  10. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    So this was next in line after the Bostock feature?

    Oh, wouldn't this have been better running yesterday? You know, the day he played his first playoff game for the Dodgers.
  11. I love his multiple "we" references when talking about the Red Sox.

    I am passionate about multiple teams, been a fan all my life ... but I will never, ever, say "We."
  12. MacDaddy

    MacDaddy Active Member

    Simmons' biggest flaw is that he equates being popular with being good.
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