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Russ Grimm: The one, true Steelers head coach -- well, maybe not

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by DyePack, Jan 21, 2007.

  1. DyePack

    DyePack New Member

    http://www.triblive.com

    Just thought I'd set this one up for when the game of musical chairs begins.
     
  2. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Re: Russ Grimm: The one, true Steelers head coach

    If the Tribune's right on this, they would look mighty good when the announcement comes.
     
  3. DisembodiedOwlHead

    DisembodiedOwlHead Active Member

    Re: Russ Grimm: The one, true Steelers head coach

    That would be a first !
     
  4. DisembodiedOwlHead

    DisembodiedOwlHead Active Member

    Re: Russ Grimm: The one, true Steelers head coach

    My source says it's an upset.

    Foge Fazio.
     
  5. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Re: Russ Grimm: The one, true Steelers head coach

    Oh geez ... talk about a blast from the past. Oh, how I've tried to forget that name.
     
  6. lantaur

    lantaur Active Member

    Re: Russ Grimm: The one, true Steelers head coach

    Well, someone (or someones - is that a word?) is going to look bad on this. Either the Tribune-Review or SI.com/ESPN's Mortensen. Let the fun begin.
     
  7. RokSki

    RokSki New Member

    Re: Russ Grimm: The one, true Steelers head coach

    DyePack: Love the lede. :)
     
  8. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Re: Russ Grimm: The one, true Steelers head coach

    I would love for Mort to be wrong... Unfortunately, I doubt he is...
     
  9. broadway joe

    broadway joe Guest

    Re: Russ Grimm: The one, true Steelers head coach

    I've got nothing against Mort, but his name shouldn't be attached to this story. He didn't break it, Silver did. ESPN's practice of saying "ESPN's so-and-so is confirming..." is total bullshit, an attempt to horn in on someone else's scoop and leave the average viewer thinking about what great inside info they have when in fact they've been beaten on the story. There's no shame in getting beat sometimes. No one can break every story, especially on a national beat. Why does ESPN have to try to give the impression that they do?
     
  10. Re: Russ Grimm: The one, true Steelers head coach

    Prisuta's source was likely sent by the Steelers to plant a seed of confusion until they are authorized by the NFL to issue a press alert for the Monday press conference. Steelers did issue a statement saying they have not agreed to a contract and would not be available the rest of the day.

    Broadway Joe - ESPN thinks they 'OWN' the American sports news business. It is sickening Mortensen went on a sixth grader type denial just to make it look like he was involved and then only to come out reporting his own sources were now confirming the Tomlin selection.

    I've heard its Tomlin from two local reporters but they can't go with it because the Rooney family and Steelers are absolutely not talking to reporters about it. Journalistic integrity does exist for some reporters, nice to see.
     
  11. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Re: Russ Grimm: The one, true Steelers head coach

    On SportsCenter this morning, Mortensen said Tomlin will be offered the job today, but hasn't been informed of the decision yet. Essentially, Mort is saying he knows before Tomlin does...

    Mort is such a douche that I really hope Grimm gets the job. Michael Silver is a great guy, but it would be Mort who is the most embarrassed if he winds up being wrong.

    I'd much rather Mort be wrong than someone at Pittsburgh's No. 2 paper.
     
  12. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Re: Russ Grimm: The one, true Steelers head coach

    This is an absolute mess. I can't wait to see who was wrong here.
     
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