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Skip Bayless as a writer

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by SkiptomyLou, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. SkiptomyLou

    SkiptomyLou Member

    Obviously, Bayless is kind of a blowhard now that he's on ESPN. I chalk that up to the worldwide leader paying him to be outrageous. Does anybody know if he was similar when he was on the Dallas Morning News?
  2. derwood

    derwood Active Member

  3. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

  4. SkiptomyLou

    SkiptomyLou Member

    I want to get peoples' opinions of him as a writer, IJAG, is there anything THAT absurd about that?
  5. Point of Order

    Point of Order Active Member

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  6. LanceyHoward

    LanceyHoward Active Member

    I have never read his columns. I never lived in the areas where he worked. But his book on the demise of the 80's Cowboys was the weirdest sports book I have ever read. He talked about how he was a born again Christian and Tom Landry had spiritually failed him because Landry tolerated the philandering of Clint Murchison and Tex Maulee. I also remember a line in the books that the Cowboys empire was built on "adultery".

    My impression is that Bayless takes himself very seriously to the point of parody.
  7. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member


    Blue Moon.

    With a twist, please.
  8. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    But you didn't ask for opinions. You asked if he wrote the same way he is on ESPN. You can find that out for yourself.
  9. spikechiquet

    spikechiquet Well-Known Member

    Lay off the Red Bull kid...
  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Flash laughs at his snail-like pace...
  11. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    Make that two.
  12. KJIM

    KJIM Well-Known Member

    You need to be here more than a week to use people's nicknames.

    On Skip, I know nothing.

    I'll have an IBC.
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