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The latest run at Tony K...

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Vic Mackey, Sep 6, 2006.

  1. Vic Mackey

    Vic Mackey Member

  2. BigDog

    BigDog Active Member

    Bill Conlin hasn't made a run -- or ran -- since 1954.
     
  3. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    Journalists talking about journalists. That's news. ::)
     
  4. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Not true... you're assuming he's never had the trots... and with a build like that, it's safe to assume there's been some greasy food going down that gullet
     
  5. Freelance Hack

    Freelance Hack Active Member

    "If this baby goes down, you and I will end up on the jump page of the story -- or in the 'other fatalities' sidebar."

    That's pretty funny.
     
  6. Del_B_Vista

    Del_B_Vista Active Member

    When I covered the Saints and Peter Finney would travel to games, the guys from the Times-Picayune and I would joke that we'd be lucky to make the deckhead.
     
  7. Twoback

    Twoback Active Member

    Funny thing is, even juggling all these various jobs a guy might do less work than somebody plugging along on a beat. Having more bosses doesn't necessarily equate to doing more work.
     
  8. GuessWho

    GuessWho Active Member

    Reminds me of an old preseason skywriters' football press tour for a major conference. At about 25,000 feet, the old propjet full of writers started making a funny noise. One guy said, "If this baby goes down, there sure are going to be a lot of shitty jobs open up."
     
  9. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    Good column.

    Good point Twoback. Kornheiser's work is now "columnettes", travel, debating on the clock on PTI, travel, getting six words in edgewise with Theismann (good luck), travel. Will he ever write a 1,000 word story or be allowed to talk uninterrupted for 5 minutes again?

    On another note...is Conlin like 35th on the depth chart for The Sports Reporters? I always thought he was good on there.
     
  10. leo1

    leo1 Active Member

    seems to be more of a warning to slow down before he drops dead of a heart attack then a rip job.
     
  11. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    That is, unless a rip job is calling someone a workaholic, which I highly doubt.
     
  12. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    Good column. Bad layout.
     
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