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Whitlock Takes on SJ Icon Peter King

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Boom_70, Feb 15, 2011.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

  2. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    This again proves the need for a "Running Whitlock Feud" thread.
  3. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    Has "running" and "Whitlock" ever appeared in the same sentence before?
  4. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Hmmm. I can attest that I have witnessed him play basketball before, so I guess that's running...
  5. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    I would think "lumbering" would be miore like it.

    And while I agree that the Pro Football HOF selection process is like a secret cabal, the minute Whitlock pulled the race card -- as he usually does -- I stopped reading.
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    YGBFKM Guest

    Is Richard Dent white?
  7. Guy_Incognito

    Guy_Incognito Well-Known Member

    Nothing wrong with that column.
  8. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Loved that Whitlock obviously got under Kings skin. Thought this was a pretty good stuff here:

    "Nope. Sports Illustrated’s Peter The King and The Dallas Morning News’ Rick Gosselin are the Avon Barksdale and Stringer Bell of the HOF selection process. In his weekly Monday Morning Quarterback column, King rose from his throne and offered his defense of the fiefdom he and Gosselin oversee.

    A Palin-like populist, King nailed himself to a cross (insinuating that I called him racist), pretended that the ethics of journalists are somehow superior to those of athletes and coaches, suggested my passionate support for Willie Roaf was a byproduct of “regionalism” and acted like it was ridiculous to think any back-room deals could influence the selection process.

    I’m not doing his column justice. Read it yourself here.

    After I read his column, I was left to believe one of three things about King: 1) He’s naive and simpleminded; 2) He never learned a single journalistic principle at Ohio University; 3) Money and fame caused him to abandon what few journalistic principles he ever had."

    YGBFKM Guest

    Are all well-known journalists whiny bitches?
  10. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    It's theoretically possible that one isn't, though no such evidence exists.
  11. YGBFKM

    YGBFKM Guest

    In all seriousness, do any of these guys filling column inches with feud after feud really think the readers care? I know a lot of people around here do, but it seems a disservice to bother the average reader with this petty crap.
  12. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    Whitlock vs. King ... next on MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch.
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