Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Ready for my close-up | by Jay

On, Stephen Rodrick mourns the death of traditional sports writing, and fingers the rise of sports TV outlets like ESPN and the ensuing multitasking by print columnists as the culprits. It's a solid rant against the watering-down of sports commentary, and it's definitely worth a read. He particularly skewers Stephen A. Smith, much to my delight.

Where have you gone, Jim Murray? A sound-bite nation turns its lonely eyes to you.