APSE Continues To Take Firm Stand Against Thing

Yesterday we brought you the breaking news that the Associated Press Sports Editors had released a statement about...something. No longer would they sit quietly by; as the gatekeepers of journalism, they had to draw a line in the sand and say "no more." It wasn't clear what they were against, but whatever it was, we… » 2/22/12 1:10pm 2/22/12 1:10pm

The Associated Press Sports Editors Are Against Something

The APSE is one of those journalism organizations that probably used to mean something, but now just kind of exists because crusty old newspaper types like having membership in something and like going to an annual convention. They're best known for their awards (Rick Bacon has one), for which they're in the middle of… » 2/21/12 7:20pm 2/21/12 7:20pm

Joe Posnanski Brings Himself To Say A Few Nice Things About Mitch Albom

Of a guy he doesn't much like, Posnanski writes: "Mitch Albom inspired me to become a sportswriter. Mitch Albom inspired many of my friends to become sportswriters....[H]e is one of the most influential sportswriters in the history of American newspapers." » 7/26/10 4:30pm 7/26/10 4:30pm

Last Night's Winner: Whatever's Left Of Sportswriting's Conscience

In sports, everyone is a winner—some people just win better than others. Like Dave Kindred, who the other day threw some heat at Mitch Albom's bean and gave us moderate hope that the sportswriting establishment isn't completely out to lunch. » 7/20/10 12:15pm 7/20/10 12:15pm