In Defense (?) Of Borges

In response to our Ron Borges and the Quote Pool Of Replenishing Nourishment item earlier today, a reporter (and colleague of Borges) writes in to (gently) take us to task, requesting that he/she remain anonymous. A quote: » 3/06/07 2:45pm 3/06/07 2:45pm

Ron Borges Suspended, But He's Not Alone

After the rather obvious plagiarism incident involving Boston Globe columnist Ron Borges yesterday, the Globe has suspended Borges for two months without pay. The union reps are standing behind Borges, but it's clear you won't see him in the paper for a while. It's all pretty much by the book; take someone else's copy… » 3/06/07 10:00am 3/06/07 10:00am

Ron Borges' Cut-And-Paste Job

If you don't like The Boston Globe's Ron Borges and would like him to go away, you're in luck this morning: He pretty blatantly plagiarized his column yesterday from The Tacoma News Tribune. The evidence is obvious, and overwhelming. » 3/05/07 11:45am 3/05/07 11:45am

Why Your Hometown Columnist Sucks: Ron Borges

The way we hear it, it's only a matter of time before citizens of the greater Boston area seize up torches and pitchforks and march en masse on the Globe building, demanding the head and/or various other stubby, dwarfish body parts of Ron Borges. If there is a sportswriter more despised in his own local area we know… » 1/24/06 1:45pm 1/24/06 1:45pm