If you've ever worked in the field of journalism, you know that, when it comes to travel arrangements, the media could use better travel agents. They almost always wait until the last minute to approve trips, which inevitably causes the price to be double or triple what it should have been. It's very productive.
So here's something funny and obscure that a reader just pointed out to us. This week, Sports Illustrated subscribers — like ourselves — were treated to a special promotion with Callaway Golf. Basically, you send in a contest card, and if you win, you get a X460 Driver and two X Fairway Woods. We don't play golf, so…
We know it goes. You've worked a late night, and your editor — who told this job had all kinds of writing possibilities, that it was Sports Illustrated, before you realized the job was just writing taglines and editing Jenn Sterger's copy — is on your case to do one last photo gallery. You're bleary. You're tired.…
We've been awfully busy the last couple of weeks, and we finally sat down and caught ourselves up on the last couple of issues of Sports Illustrated, a.k.a. "Keeping The Print World Safe From Web Gunslingers." It didn't take very long; SI's awfully thin these days, as if magazine advertising dollars are being shifted…
Hey, we made it five posts in today before any Barry Bonds posts. We want some credit for that.
In all the rigmarole destined to take over the sports airwaves in the coming days, let's not forget who will suffer the real ramifications of the definitive proof that Barry Bonds took steroids story: ESPN.
OK, if you've hadn't a chance to dig into the Bonds Sports Illustrated story yet, we cannot recommend it more highly.
So we just got back from lunch ... what'd we miss?
We were caught up in Super Bowl madness last week, so we didn't get around to this, but we'd like to formally congratulate Sports Illustrated's Steve Rushin on his selection as 2005 Sportswriter Of The Year.