Charlie Pierce on all this ESPN nonsense and newspapering and what not is so fantastic and I’m bitter we didn’t run it. Go check it out. [SI]
Especially when he writes about baseball.
Charlie Pierce once wrote a celebrated story about Tiger Woods. Now, he writes about Woods again. Slide on over to Grantland and read "The Burdened Walk":
Last Friday, the Daily Caller published what is truly one of the most insane pieces of sportswriting to ever exist, in which a dumb guy attempts to turn Bryce Harper into a symbol of conservative values and the reincarnation of Ronald Reagan, or some shit.
Occasionally, we'll select stories — old and new, sports and otherwise, relevant and merely sublime — that we urge you to read for one reason or another. Today: Charlie Pierce walks into a barn and encounters the first undefeated Triple Crown winner engaged in a New Age relaxation technique — with a man named Ricky…