Direction of Sports Journalism: “Because survival is the strongest instinct, in humans and in business, sports journalism is being forced to evolve into selling its principles and fairness (its soul, in other words) in exchange for clicks and cash, a trafficking not that far removed from porn … It is either that or lose money and ratings and eyeballs to people who don’t make any kind of moral stand. The mainstream media might have wanted to stay out of the TMZ-ization of the Tiger Woods story on principle, but it literally couldn’t afford to do so because viewers were going to go find it somewhere. Show me the restaurant that tells you what you should be eating, instead of giving you what you want to consume, and I’ll show you an empty restaurant.” [Miami Herald]
Tennessee’s football team will honor Pat Summitt with a helmet sticker this year.
Miami booted two of its top defensive players from the football team on Saturday after they violated NCAA rules.
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Fun at the ballpark.
Utecht retired from the NFL after five concussions in college and the pros.
Ben Zobrist posted a video of him singing “Let It Go” with his daughter at Disneyland.
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