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]
Internal rift at Fox News post-Ailes …Elephant throws stone, kills girl at Moroccan zoo … Kansas City police (…)
The San Francisco Giants acquired All-Star Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
Kevin Durant is refuting reports he told Russell Westbrook he was going to return to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Craig Sager will miss the 2016 Summer Olympics as he continues his battle against leukemia.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar began his remarks at the Democratic National Convention with a rather pointed zinger at Donald Trump’s (…)
Sounds a bit bolder than it is.