Category Archives: Journalism

Media and NFL Should Emulate Tebow’s Example

Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow has been on the receiving end of some pretty incredible criticism since entering the NFL. Critics such as ESPN’s Merril Hoge have called him “embarrassing” and have insisted that he “can’t play” in the NFL. … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to John Benton from Grantland Rice

Editor’s Note: If you’ve not heard of John Benton, you’re not alone. He’s a no-name “journalist” who apparently is trying to capitalize on some name dropping to achieve notoriety. Dear Mr. Benton: Since shuffling off this mortal coil, I’ve not … Continue reading

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Tressel NCAA Transcript Answers Questions, Raises Others

On June 9, I wrote here that the media, despite the resignation of Jim Tressel and Terrelle Pryor’s decision to leave Ohio State, had jumped to the wrong conclusions and were chasing the wrong questions. There I asked several questions … Continue reading

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Judging the Book by the (Magazine) Cover

Read how the media’s new Jim Tressel narrative doesn’t fit with reality.

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Smith and Gee now on the Hotseat

The release last night of Sports Illustrated’s reported bombshell article that would “blow the lid off Ohio State football” was not quite as billed. Pulitzer Prize winner George Dohrmann can be fairly certain this morning that his investigation into improprieties … Continue reading

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Worst Cover-up Since Watergate?

Ohio State fans are beginning to wonder how many more cleats are going to drop. Yet another former OSU football player, WR Ray Small, has come out alleging football players received improper benefits and that the situation is widespread. The … Continue reading

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Bunker Mentality at Ohio State

Former Ohio State basketball player and author of Club Trillion Mark Titus is the latest Buckeye to come under “friendly fire” for sharing his opinion on the ongoing saga surrounding the Ohio State football program. Titus became a viral sensation … Continue reading

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