Sunday, November 02, 2008

Rayanne, she's a stayin'

New York Times media columnist Bryan Curtis steps up with a great article on terrible locker room sports cliches and the journalists that help generate them.

Frankly, I’m sick of bland, odorless quotes, and I sense that both athlete and reporter are, too. A War on the Locker Room Cliché would end this mutually unsatisfactory relationship.
It's a must read and the timing is fascinating given the debate the last fews days over Berger, the role of the MSM and the reaction of the Barilkoshphere.


  1. Anonymous8:46 am

    thanks for linking the NY times story. your posts are "putting on a clinic" or "hitting on all cylinders" in the blogosphere!

  2. Great article. Thanks as always MF. Can you imagine sports reporting without cliches?