Sports Networks Ignore Seamy Side Of Coaching, Player Scandals
March 25th, 2021 3:46 PM
Some things are thoroughly rotten with media coverage of March Madness and Major League Baseball this spring. New York Post columnist Phil Mushnick exposed television networks airing these respective sports for celebrating cheating coaches and athletes.
A-Rod May Be Cut From Animated Children's Movie
August 15th, 2013 11:02 AM
Although it's been in production for six years and will be very expensive to do, embattled baseball star Alex Rodriguez might be cut from an animated children's movie scheduled for release next April.
The film's executive producer Ray Negron initially told New York's Newsday that Rodriguez's parts will be completely edited out of the final version.
Couric Can’t Believe A-Rod’s Worth $28 Million
December 17th, 2007 4:48 PM
Katie Couric, the "CBS Evening News" anchor who is paid $15 million a year for sinking ratings, can't seem to grasp the concept of free markets in sports.In an interview with New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez, Couric questioned his new record-setting contract. The deal includes $275 million over 10 years and another $30 million in incentives, according to ESPN."Your new…
Andy Rooney Gets Pass for Racial Slur About Hispanic Baseball Players
August 27th, 2007 1:30 PM
So, did you hear that Andy Rooney made a racial slur last week about baseball players all being named "Rodriguez?" You didn't? Well, how could you, for it appears that virtually nobody reported it. To bring you up to speed, the CBS "60 Minutes" commentator wrote a column about America's national pastime last Thursday, and stated the following (emphasis added):