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The “Pivot” to Video: While We’re Waiting

FOX Sports and MTV News are merely the latest to abandon quality writing in favor of video. Where does it end?

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What it’s like to cover the NBA Finals: While We’re Waiting

Wins or losses, covering the NBA Finals is an event in its own right.

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ESPN layoffs signal for worse times ahead: While We’re Waiting

ESPN tied up billions of dollars in broadcast rights and now hard-working journalists have to pay the price.

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The Athletic is coming to Cleveland: While We’re Waiting

The city of Cleveland is about to have another outlet for coverage of its sports teams. Are readers going to buy in?

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The (Swerving) Spectrum of Sportswriting: While We’re Waiting

A look at the transition of basketball writing from opinion to analytical over the course of the last several years.

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And the “longform” debate rages on—kind of: While We’re Waiting…

A look at the landscape of longform journalism in the wake of SB Nation’s since-removed story on a serial rapist. Spoiler: The story didn’t need fewer words; it needed better ones.

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What is the future of regional sports writing? While We’re Waiting…

Happy Monday? Roughly eight hours after the completion of Game 5 and I’m just left feeling frustrated. I’m left feeling that this Cleveland Cavaliers team, as currently comprised, is just this close [holds fingers closely together to provide visual] to beating the best team in all of basketball. Matthew Dellavedova has been a great story,

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Digital journalism and the importance of Yeezy Boosts: While We’re Waiting…

Happy Memorial Day Monday, you guys. As has been the case in years past, it should be pretty slow going around these parts as we partake in three-day weekend festivities with friends and family, but don’t take this to mean we’re completely out of touch with what the last 72 hours have meant for your

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Are we dumber than ever? While We’re Waiting…

Over a full year later, and the war still rages on. Different, smaller battles with varying individuals being placed on the front line, perhaps, but the Good Fight still rages on. A little over a year-and-a-half ago, I penned a rhetorical crowdsourcing column of sorts where I discussed the worth of words. Sure, said column

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On Mark Cuban, Locker Room Access and the Internet

Editor’s note: What follows are some thoughts on journalism that Rick mentioned earlier today. If you’re looking for thoughts on Cleveland sports, you’re not going to want to read the next 1400 words. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is allegedly done with Internet-based coverage of his team.  Cuban, a man who has made billions of dollars

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