Sports Guys: Insights, Highlights and Hoo-hahs From Your by Gene Fox

By Gene Fox

It is not likely the Midwest will ever see a extra eminent band of activities men. they're invoice Grigsby, Joe McGuff, Len Dawson, Don Fortune and Harold Ensley.

Show description

Read or Download Sports Guys: Insights, Highlights and Hoo-hahs From Your Favorite Sports Authorities PDF

Similar journalism books

The Gutenberg Galaxy

The Gutenberg Galaxy catapulted Marshall McLuhan to popularity as a media theorist and, in time, a new media prognosticator. Fifty years after its preliminary book, this landmark textual content is extra major than ever earlier than.

Readers might be surprised by way of McLuhan’s prescience, unequalled by means of a person due to the fact that, predicting as he did the dramatic technological suggestions that experience essentially replaced how we speak. The Gutenberg Galaxy foresaw the networked, compressed ‘global village’ that will emerge within the late-twentieth and twenty-first centuries — regardless of having been written whilst black-and-white tv was once ubiquitous.

This new version of The Gutenberg Galaxy celebrates either the centennial of McLuhan’s beginning and the fifty-year anniversary of the book’s ebook. a brand new inside layout updates The Gutenberg Galaxy for twenty-first-century readers, whereas honouring the leading edge, avant-garde spirit of the unique. This version additionally contains new introductory essays that remove darkness from McLuhan’s lasting impact on a number of scholarly fields and pop culture.

A must-read if you inhabit today’s international village, The Gutenberg Galaxy is an fundamental street map for our evolving conversation landscape.

Journalism and Democracy: An Evaluation of the Political Public Sphere

The general public sphere is related to be in quandary. Dumbing down, tabloidisation, infotainment and spin are speculated to contaminate it, adversely affecting the standard of political journalism and of democracy itself. there's a pervasive pessimism in regards to the courting among the media and democracy, and common predicament for the way forward for the political approach.

Sports Guys: Insights, Highlights and Hoo-hahs From Your Favorite Sports Authorities

It truly is not likely the Midwest will ever see a extra eminent band of activities men. they're invoice Grigsby, Joe McGuff, Len Dawson, Don Fortune and Harold Ensley.

Gender, Citizenship and Newspapers: Historical and Transnational Perspectives

The gendered nature of the connection among the click and emergence of cultural citizenship from the 1860s to the Thirties is explored via unique information and insightful comparisons among India, Britain and France during this built-in method of women's illustration in newspapers, their position as information resources and their expert job.

Extra resources for Sports Guys: Insights, Highlights and Hoo-hahs From Your Favorite Sports Authorities

Example text

Lenny the Cool" and his career will always be remembered in MidAmerica. His name is prominently and rightfully displayed on the Chiefs' Hall of Fame Ring at Number One Arrowhead Drive. The Golden Throat As long as I can remember, Don Fortune has been a fixture on the airwaves in Kansas City. Surely, he must predate the Chiefs' arrival in Page 10 Mid-America. Life was very simple in sports in the early 1960s as the Chiefs helped establish Kansas City as a successful sports town. " I do a lot of driving back and forth to the airport and have probably heard various versions of Don Fortune's sports reports and call-in shows 100 times or more.

Sprenger, like many of the reporters who covered the Chiefs in the early days, came from an era that is so unlike today. Even when negative stories had to be told and reporters and public relations directors found themselves on opposite sides of that story, there was more of a gentlemanly approach. As a result, both sides could always talkno matter what. "We'd go have a lunchor a dinner," Sprenger said. "It was a good time to just talk, without pad or pencil. During those 15 years the Page 15 organization wasn't always easy to defend.

Perhaps it is hard to imagine a man projecting a quality of dignity and grace by simply sitting on a bar stool. But he did, in large measure. Page 14 In a hushed tone, I told the others not to look around just yet, but Joe DiMaggio was at the end of the bar. All of us but Becky cooed with delight. " Without waiting for our explanation, she turned and peeked at the man at the end of the bar. Becky's face suddenly lit up in recognition. "Oh, cool . . it's Mr. " It probably was a recurring dilemma for DiMaggio.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.79 of 5 – based on 32 votes