Shaughnessy – “I don’t know a ton about football.”

The brave columnist from the Boston Globe went onto Houston sports radio to talk about his Sunday column...and turtled completely, telling the hosts he's not a football guy, he doesn't know a ton about football and saying "you got me" when confronted with specific parts of his column. Not really a surprise. Shank Goes Into … Continue reading Shaughnessy – “I don’t know a ton about football.”

Shaughnessy’s Continued Digs at Robert Kraft…And Fondness For Tomato Cans

Dan Shaughnessy just can't help himself. From Sunday: In typical lucky fashion, the tomato cans* are lining up for the Patriots, which is great news for Robert (“you can call me Amos Alonzo or you can call me Hef, but please don’t call me Bob”) Kraft and the CBS executives who worship the Patriots. *see … Continue reading Shaughnessy’s Continued Digs at Robert Kraft…And Fondness For Tomato Cans

Shaughnessy — “Get Off My Lawn, Bloggers”

The Boston Globe continued its series of attacks on blogging, Twitter and the internet by old-school media dinosaurs with the publication of today's column by Dan Shaughnessy. You've probably heard by now that Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel was injured on Sunday and some Kansas City fans actually cheered when he was taken off the field. … Continue reading Shaughnessy — “Get Off My Lawn, Bloggers”

2011 Approval Ratings – Dan Shaughnessy

The voice and face of Boston sports - at least according to the Boston Globe - is Dan Shaughnessy. Shaughnessy is the Globe's front-page go-to guy for all major sports stories, the latest example being all the front page runs he received during the Bruins Stanley Cup chase. Shaughnessy grew up in Groton, MA, and is a graduate … Continue reading 2011 Approval Ratings – Dan Shaughnessy

Newsday’s Policy Would Mean The End of Shaughnessy, Borges

The New York newspaper Newsday recently implemented a new policy in its sports pages. An article by John Koblin in the New York Observer reports on the policy and has reaction from many Newsday staffers, who are unhappy with the decision. The article opens this way: Newsday has a new policy for its sports page. The … Continue reading Newsday’s Policy Would Mean The End of Shaughnessy, Borges