Let’s Get Something Straight: Dan Shaughnessy Is NOT a Hall of Famer.

No. Despite what you may have heard, Dan Shaughnessy was not inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this weekend. He was given the J.G. Taylor Spink Award, presented at the Baseball Hall of Fame, and will be recognized in the media exhibit at the Hall.  There is no induction, he has no plaque. That doesn't stop … Continue reading Let’s Get Something Straight: Dan Shaughnessy Is NOT a Hall of Famer.

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Ripped From The Forums…

Two articles, same paper.  (h/t Kevin) Shank Today: How many more weeks can we count on the other guys mismanaging the clock, making stupid decisions, overthrowing open receivers, clanging field goal attempts off the uprights, dropping passes in the end zone, and botching interceptions? How many more times does the Tom Brady interception get called … Continue reading Ripped From The Forums…

Media Circling Wagons Around Shaughnessy Are As Clueless As He Is

https://twitter.com/SI_PeterKing/status/413310161768296448 https://twitter.com/BenVolin/status/413313977066602497 https://twitter.com/Melissa__Hanson/status/413343968751923200 https://twitter.com/Edwerderespn/status/413317619656048640 https://twitter.com/MrMichaelLee/status/413283479992807425 https://twitter.com/JeffDuncan_/status/413304090467106817 https://twitter.com/AdamMKaufman/status/413277884942282752 https://twitter.com/MikeRiley54/status/413304488322007040 https://twitter.com/chrisdbianchi/status/413671070957195265 I'm convinced that the majority of these media people 1) only read the headline or summary of the column, namely that sportwriters shouldn't root for teams,  and 2) have no idea about some of the stuff Shaughnessy has pulled over the years. I'm not going to … Continue reading Media Circling Wagons Around Shaughnessy Are As Clueless As He Is