We will update the online reading suggestions listed here throughout the semester. New additions at the top.
Verifying sources: a primer and checklist, The Bleacher Report Writers Blog, updated March 12, 2013
That’s What She Said: ‘Sandbox Edition,’ Sarah Spain, espnW, Nov. 14, 2013
For too long, sports journalists glossed over football’s violence. I was one of them. Leonard Shapiro, The Washington Post, Oct. 18, 2013. Also, if you haven’t watched the PBS Frontline story on NFL concussions, “League of Denial,” you should.
The Quaz Q&A: Tyler Kepner, Jeff Pearlman, jeffpearlman.com, Oct. 9, 2013
Who Is The Most Pompous Sports Pundit? A Scientific Investigation, Tim Marchman and Reuben Fischer-Baum, Deadspin, Sept. 25, 2013
As SI’s Oklahoma State series shows, sportswriters can’t be fans, Rick Morrissey, Chicago Sun-Times, Sept. 20, 2013
Skip Bayless, ESPN2 ‘First Take’ co-host, may be the most hated man in sports, Rick Maese, Washington Post, Sept. 13, 2013
The art of scoring, Jim Caple, ESPN.com, Aug. 29, 2013
A One-Sided Fight, Will Leitch, Sports on Earth, Aug. 29, 2013
Why I didn’t cheer at the end of the Daytona 500, Jay Busbee, jaybusbee.com, Feb. 22, 2011
The HOF: Why I stopped voting, T.J. Quinn, ESPN.com, Dec. 28, 2012
Jay Glazer Learns In Fact He May Be An ESPN ‘Source’, Matt Yoder, awfulannouncing.com, Dec. 29, 2012
Sally Jenkins responds about views toward Lance Armstrong, Ed Sherman, shermanreport.com, Oct. 23, 2012
“Why’s this so good” No. 76: William Nack and “Pure Heart”, Don Van Natta Jr., niemanstoryboard.org, April 23, 2013
The Quaz Q&A: Tom Verducci, JeffPearlman.com, Jan. 2, 2013