Advertisements

Forums Forums Sports Media Discussion Daily Discussion Threads 04/03/2018 Daily Thread

This topic contains 65 replies, has 28 voices, and was last updated by  Fred West Lynn 11 months, 2 weeks ago.

Viewing 25 posts - 26 through 50 (of 66 total)
  • Author
    Posts
  • #121829

    jforb
    Participant

    7931, guessing the athletic is smart enough to not release their numbers

    #121830

    We should design Bedard’s BSJ tee shirt.

    #121831

    stabbed by foulke
    Participant

    Even if they fired Shank today I’d still work around the Globe’s pay-wall. You can’t forget the fact that they gave that turd a platform for decades.

    Reader View extension for Chrome bypasses the paywall. I still won’t click on Shank though.

    https://add0n.com/chrome-reader-view.html

     

    #121832

    Kingasaurus
    Participant

    We should design Bedard’s BSJ tee shirt.

    #121833

    Suzy
    Participant

    Even if they fired Shank today I’d still work around the Globe’s pay-wall. You can’t forget the fact that they gave that turd a platform for decades.

    Bingo.

    To the point where the clown goes on national TV as an “expert” on this region’s sports and fans.  :wall:

    #121834

    Kevin
    Participant

    We should design Bedard’s BSJ tee shirt.

    Did someone ask for terrible photoshopping?

    #121835

    Nick B
    Participant

    We should design Bedard’s BSJ tee shirt.

    Did someone ask for terrible photoshopping?

    still better than anything LJ ever came up with

    #121838

    Remember this bullshit story from Florio in 2013 (link)? Where he ran with a story from an email promotion from something called “jumpseat.me” about some Gronk party plane to Vegas. Florio used the opportunity to condemn Gronk for partying a couple days before he was scheduled to have surgery. It included this editorializing:

    While there’s no reason to believe that Gronkowski’s penchant for partying caused or contributed to the infection that invaded his arm following his second surgery, he’s contributing to a perception that, if he would back off on the shirtless slam dancing and everything that goes along with it, he’d be healthy by now.

    Then there’s the probability that Gronkowski needs back surgery.  While he’s on his own time and he should be allowed to enjoy his life, he’s inviting criticism from folks who think he’s not taking his career seriously — especially when it appears that his career may be at a crossroads.

    Problem was the story was already debunked something like eight to 11 hours before Florio ran it. Who’s more of an idiot: Ken Laird or the guy who believes Ken Laird actually got a scoop?

    #121839

    BSF34
    Participant

    We should design Bedard’s BSJ tee shirt.

    Did someone ask for terrible photoshopping?

    still better than anything LJ ever came up with

    “If I started a website I’d call it the Unathletic BWAHAHAHA but seriously Craig I’m in terrible physical shape.”

    Wait, what?

    #121840

    Kingasaurus
    Participant

    Did some work on it for you:

     

    main-qimg-3b20b6a0ee4f25d52ba95ad632b3586c-c

    Attachments:
    #121843

    chicowalker
    Participant

    link being flagged as spam, but apparently URI was all set to hire Pitino, but the president nixed it

    #121844

    Lefty
    Moderator

    link being flagged as spam, but apparently URI was all set to hire Pitino, but the president nixed it

    The President?

    “Little Ricky wants to coach in New England but never had his final press conference when he ran out on the Celtics.   Sad!   We won’t let him go to Rhode Island and disappoint the waitresses with 15 second trap.  “

    #121845

    chicowalker
    Participant

    There are some good looking waitresses at the Mews in Wakefield.  Color me relieved, whatever minor bump it would provide would be undone by having to find another coach in two years/ typical Pitino bullshit

    #121846

    Claude45
    Participant

    Just signed up for the Athletic. I enjoy spite filled acts, probably a little more than is healthy but oh well.

    #121847

    Ironhead
    Participant

    Kevin, *and Kingasaurus you magnificent bastards.

     

    I generally consider myself a good person, I believe in Karma as a concept, etc.  The amount of enmity I have and energy I’ve invested in the failure of Bedard and BSJ confirms my diagnosis of Irish Alzheimer’s:  Forgets Everything But A Grudge.  If he answered my question during his Twitter Q&A without being a cunt, I never would have begun a hyperlocal jihad and probably would have subscribed to start.

     

    Oh, and I also subscribed to The Athletic.  Howe clinched it for me.

    • This reply was modified 11 months, 3 weeks ago by  Ironhead.
    #121848

    Kevin
    Participant

    Did some work on it for you:

    main-qimg-3b20b6a0ee4f25d52ba95ad632b3586c-c

    How much would it cost us to have this made and put in Greg’s yard? :lol:

    #121849

    Claude45
    Participant

    Bedard is a thin-skinned, condescending, arrogant asshole who is completely dismissive of his potential audience. Not a humble bone in his body coupled with a delusional opinion of himself which causes him to be completely unlikable.

    When Bedard started his site, he asked me to sign up because as a beaneating green teamer, it would be hyper-local. The Athletic has a post with a well thought out explanation of why they think a pay site will work and why I should subscribe. The editor-in-chief laid out why he thought it work and what he had invested in time and reputation. Bedard copied a guy in Pittsburg.

    One guy is an industrious, hard-working, detailed and prepared business operator. The other is Bedard. No doubt in my mind that the hardest working guy this side of Tom Brady thinks he put in as much effort James Mirtle for the Athletic did but I’m here to tell you, he didn’t put in a tenth of the effort or work.

     

    #121850

    Suzy
    Participant

    OH NO.

    Where else are we gonna get insight like, He’s currently batting .302, which makes sense since he grew up in a large family.

     

    #121852

    Chief
    Participant

    Athletic just announced Fluto.  I wont even have to work around the Glob paywall anymore.

    #121853

    Big Fat O
    Participant

    Coach Betard thought people would pay for local coverage but nothing he’s doing is any different than what we hear and read.

    He goes on the radio and just shits on the best coach and team and I’m suppose to pay for that?

    By the way you can take Keefe away from the Zone but you can’t take the Zone out of Keefe. Stale is actually the voice of reason.

    #121854

    Feejis
    Participant

    Wonder if Box Score made a killing off Spotify’s opening day on the exchange.

    #121855

    Humphrey
    Participant

    R

    I always wanted to dump a load of garbage on Shank’s lawn like they did to the convenience store guy in The Sopranos.    Nearly empty tomato cans, of course.

    #121856

    BrianInLA
    Participant

    Wonder if Box Score made a killing off Spotify’s opening day on the exchange.

    Stock had been trading privately between $48-$132 a share. Opens this morning at $169 a share. That’s the high of the day and closes at $148 (low of the day). I expect Axe Capital is behind this somehow.

     

    #121857

    Suzy
    Participant

    R

    I always wanted to dump a load of garbage on Shank’s lawn like they did to the convenience store guy in The Sopranos. Nearly empty tomato cans, of course.

    That’s actually brilliant. 

    #121858

    Ironhead
    Participant

    The least we can do is send a sympathy card to #BSJHQ.

    • This reply was modified 11 months, 3 weeks ago by  Ironhead.
Viewing 25 posts - 26 through 50 (of 66 total)

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

Skip to toolbar