TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily
Hi SportsNewser readers - thanks for taking a few minutes of your day to check in with SportsNewser over the past year. Moving forward, sports media stories will be featured on our other mediabistro.com blogs, including here on TVNewser.

ESPN Offends NY Post Scribe

Phil Mushnick is angry!

ESPN is treating Pittsburgh Steelers safety James Harrison with kid gloves. Mike Tirico said sympathetic things about the head-hunter! Jon Gruden mentioned that he wasn’t a “dirty player.” Oh, the humanity!

Mushnick’s right to point out that Harrison isn’t the saint ESPN might want you to believe. But is there any reason to bring up his problems away from football? “Off the field, he has issues, too, from being sentenced to anger management classes following an arrest for domestic assault, to his pit bull’s attack on his son,” the columnist writes.

His pit bull attacked his son? What possible bearing does that have on anything that happens on the football field.

Mr. Mushnick, you’re just throwing things out there, hoping something sticks.

Mediabistro Course

Social Media 101

Social Media 101Get hands-on social media training for beginners in our online boot camp, Social Media 101. Starting September 4, social media and marketing experts will help you determine the social media sites that matter most to you, based on your personal and professional goals. Register now!