Dan Steinberg



Is ESPN Biased Against the Padres?


Sports needs a non-profit research center, like those groups that publish studies on the biases in television coverage of political campaigns, to spend a month logging the total time ESPN devotes...

Agendas Abound in Steve McNair Coverage


Yesterday in this space, Spencer Hall pointed out that a few prominent sports blogs have taken advantage of the Steve McNair tragedy to engage in rank speculation about what happened. Prominent...

Keith Olbermann is Disgusted by Manny, Baseball Fans, and America


You know what the world really could use right about now? Some more outrage. Because there just are never enough people outraged about something or other. We could especially use some outrage about...

TSB Americana: Ochocinco as Ben Franklin


We won't have regularly-scheduled TSB programming Friday through Sunday as everyone heads out to the beach, but for those of you stuck in offices or afraid of that glowing orb outside, we hope you...

Coach Who Allowed Beatings to Coach Again?


Here is a partial list of good qualifications for leadership positions in high school athletic departments: Extreme patience. An interest in molding young men and women. A willingness to confront...

British Paper: Eating Disorders are Hilarious


Tennis great Zina Garrison showed up at Wimbledon this week to compete in some golden oldies doubles action. She doesn't look exactly how you remember her. She's bigger now. ↵ ↵But how to...

Did Mariners Get Trade Idea from Fans?


For much of the universe, a trade involving two marginal minor leaguers -- Mariners 27-year-old infield prospect Michael Morse and Nationals journeyman outfielder Ryan Langerhans -- registered...

Team USA Displays Restraint in Junior World Championship of American Football


Hundreds of thousands of beef, barbeque and Bud-lovin' American sports fans got drawn into soccer madness over the past week, internalizing the whole footie culture and probably dancing in their...

Esiason Lets Capriati Endure Idiotic Questions


You could probably find a few things to say about WFAN host Craig Carton's performance this week when the shock-ishly jock had Jennifer Capriati on for a standard six-minute promotional spot that...

Shaquille O'Neal: The Journeyman Superstar


There are a couple great ironies in the Shaq-LeBron partnership--the most self-aware NBA superstar in recent memory joining the most blissfully self-obsessed, for example. But here's the thing I've...

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