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(Message started by: StegRock on Aug 5th, 2009, 10:55am)

Title: News about Football News
Post by StegRock on Aug 5th, 2009, 10:55am
"'Player' [smiley=howtoput.gif] signings" on the "back end"... From "The REAL Feed":

Brad Biggs Joins National Football Post as NFL Reporter (
PR Web: Sports (05.08.2009 07:37)
Veteran pro football writer Brad Biggs, who is starting his ninth season covering the Chicago Bears for the Chicago Sun-Times, joins the staff of the National Football Post this week as the site's NFL reporter. (PRWeb Aug 5, 2009)
Read the full story at...

Title: Re: News about Football News
Post by StegRock on Aug 16th, 2009, 10:53am
In this case, "fantasy" football news,... which rolls out fast these days... and off "The REAL Feed", like this very report out of a LOCAL source that rolls off the Feed:

Fantasy football speeds up (
Sports: NFL / Football -- (16.08.2009 07:04)
(By Tony Mecia, Before the Internet and cell phones and TV packages that let you watch every pro football game, playing fantasy football took a lot of work. It sounded geeky - football fans who were so hard-core that they selected individual NFL players to be o...

Title: Re: News about Football News
Post by StegRock on Sep 8th, 2009, 9:46pm
A signing and a run-down... from "The REAL Feed":

Recently retired Bruschi joins ESPN (AP) (
Yahoo! News: Democratic Party (08.09.2009 13:01)
Recently retired New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi is joining ESPN as an analyst. Bruschi announced his retirement last week after 13 seasons in which he won three Super Bowls. ESPN says Tuesday that he will provide NFL analysis on its new local sports Web site,, along w...

Richard Deitsch: 2009 NFL Broadcasting Guide ( NFL (08.09.2009 11:19)
Love 'em or hate 'em, you need 'em to watch the games. Richard Deitsch details the talking heads.

Title: Re: News about Football News
Post by StegRock on Aug 23rd, 2011, 8:38pm
This writer's name is "Schmuck"! [smiley=dick.jpg] ... [smiley=laugh.gif] From "The REAL Feed":

Peter Schmuck: Harbaugh trying to pump up Ravens-Redskins rivalry (,0,7065173.column) - Sports (23.08.2011 18:19)
Coach can't help that passion among Mid-Atlantic foes is lackingRavens coach John Harbaugh seems to understand the entertainment value of a little back-and-forth between the two NFL franchises in the Mid-Atlantic region. Though the rivalry between the Ravens and Redskins is fairly tepid, Harbaugh...

Would you really listen to a Schmuck? [smiley=rollinwithlaughter.gif] No less one with the name Peter?!? [smiley=sinister.gif] "Peter Schmuck",... are you kidding me? [smiley=joker.gif]

Title: Re: News about Football News
Post by StegRock on Sep 8th, 2011, 3:21pm
This is more like news about "fantasy" football news...  From "The REAL Feed":

NFL requires fantasy football stats in real-time at stadiums (
Washington Post: Sports (08.09.2011 13:29)
It may not be apparent to fans watching the NFL season opener between the New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers at home, but there will be a big difference for fans attending games this year.And we aren't just talking about the new kickoff rule.The NFL has directed all teams to display real-ti...

They are catering to us, fellow fantasy footballers!!! [smiley=woohoo.gif]

Title: Re: News about Football News
Post by StegRock on Jul 29th, 2012, 2:43am
I am posting this sheerly for the object lesson in media manipulation.  These two diametrically opposed headlines are based on the same content.  This goes to show you how dramatically the media can muddy the waters.  What if you were just a headline reader?  How would that conversation at the water-cooler go?  From "The REAL Feed":

Carroll 'concerned, disappointed' about Lynch (
ESPN: NFL (28.07.2012 17:59)
Marshawn Lynch received plenty of cheers from the fans sitting on the grassy hill on Saturday as the Seattle Seahawks began training camp.

Pete Carroll pleased with Marshawn Lynch since arrest ( (28.07.2012 22:07)
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll expressed disappointment in Marshawn Lynch for his arrest earlier this month, but said the dialogue with the running back has been good.

This is not even about persuasion.  Interestingly, it is just "confusing"... [smiley=hmmmm.gif]'s Gridiron » Powered by YaBB 1 Gold - SP 1.1!
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