How LeBron's 'Decision' stacks up to other tawdry sports pressers

Wall Street Journal | Sports Illustrated
Hannah Karp looks back at recent gather-round-the-TV sports moments. As far as circus theatrics go, she says, Brett Favre puts LeBron James to shame with his teary 2008 retirement announcement. || Richard Deitsch: Watching the LeBron reality show on ESPN, I gained a new respect for TV's "Amish in the City" and "Temptation Island."
> "ESPN might as well be called BSPN, America's Bullshit Leader"
> ESPN ombud's July 8 column has nothing about LeBron

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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