How did I become a Bertuzzi defender? I wasn't really a huge fan when he played in Vancouver. I didn't buy his sweater or hang posters of him on the wall. I didn't bore my buddies at work during coffee about how great he played in the game last night.
It just seems unsportsmanlike for reporters to continually slip subtle but incredibly misleading statements in about Bertuzzi in their articles.
Yet, what sports reporters write is pretty harmless, right?
Here is a paragraph from the National Post: