What's Wrong with Sports Journalism and How Can We Fix It?

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What's Wrong with Sports Journalism and How Can We Fix It?
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As both an avid sports fan and sportswriter, I have strong opinions about most leagues and most teams.  However, beyond opining that the Yankees have no excuse for not winning the World Series every year and that Cristiano Ronaldo will never outperform Lionel Messi, I occasionally step back from my writer's post and more generally assess the field of sports journalism.

Unfortunately, I've discovered several bad habits rife among sports journalists from ESPN to Bleacher Report. Realizing that I'm actually quite guilty of practicing many of these habits, I hope this article can generate an ongoing discussion about how we can improve our practices.

So without further ado, here is my criticism of the sports journalism industry.

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