Writing is my hobby, and what better to write than that which I know little about? It leaves the room one needs to fabricate artful little elements about what you see and pretend that your opinion is worth something. This is Sports Writing.
Hunter S. Thompson described it as, "The two keys to success as a sportswriter are: (1) A blind willingness to believe anything you’re told by the coaches, flacks, hustlers, and other “official spokesmen” for the team-owners who provide the free booze … and: (2) A Roget’s Thesaurus, in order to avoid using the same verbs and adjectives twice in the same paragraph."
Which is excellent, as this means that I only need to go out and buy a Thesaurus.
With just a couple of days before the 2010 Ford Ironman Championship in Hawaii, I talk with one of the favorites—last year's runner-up, American Chris Lieto:
There is nothing like the advent of the football season to get me writing again!
Just when you though it was safe to read about the 49ers again...
The San Francisco 49ers All No Team....the final chapter.....promise!
Assignment #2 is now available for your reading pleasure! Comment always appreciated!
My fist assignment as a Featured Columnist...please let me know what you think!
The Sequel to my "maiden voyage"....
comments always appreciated and replied to!
A look back at the 49ers first round draft picks...with grades! and of course a few smart ass comments...
Don't "mock" me....my first stab at an NFL Mock Draft:
from one of the good guys...not what you would expect....
Can a track meet really save the planet?
On of the most amazing pieces I have read: