Originally posted on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 7/26/14
The words 'sources say' or 'according to sources' are some of the worst in journalism. What they essentially do is give the writer free reign to make whatever claim he/she wants, but without ever actually providing any evidence. This practice becomes even more of an issue when conclusions are drawn and presented as news.You know--just like with the crazy number of stories posted to the World Wide Web Friday about the player purge underway with the Texas Longhorns.@YahooDrSaturdayIn case you missed it, according to several reports Texas head coach Charlie Strong dismissed a number of players from the team Thursday and Friday, many who were veterans:running back Joe Bergeronsafety Josh Turnerlinebacker Kendall Thompsonrunning back Jaleen Overstreetdefensive back Chevoski Collinsas many as five othersFullback Chet Moss and defensive back Leroy Scott were both dismissed in March bringing the total number of dismissals since Strong took over to seven.Or has he? There are some things about the
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