Originally posted on Dan Shaughnessy Watch  |  Last updated 10/3/11
As with Terry Francona's last week with the Red Sox, Shank's days as a CNN / SI columnist must also be numbered. This is the second time in as many columns that he has 'sampled' large parts of a Boston Globe column and passed it off as a CNN / SI column.In order to avoid becoming ther next Ron Borges, you'd think he'd insert some boilerplate language at the end of his column to protect himself - "Large parts of this column have already been written by me yesterday. The CNN / SI editors can't catch everything, and it's OK to steal from yourself, right?"Boston Globe column, October 1, 2011:Terry Francona was fired yesterday. The longtime manager and the Red Sox brass used a lot of polite words and tried to make it sound mutual, but Francona turns out to be the first victim of the greatest collapse in baseball history.On a bizarre and historic Friday at Fenway, the Sox and Francona generated more spin than the Harlem Globetrotters.Francona blamed himself, worked hard to stay on messag...
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