Originally written on The Pensblog  |  Last updated 11/30/11
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Bloggers and the media learned a long time ago that a great way to get attention is to mention Sidney Crosby. This works because Crosby is a pretty polarizing figure: Either you love him or you hate him. If you say something that is pro-Crosby, you'll get a bunch of people jumping all over you for supporting him and if you say something negative about him you'll find that a different group of people is attacking you. Sidney Crosby is also a pretty big name in the sports world, so you'll increase your audience just by mentioning him since almost everyone knows who he is. Someone who has learned this method of trolling for attention is Greg Brady of Rogers Sportsnet and the Fan 590 in Toronto. You may remember Brady as one of the people who were upset that Sidney Crosby didn't mention the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl during his press conference in September. If you spend ten minutes looking at his Twitter feed, you'll see that he likes to take shots at Sidney Crosby often. Of cours...
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