Originally posted on Fragile Freddy's  |  Last updated 1/26/12
Respect is a word that gets thrown around a lot in sports.  Whether it is respect by opponents, fans or the media you can pretty much count on teams, coaches and fans having either a sincere or manufactured belief that they are being “disrespected” as a means toward motivation. We see this within “media on media” crime as well.  You can ask 1,000 younger members of the media, traditional or blogosphere, and hear story after story about how Murray Chass or Dan Shaughnessy or others disrespect what they do.  At the same time asking 1,000 more traditional members of the media will point out the way Keith Law or Joe Sheehan or others are insulting and condescending in the way they handle things. I have noticed respect as a theme in the media this month.  Perhaps it is no more or less than usual but I have been taking note of it and wanted to address it.  There are three areas which highlight this for me; Holly Rowe – If you are not familiar with Rowe she is an ESPN sideline re...
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