Monday, October 30, 2006

On sports and sportswriting

No matter how firmly Malcolm Gladwell is attached to his nuts, there is no doubt that Bill Simmons has generally lost his fastball and become something of a d-bag in the process. But every once in a while, you're reminded how good he can be when he gets over himself a bit and lays his not-that-brilliant-or-original gimmickry down and writes. This is a stirring example.

Where do I get my sports entertainment these days? Largely here, and increasingly here, and sometimes here.. You should also check out my man Brian Hughes' Fantasy Column, which I think has really hit its stride of late.