Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Justice Mosk asks: What happened to the sports page?

Justice Mosk's article in today's DJ asks "What happened to the sports page?"

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"Chief Justice Earl Warren once told me that in reading the newspaper, he always read the sports page first to read about mans' accomplishments, and then the front page to read about their failures. ... I also grew up reading the sports page and to this day read it first."
 "But today, the sports page is filled with the same issues that plague humankind, except on a smaller scale. Litigation has crept onto the forefront of the sports page."

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"I still fervently follow sports, but with less joy than I did as a child.
Maybe this is part of the aging process, or maybe the nature of sports is changing. "

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