Tag Archive: writing

Nov 08

Sandusky, Paterno and Poz

Joe Posnanski is in Happy Valley, and has been for a few months. He is there to write a book about Joe Paterno. Penn State football, as you have probably heard, is in the news for reasons other than their upcoming matchup against Nebraska. The Jerry Sandusky story is disgusting in innumerable ways. But as …

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Jan 31

Rob Neyer is this generation’s Bill James. Who will be the next generation’s Neyer?

Talk about burying the lede. Tucked away at the very end of a  fun column about the amazing Bo Jackson, is a note that Rob Neyer is leaving his 15-year-old spot at ESPN. Of course, it’s this end-note that has everyone all abuzz, which is kind of sad for fans of Bo Jackson discussions. Already, …

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Nov 29

Phrases that should be abolished: “Proceeded to”

I’ve never kept secret my hatred for my journalism school. The college is woefully behind the times, and has been scrambling to play catch-up to the digital media revolution for all 4.5 years I’ve been here. Further, the Daily Nebraskan is a terrible newspaper. Most of its reporters write the way all crappy college journalists …

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