Mike Singletary Puts on the Film, Sees a Horror Movie, Fires Jimmy Raye

September 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While thinking about this awful mess your San Francisco 49ers have gotten themselves into, I absentmindedly started listing off not just their problems, but really, all the things that bother me about sports.
I realized something.
More than player arrests, more than the steroids, more than guys thinking that giving effort on every play is an unreasonable thing to expect for a mere $12 million salary, even more than guys celebrating a tackle after a four-yard gain in the second quarter like they just won the Super Bowl, I figured out what annoys me the most.
I’ve watched sports all my life and have seen or read probably 50,000 interviews by now, so I knew going into this business that I’d be in store for a truckload of clichés every day.
But still, I never imagined I’d be deluged with them to the extent that I have been. For most of the athletes and coaches I’ve covered, literally everything they’ve ever said ...

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