Jay Mariotti

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November Baseball's a Farce

Selig needs to get the boys of summer off the field

(Newser) - Isn’t the Fall Classic supposed to happen in the fall? Not this year. The World Series begins tomorrow night and, in case Bud Selig hasn’t noticed, it’s “never seemed more irrelevant,” writes Jay Mariotti. It’s simply too late in the year for baseball. “... More »

Mariotti Quits Sun-Times, Newspaper Biz

Future is online, decides contrarian Chicago columnist

(Newser) - Jay Mariotti has resigned from the Chicago Sun-Times, the controversial sports columnist tells the rival Tribune, after observing the toll the Internet has taken on newspapers. “I don't want to go down with it,” said the 47-year-old known for his contrarian opinions and run-ins with colleagues and athletes... More »

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