January 28, 2015

"Give 'em the works, Cubby! We ain't got a minute to lose!": Back before Super Bowl media week was a circus, Dick Schaap conspired with Fred Dryer and Lance Rentzel to turn it into a circus. "We came into the shop as guys from Southern Cal and left as 1920s reporters. Scoops was the ace reporter. Cubby was the cub. I was the mentor; he was the protégé."

posted by yerfatma to football at 03:51 PM - 3 comments

I will be at my desk shouting "Punch it up" for the next hour while bemoaning the fact the world gets a little more buttoned-up every day.

posted by yerfatma at 03:52 PM on January 28, 2015

And to think that's how it all evolved into "I'm just here so I won't get fined"

posted by NerfballPro at 04:28 PM on January 28, 2015

This had me laughing, even though I skimmed the reading. Somehow these guys come off as better reporters than what passes for journalists on some media.

posted by Howard_T at 05:01 PM on January 28, 2015

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