Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Quote of the Day (Red Smith, on the Validity of Sports and Sportswriting)

“Sports constitutes a valid part of our culture, our civilization, and keeping the public informed and, if possible, a little entertained about sports is not an entirely useless thing.”— Pulitzer Prize-winning sportswriter
Red Smith, quoted in Ira Berkow, “Do Sportswriters Create Gods?” The Daily Chronicle (Centralia, Wash.), August 17, 1974

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