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Trademarking Tebow

This is going to backfire. From the article: The devout Christian says his representatives filed on his behalf not for financial gain, but “to just control how it’s used, make sure it’s used in the right way.” Parody is protected speech, dude. All you’re going to do is prevent people who are *NOT* mocking you…

Doing (Sports) Journalism Right

My baseline assumption about sports journalists is that they’re essentially glorified stenographers engaged in nothing more than elaborate public relations campaigns dedicated to the preservation and exultation of athletic institutions. I am as confused by their desire to produce that work as I am by the musician who seeks nothing more than the production of…