PEOPLE LOVE SPORTS, especially when their teams win. So be prepared to see the Phillies dominating the local news scene for the next week or so.
People have said that there is no need for sportswriters in newspapers anymore because it's so easy to get sports scores and information from television and online. Anyone who wants that info, they say, will get the information well before the newspaper hits the street the day after the game.
And now, ESPN.com is entering local markets. Will that hasten the demise of newspapers?
To combat TV and the web, should newspapers run even more sports coverage? Or would that only be pandering to their audience?
Do we need newspaper sportswriters anymore?
6 months ago