Category Archives: Austen Gregerson

Throwing a match into a puddle of gasoline

By AUSTEN GREGERSON Oh, Twitter, what are we going to do with you? We take our eyes off of you for a second and you go and lie to everybody, saying Jon Gruden has signed to become the head coach … Continue reading

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Downloading music in a post-LimeWire world

By AUSTEN GREGERSON In the aftermath of illegal file-sharing giant LimeWire being shut down by the federal government, media consumers are now scrounging for ways to find music, movies and TV shows without actually paying the full retail price. Back … Continue reading

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Twitter. Yes, Twitter.

By AUSTEN GREGERSON The days of Ashton Kutcher blabbering about what time he ate lunch are over. Twitter has, and is, evolving, turning from a relatively unknown and misunderstood website to a legitimate tool, especially for young journalists. Nowadays, poking … Continue reading

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Breaking down and predicting the political races with statistics

By AUSTEN GREGERSON It is midterm election season, with politics becoming our third-largest sport behind football and World Series baseball for next few days. That being the case, someone looking to cut through the static of cable news channels for … Continue reading

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NFL statistics — All of them

By AUSTEN GREGERSON Need to know who led the league in 1966 for rushing yards (Gale Sayers, 1,231 yards)? Or what about who played in the 1992 NFC Championship game (Cowboys over 49ers, 30 – 20, at San Francisco)? There … Continue reading

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SPJ offers useful online tools for journalists

By AUSTEN GREGERSON While a section of our Web site may already be titled this, we may have been beaten to the punch on the name Journalist’s Toolbox. The site is an offshoot of the Society of Professional Journalists and … Continue reading

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Sportsjournalists.com: Sports journalism for dummies

By AUSTEN GREGERSON Ever wanted to know what people who write about sports think about when they’re not writing about sports? Well, you have odd desires. But lucky for you, the Internet is big enough to fit some of the … Continue reading

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Using sports blogs to keep ESPN in check

By AUSTEN GREGERSON I, as presumably many people do, use ESPN as my source for sports news. I don’t mean that I go to ESPN, then check out my team’s personal web page, then only to go look at SI.com … Continue reading

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