Charles P. Pierce shows why he's one of the best sportswriters around with his take for Slate on the Red Sox comeback in the American League playoffs.
Pierce's article went up around 12:15 Eastern on Monday, meaning he had time and space to ponder, ruminate and double-check his spelling. It just shows the limitations of morning newspapers again. Good journalism takes time. Anyone writing for the dead-tree medium who is on Pierce's level is going to chafe at having to pump out the copy with some tight turnarounds.
Manny Ramírez, as Himself: How Boston's Amazing Left Fielder Led The Red Sox To Another World Series (Charles P. Pierce, Slate)