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The Casual Cruelty of the Sports Term ‘Bust’

November 26th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Sports Journalism

It was a paragraph of the sort every sports journalist has written once, twice, a thousand times in describing athletes who turn out to be not as successful as others believed they would be. It went like this, on the New York Times website: The Minnesota Twins picked first at the 1999 Rule 5 draft […]

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