AAA Rating, affirmed: it would have taken Superman being placed in DC Comics’ batting lineup to overcome The Wall Street Journal last night. Wall Street may have had a rollercoaster week, but the Journal’s softball team was trending upwards – they beat DC’s Bullets 11-4.
News assistant Will Smith—yes, that one—hit three homeruns in three directions, prompting Read More
The New York Media Softball League continues to heat up as landlocked editorial staffers channel their sublimated rage into line drives. Two-time champions the Wall Street Journal Capitalists faced off against the Newsweek/Daily Beast team during Week 2 of the league’s exhibition play. In 2010, the only team to slay the mighty Beast was Newsweek. After a tumultuous year in which the properties merged and the editorial reins were handed to Tina Brown, the combined entity can be sure of at least one outcome: a better, tougher softball team.
Oil those gloves: the softball season of Manhattan’s typically nebbishy and not entirely athletically inclined media and arts institutions is now underway. What is in theory a casual morale-building exercise can result in either a yielding of institutional pride or a sad display of negligible athletic skills. Or both.
Recently, two high-profile News Corp. properties Read More