Prompt 6: Sports Feature

Sports Feature:

Blog Prompts:

  • When people think of sports, the first thoughts revolve around competition and performance. How do these stories reinforce such perceptions? How do they differ than such perceptions?
  • What story did you like the most? Why?
  • Sports journalists are often accused of over-dramatizing athletes in their coverage. Is that evident in any of these stories?
  • Based on these readings, is it necessary for a writer to have a strong grasp of the sport they are writing about?

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