It reminded us that sometimes, sports are important in the news.
Are Sports and Celebrities Really Classified as Soft News?
Cole Keener

I think this also relates to the Digital Sports Fan talk about how sports can transcend the problems other traditional media struggles with. Sports have national appeal, especially with the Cubs having the longest losing streak in history. I can understand your argument, but I don’t think just because something is popular means it is considered hard news.

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