Re: SEC Football Discussion Thread
Originally Posted by BillDoran
I'm suggesting Selena Roberts is a professional journalist who has written for credible publications like the New York Times and Sports Illustrated. Did she jump the gun on the Duke lacrosse story? Yep. Does that discount her ability to ably report and the fact that multiple players discussed improprieties with her? Nope. Taken in combination with the Real Sports revelations (not to mention Cecil), and you have reason to believe the Auburn football program to have been dirty.
Does it prove it without a doubt (and this, along with the non-findings of the laughably incompetent NCAA, seems to be your case)? Again, nope. But it does suggest, to those willing to consider the possibility (i.e. not you), that the program has been less than scrupulous.
Selena Roberts has a history of hack jobs (how has a career trajectory of matriculating from credible organisations down to now a blog that doesn't apparently have the ability to maintain advertising with her latest hack job)and this is especially so with her past treatment of the Auburn football program which she blames for the reorganization of the journalism department at Auburn. Her latest story has been demonstratably proven innacurrate on multiple fronts factually, and this is even before one entertains her thesis that the justice system and local government are aligned with Auburn University to enrich the athletic department and now seeks to defame McNeil so that people won't talk about Cam.
Quit calling me biased especially given the sources you're using to buffet your argument. There isn't a single hint of objectivity in your position and its the sources you choose to treat as reliable that indicate this.
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