Originally Posted by LawFive
I buy a paper downtown as I head to work each day, so it's not as if I'm getting an early edition. I realize that many hardcore fans probably obtain most of their baseball info from the Web...that's the way that most media is going, I guess. I agree that it's much more timely. But for those rare cases when I don't see the game and haven't been able to check online, it would be nice if the city's featured newspaper had enough details to give their readership a good sense of what occured.
I think you hit the nail right on the head in this paragraph. They are looking for "timely" or new material figuring that between the web and cable TV the basic game coverage material has already been beaten to a pulp (pardon the pun)