Originally Posted by Tragg
Back to the substance, the question isn't whether he actually has sources that suggest that the Cubs would like to have Sale...who wouldn't? It would be meaningful if he had sources in the Sox organization that said the Sox want to deal him.
Exactly. "Reporting" that a dog bit a man is not newsworthy. Reporting that the man bit the dog back in retaliation is.
"I have the ultimate respect for White Sox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Red Sox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country." Jim Caple, ESPN (January 12, 2011)
"We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the (bleeding) obvious is the first duty of intelligent men." — George Orwell