Shoutouts: Howard Beck’s Bleacher Report debut is a winner
Howard Beck wasted no time in his new gig, crushing his first Bleacher Report piece, NY Knicks Front-Office Shakeup: Grunwald Out, Mills In, and Melo in the Middle.
Turns out this guys’ pretty good, and he leads off this week’s Shoutouts.
Here are a few other notable stories, with comments by Bleacher Report’s Quality Editors and me.
A cool method to this ranked list: Aside from just ranking these contracts for how inaccurately they fit an individual’s production, D.J. provides a ranking within a ranking with the “Toxicity Meter,” which gauges that specific contract’s effect on the team. A very clean, informed effort.
The latest in Levy’s series on great announcers—here’s the college football version—included, as usual, a ton of research. I was all set to give Dan the business for omitting Al DeRogatis, a voice from my childhood, but there’s Al at No. 8. Shame on me for doubting.
Spoiler alert: No. In a piece written before Kaepernick game-managed the 49ers to an easy win over the Rams Thursday, Kissel used tables, play diagrams and photos to show why not.