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Sidetracked by Sports Heroes and Breaking News

What is it with these sensationalized news stories over a sports figure that is alleged to have killed his love interest? Is it because its about a sports figure and it makes for good drama-more like soap opera drama? “Who-shot-JR” kind of drama. Only this has become the real life, constant, breaking news cycle-the kind of breaking news which lasts for days, even weeks. Yawn. I’m tired of breaking news. I want breaking news when its actually breaking news. Or maybe it is news but not of the gargantuan variety like a mass school shooting …

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