A slow sports day for The New York Times

January 2, 2013 · 0 comments

With all due respect and this is a fascinating, if sad, story, but how else to explain this story about the murder of ex-Pittsburgh Pirate infielder Sammy Khalifa’s father and the psychic toll it took on the ballplayer over the years that starts on the first sports page then jumps to a full-page continuation?

Rob Neyer picks up the Khalifa theme with this entry on SB Nation

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