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sarals24

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According to this ESPN coumn...
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"It doesn't take a genius to know that the MacArthur Foundation is clueless when it comes to recognizing, well, genius.

If it did, then at least one sports figure in the past 30 years would have received the Foundation's so-called "Genius Grant" -- a $500,000, no-strings-attached fellowship given to those who, according to the MacArthur website, "show exceptional creativity in their work and the prospect for still more in the future....
We definitely have to make room for the UConn tag team of Geno Auriemma, Diana Taurasi and Maya Moore, and the long-standing brilliance of Tennessee coach Pat Summitt."
 
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Why would ANY of them take a pay cut?

Sports Journalist - an oxymoron? You decide....
 

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Why would ANY of them take a pay cut?

Sports Journalist - an oxymoron? You decide....
No need to give up anything to receive a MacArthur grant. It is $500,000 on top of what you are doing to help fund furthering your work.
 

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How is sports journalist an oxymoron? They do journalism on sports...? Is there something I am missing?

The MacArthur Grant is like a Nobel Prize...just an acknowledgement of being great in your field. No strings attached.
 

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Jim is mocking the profession in general and those who write about sports specifically because he knows he could do it better. ;)
 
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