The typing heads

Chad, Norman
November 1992
Sports Illustrated;11/16/92, Vol. 77 Issue 21, p4
Reports on a media change for sportscasters. Sportswriting circa 1952 and 1992; Typists are talking; Becoming common on television; In line to collect cash for conversation; Insurance salesmen of the '90s; Three panel shows; Dress style; `Sports Illustrated' exception Rick Telander; Sportswriters should be read and not seen; Validates their authority; Graduates of the `Boston Globe' newspaper; They once resented TV; A dirty little secret.


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