Opiate for the Masses wrote:
...so maybe the real answer is: Lack of an alternative.
letsrun and sites like it are the new wave. coverage has never been better, its real.
just look at what happens when nbc, cnn bbc handle an athletics event, it is a laughable farce. these people are fake.
they are a dying breed.
so no, you don't want to follow their retarded failed model of idiocy. you think monday night football of today is the approach you want? you think the newspapers have any thing worth saying generally speaking.
no, you dont want the iaaf to help out.
no, you don't want evil corporate nike to assist.
at the end of the day, let's run is run by guys who are real experts, and are somewhat accomplished.
and at end of the day, there is content. there is freedom. there is not an underriding evil corporation influence, which infects the intregity of everything once they're backing you.
the dying so called mainstream, which is really the stinking stagnant stream, should never be emulated.
no, letsrun, despites its many warts and farts, has the best coverage of our sport in the history of mankind. by a wide margin,
while the nbc types cover track if it was their first rodeo, every time out.