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Even Shaq Goes to Syracuse University for Journalism

Published by on May 19, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

There are millions of aspiring sports journalists out there.

I went to school with a bunch of people trying to be Mike Tirico or Bob Costas. An infinite amount have their own blog.

Some even take it a step further by dedicating themselves to a site like this and refining their craft through editing and gradually building an interactive readership. 

So isn't it aggravating when some journeyman athlete shows up on ESPN in your dream job without any training or understanding of journalism? (Particularly if they don't add any unique insight or constantly fumble on camera.)

The NBA understands this. So do self-aware players like Shaquille O'Neal.

That's why he is in Syracuse this ...

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