Deron Williams, The Internet, and Our Sports Priorities

May 1st, 2010 by Patrick Laird Leave a reply »

Some have said that the Internet is one of the greatest contributions to society in the past century. Sometimes I worry that the Internet, for all the advantages it has given us, does more to reveal our skewed priorities rather than advance us.

Most mornings I visit a common news site. I usually visit CNN because from there I can link directly to CNN usually has a column to the right called "NewsPulse," which lists the five most popular stories. One would hope of those top five, pertinent issues would be relevant.

Not this morning. Not many mornings.

The third most popular headline today read "Jenna Jameson says she wants Tito Ortiz back." The most popular? "Kim Kardashian: I didn't cause plane stench."


One story about a prescription drug-addicted porn star and another that I can only humorously assume alludes ...

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