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Former SI Staffer Examines 'The Dirty Game'

by John Helsley Modified: September 18, 2013 at 12:40 pm •  Published: September 18, 2013

John Walters, a former Sports Illustrated employee who now watchdogs what’s going on in the media on his blog “Medium Happy,” has given us a peek behind the curtains at SI in some of his recent posts.

Walters has weighed in several times on SI’s series on Oklahoma State — “The Dirty Game” — and some of it has been quite critical.

Fact checking. Thayer Evans’ role. The magazine’s change in course in what it initially stated as the purpose behind the series.

Walters, who worked at SI for 15 years, provides his final thoughts on The Dirty Game in his latest blog post here (and you can find his other recent posts further down the page).

It’s more than interesting.

by John Helsley
OSU Reporter Sr.
John Helsley grew up in Del City, reading all the newspapers and sports magazines he could get his hands on. And Saturday afternoons, when the Major League Game of the Week was on, he'd keep a scorecard for the game. So the sports appeal was was...
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