“I’m Hoping This Gets Me Some Endorsements:” A TDQ Q&A With Sports Writer Ed Sherman. Part 2

Ed Sherman

Who reports on the sports reporters? Ed Sherman does. The answer was there the whole time.

TDQ: Tell us about your golf show, Score Card, on WSCR 670 The Score in Chicago.

Sherman: We just finished our third year. We air from March through September from 6-8 a.m. I have a lot of fun with my co-host, Steve Olken. We both love the game, even though the game rarely loves us back. We talk about all things golf, which is the great thing about golf. Unlike football (when was the last time you put on the pads?), people watch the pros play on Sunday and then go out and play the same game on Monday.

TDQ: How do you explain to golf fans like me what the hell happened to the US Team at the Ryder Cup this year? I personally got the impression that every US player (especially Phil) felt on Sunday that somebody else on the team would earn the point that they just lost, so nobody panicked until it was too late.

Sherman: Probably something to that. Let’s not forget the Euros played out of their minds. They couldn’t miss a putt. Justin Rose making bombs at the end to beat Mickelson? C’mon.
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“I’m Hoping This Gets Me Some Endorsements:” A TDQ Q&A With Sports Writer Ed Sherman

Ed Sherman

Apparently there is only a single postage stamp size photo of Ed Sherman on the internet. (At least that’s all this illustrator could find.)

In this week’s TDQ Q&A, we talk to sportswriter Ed Sherman. Ed talks to us about his time covering sports in Chicago, his website, The Sherman Report and how he continually re-lives the 1997 Masters tournament. Here is this week’s TDQ Q&A with sportswriter Ed Sherman:

The Daily Quarterly: How did you hear about thedailyquarterly.com?

Ed Sherman: From somebody named Brian. Do you know him?

TDQ: How excited were you that The Daily Quarterly asked you for an interview?

Sherman: Shocked is a better word. Must be a slow day.

TDQ: Would you say writing on The Daily Quarterly is peerless or superlative?

Sherman: Shocked is a better word.
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CEO Flummoxed As To Why Production Is Off Simply Because Of Layoff Rumors

Magoo Vision Layoffs

Employees were so busy working on resumes and job search websites that it was difficult to find anyone who would talk about what might be causing the loss of productivity.

Seattle—Magoo Vision CEO Jack Backus said his employees are really starting to tick him off. He is at a complete loss as to why the quality of work product has diminished over the last six months as rumors swirl around the office about possible company-wide layoffs, with no reassurances or communication from management.

Backus insisted that once he’s made a decision about deciding how many people to let go, he’ll see about letting the staff know. “I learned in business school, and in all the management seminars I’ve attended that axes fall when they fall. There is absolutely no reason for these idiots to worry until I tell them there’s a reason. They just need to keep their heads down and go about their business, my business.”
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