Congrats to Joe Posnaski to landing a senior writer gig at Sports Illustrated. And props to SI for nabbing Pos:
Dan Jenkins, when he was offered his job at Sports Illustrated, went to his friends at the newspaper in Texas and basically said (I wish I had my copy of my friend Michael’s book The Franchise with me so I could quote this properly): “I’d like to stay with y’all but … the New York Yankees just called.” I never wanted to play for the Yankees, of course, but I feel the sentiment. I had one of the best jobs in the world. I was offered the best.
So, sure, I took the job. It’s like Arthur says at the end of the movie: “I kept the money, I’m not crazy.”