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Author: sonofed Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 96082  
Subject: Re: Belichick... Date: 1/22/2013 1:44 PM
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...is a poor sport. Classless. Doesn't give interviews when he loses.

He doesn't really give interviews when he wins either. It's not a question of class. He struggles to feign polite interest with reporters. Think about it - is he really going to give an honest appraisal of why the Pats lost or won? The answer is no - he's not going to really say anything. Sports interviews are consistently built around the same group of hackneyed questions and banal, soul-less answers. Do you really even have to pay attention to them to know what's going to be said?

"Yeah, they're a good football team and we're a good football team and you always have to give your best when you play them and we fell short a little"

Where is the information in an answer like that? It's not like any coach is going to go on an anti-opponent tirade or pin the blame for the loss squarely on player A or player B or the refs. He's going to give politically correct answers to every question if he knows what's good for him, so the net result is an interview devoid of substance.

Anyway, John Harbaugh disagrees with your assessment of Belickick:

"Coach [Bill] Belichick, after the game, was just so classy in what he said and in that moment. That’s a tough moment; we’ve all been there."

So there's that, I guess.

Steve
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