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Postby JDD » Tue Feb 22, 2005 1:19 am

ESPN is reporting that Barry Bonds will speak with the media at five-thirty this afternoon, but there is a gag order on questions about steroids.

As a former member of the television media, I can tell you that will go over like a lead balloon.

That is the purpose of a news conference... to make an announcement, then field questions.

To limit the questions means the speaker should re-name the event... because it is not a news conference in the traditional sense.

Maybe he isn't calling it that... but I am not sure what to call the event....

other than a Cop Out.
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Postby so0perspam » Tue Feb 22, 2005 1:22 am

The hell's your point and the purpose of this thread? Another bash Barry thread? Get lost.
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Postby eftda » Tue Feb 22, 2005 1:28 am

so0perspam wrote:The hell's your point and the purpose of this thread? Another bash Barry thread? Get lost.

lol.. damn :-D
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Postby so0perspam » Tue Feb 22, 2005 1:28 am

eftda wrote:
so0perspam wrote:The hell's your point and the purpose of this thread? Another bash Barry thread? Get lost.

lol.. damn :-D


I know, I know. :-]
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Postby Madison » Tue Feb 22, 2005 2:59 am

so0perspam wrote:
eftda wrote:
so0perspam wrote:The hell's your point and the purpose of this thread? Another bash Barry thread? Get lost.

lol.. damn :-D


I know, I know. :-]


Yeah, calm down Soop. ;-) A little overboard I think.

So I'm guessing this interview or whatever will be on Tuesday? :-?
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Postby so0perspam » Tue Feb 22, 2005 3:01 am

Madison wrote:
so0perspam wrote:
eftda wrote:
so0perspam wrote:The hell's your point and the purpose of this thread? Another bash Barry thread? Get lost.

lol.. damn :-D


I know, I know. :-]


Yeah, calm down Soop. ;-) A little overboard I think.

So I'm guessing this interview or whatever will be on Tuesday? :-?


You got it dude. ;-D
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Postby Madison » Tue Feb 22, 2005 3:05 am

so0perspam wrote:
Madison wrote:
so0perspam wrote:
eftda wrote:
so0perspam wrote:The hell's your point and the purpose of this thread? Another bash Barry thread? Get lost.

lol.. damn :-D


I know, I know. :-]


Yeah, calm down Soop. ;-) A little overboard I think.

So I'm guessing this interview or whatever will be on Tuesday? :-?


You got it dude. ;-D


Thank you kind sir *tips cap* ;-D

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Re: Barry Bonds Steroid Gag Order

Postby GiantFan666 » Tue Feb 22, 2005 4:04 am

JDD wrote:ESPN is reporting that Barry Bonds will speak with the media at five-thirty this afternoon, but there is a gag order on questions about steroids.

As a former member of the television media, I can tell you that will go over like a lead balloon.

That is the purpose of a news conference... to make an announcement, then field questions.

To limit the questions means the speaker should re-name the event... because it is not a news conference in the traditional sense.

Maybe he isn't calling it that... but I am not sure what to call the event....

I'm pretty sure he can't really talk about steroids anyways due to rules regarding Grand Jury testimony etc, not like he would anyways though even without those rules

other than a Cop Out.
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Re: Barry Bonds Steroid Gag Order

Postby beltrans_boy » Tue Feb 22, 2005 5:31 am

GiantFan666 wrote:
JDD wrote:ESPN is reporting that Barry Bonds will speak with the media at five-thirty this afternoon, but there is a gag order on questions about steroids.

As a former member of the television media, I can tell you that will go over like a lead balloon.

That is the purpose of a news conference... to make an announcement, then field questions.

To limit the questions means the speaker should re-name the event... because it is not a news conference in the traditional sense.

Maybe he isn't calling it that... but I am not sure what to call the event....

I'm pretty sure he can't really talk about steroids anyways due to rules regarding Grand Jury testimony etc, not like he would anyways though even without those rules

other than a Cop Out.


Who cares? I mean, unless it's a retirement conference (which it obviously is NOT), then it really doesn't have any relevance whatsoever. Why would Bonds (or anyone) admit to anything? I don't like the guy, but he's just protecting himself from being backed into a corner by the media. It makes sense.

Leave him alone.
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Postby Lofunzo » Tue Feb 22, 2005 5:35 am

Just another instance where we get all excited because there's a press conference but then we feel the disappointment when there is no substance to anything said there. :-°
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