Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Poor Sports: Globe-Democrat Scribes Walk Out Over Nonpayment

ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 30: Edwin Encarnacion #2...Image by Getty Images via @daylife
The St. Louis Cardinals are locked in a tight division battle with the Cincinnati Reds for first place in the National League Central Division, but don't expect to read about it in the sports section of the St. Louis Globe-Democrat.

Sports Editor Rob Rains and his entire staff took a powder from the online-only publication after not being paid for their efforts since May.  Although the website remains active, the sports staff has bolted to "pursue other opportunities,"  ones that pay, no doubt.

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