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Being a good sideline reporter requires three things: knowledge of the sport you are covering, eyes in the back of your head, and an innate sense of timing.
Now, the knowledge thing is obvious, and we all know what happens if you don’t have eyes in the back of your head. But what about the timing thing?
Well, as we saw recently at an Australian rules football game, if a reporter doesn’t have an innate sense of when it is and is not a good time to talk with athletes, the interview will be a total train wreck.
And here is another example. We don’t know who the reporter is or who he is interviewing. All we know is that it’s some sort of cycling race, and the dude the reporter is trying to interview has just pulled out because of severe cramping. So, um, it may not have been the best time to approach him for an interview.
I don’t know if the reporter here knows anything about cycling or has eyes in the back of his head, but he sure as hell doesn’t have an innate sense of timing.
Of course, that was hilarious.
Hat Tip – [Deadspin]