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Athletes can do more with their public platform

Originally Published: October 1, 2009
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

More and more in the past several years, athletes have been talking very little and saying even less.

Before and after games and practice, we in the media are there, mikes and notepads at the ready, prepared to record comments that more often than not don't really answer the questions, from players we weren't necessarily aiming to talk to.

But off we trudge, feeding them into written stories or broadcast reports, forced mostly to draw our own conclusions, which, let's face it, is what ...

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