Nowadays, more small and mid-size papers rely on a wire service or pool their resources and send a few reporters to do the work that several once did. Maybe they got wise to the fact that it was possible to cover a team while downing a "six-pack of Busch Bavarian 18-ouncers." … 4:15 a.m.
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