COMMENTS: Marion is not Martina
And then there was the Marion Jones prison sentence, the Story of the Day only because it was covered by reporters on all three newscasts. NBC's Mike Taibbi reminded us that the 2000 Sydney Olympics athlete's guilty plea still does not include an admission that she knowingly took steroids. ABC's Bill Weir (embargoed link) noted that "the woman who commanded multimillion dollar endorsements is now reportedly broke." CBS' Michelle Miller asserted that Jones was "once the most famous woman in sports." Why should Miller disdain Martina Navratilova so undeservedly?
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