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    Don't know if others have commented on it...but while the Herald Sports page has a nice bold new look, there's far too much advertising and not enough print for my taste:

    Ironically my tendency will now be to go right to the printable page, bypassing ALL ads

    For example - check out this AFC preview article that goes on an incredible 17+ pages thanks to so little writing and so much advertising

    http://www.bostonherald.com/sports/football/other_nfl/view.bg?articleid=1028842

    now check out the printable page for ease of reading

    http://www.bostonherald.com/sports/football/other_nfl/view.bg?articleid=1028842&format=text

    If these folks want some constructive feedback, ads and supplemental information is fine, but when there's about 60 words to a page online readers aren't going to have much tolerance for that, and they're shooting themselves in the foot advertising wise
     
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    Yeah, it looks like crap. I guess they're trying to find the best way to make money in an era when newspapers are increasingly irrelevant.
     
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    Where is the blog "The Point After"? I can't seem to locate it and it is prolly right there in front of me. Help!
     
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    It's on the righthand side, a big-ish button for it, scroll down a bit on the football page.
     
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    Up at the top there's a link to "BLOGS" to the right of "News & Opinion", "Sports", etc.
     
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    I know it may seem I'm somehow pimping all things Herald lately, but I think the new look is fine. I admittedly know a lot less than you guys about graphics and stuff, but it seems pretty good to me. What are the objections?
     
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