TO W Holloway's excellent letter about witless, self-obsessed sportspeople (July 4), could I add a suggestion that the media takes a close look at its own obsessive behaviour, not only at the volume of coverage but at the growing problem of sports stories dominating news pages and programmes, the Rangers saga being a good example?
23 Lilac Avenue,
LIKE John Bell (Letters, July 3), I watch rugby on BBC Alba, but unlike him, the fact that the commentary is mainly in Gaelic (a language I don't speak) doesn't bother me one bit. Since the great Bill McLaren left us, I've bemoaned the standard of rugby commentary, with those such as Eddie Butler and Jonathan Davies often ruining an otherwise enjoyable broadcast.
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