TJ Simers: I Had A Target On Me

TJ Simers: I Had A Target On Me

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Here's a quote from one of TJ Simer's columns last week, "If I had known it would only take announcing my retirement to finally get positive email I would have done so decades ago."

After nearly a quarter of a century at the LA Times, and then a short stint at the Orange County Register.. TJ is retiring. Many LA sports fans loved him…many loved to hate him. And a bunch of athletes, coaches, and owners are happy they will no longer have to deal with his tough questions.

Fun facts about T.J. (Source: Wikipedia)

T.J. is an American sports columnist who worked for the Los Angeles Times from 1990-2013 before accepting a position at the Orange County Register. He attended Northern Illinois University.Simers also worked The San Diego Union, the Rocky Mountain News, The Commercial Appeal, the Morristown Daily Record, the Beloit Daily News, the Coeur d'Alene Press, and the DeKalb Chronicle. He was named 2000 California Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.

Until his retirement, TJ's column publishes on Page 2 of the Sports section in the Orange County Register on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, and he'll write daily updates on ocregister.com.

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