No daylight. Not enough chairs. Not enough tables. No wireless. The only televisions to watch the on field action are in the back of the room facing away from the tables. A dozen or so journalists (this one included) are sitting on the just-barely-not-bare-concrete floor.










The permanent label on the door outside this field level “Media Filing Center” suggests that on game days, the space is used as a “Photographer’s Workroom,” but I can attest it doesn’t look all that different from a room just down the hall where they garage Mile High’s groundskeeping equipment.

I must say, the lack of creature comforts certainly encourage speedy filing. Take note, Arianna.

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Clint Hendler is the managing editor of Mother Jones, and a former deputy editor of CJR.