If you're team is only respected when they win, that means you're team isn't part of the chosen teams. Recognize that.
This is why I love teams like the Gaints. They go out and play the game and that's that. They don't get caught up in the clownishness that has become our media. Their coach run a very strict close door policy with the team and media. And the media cannot stand the team for it. That's one of the reason why the media is always quick to promote the Jets over the Gaints even thou they're the better of the two teams.
Maybe it's time to spend less doing things to win the approval of the media by ass kissing and just play the game.
I seriously LOL'd at this... you have a very short and selective memory.