Like anything in life, you have to earn it. Don’t expect for respect to be given just because you have gone now 8-0 for the first time in your franchise history.
Sometimes a reputation can mean everything in life. It can determine how much you like a person before you meet them. It can be the difference in getting a job between you and that other guy. Oh yeah, reputation can also be the deciding factor in receiving an award. Not to take anything away from [...]