Archive for October 23rd, 2008

23
Oct
08

I Don’t Think That’s Proper Soccer

It’s been a little while since I did another captioning opportunity, and since the responses are usually outpouring, from 4 of you, I figured it was time for another one. Now, this is an opportunity for everyone out there to submit a possible caption. Especially if you’ve ever worked as a copywriter or written comedy or have working synapses in your brain. Without further ado. Go nuts!

23
Oct
08

Tampa Fans 100% Not Classy

After the Tampa Bay Buccaneers “honored” Mike Alstott by retiring his jersey and reminding him that he has been a part of a dysfunctional, idiotic franchise because they weren’t able to figure out how to put a properly spelled uniform on him, you’d think that would be the end of the story. But, it turns out that Tampa fans are just as douchey as the organization. For attending the game, fans were given a special Mike Alstott bobblehead. Fans were so touched and impacted by this that DURING THE GAME they were putting the bobbleheads up for sale on eBay. Now that’s celebrating a true Tampa “legend.”

[Orlando Sentinel]

23
Oct
08

When a Win Isn’t a Win *(UPDATE)*

Due to an outpouring of negative responses from media and the general populace at Nike’s doucherie, they have changed their minds regarding Arien O’Connell and have declared her to be “a” winner in the Nike Women’s Marathon. Since they already awarded winner’s awards to another, despite that woman finishing 11 minutes behind O’Connell, she is only declared a winner as opposed to THE winner, which of course, she is. O’Connell will receive the same prize money and trophy as the “elite” runner did and to make sure that this embarrassment never happens to Nike again, they’ve opted to eliminate the elite runner category and everyone will start at the same time next year. At least the right thing was eventually done, it’s just a shame that Nike had essentially to be shamed into doing it.

[San Francisco Gate]




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