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Bourne? ESPN ...

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by mediaguy, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. mediaguy

    mediaguy Active Member

    Headline on Braves-Astros deal, half-hour after story posted, says "Braves trade for CF Michael Bourne." Bad, because name is wrong on one of the bigger names in the trade deadline. I guess the Sunday morning shift isn't the prized one ...
     
  2. Pencil Dick

    Pencil Dick Member

    Sounds like there's an issue with Bourne's Identity.

    (Sorry)
     
  3. SF_Express

    SF_Express Active Member

    One of the country's best baseball writers, I guy I like and really respect, had it Bourne in multiple places this morning, too.
     
  4. Liut

    Liut Well-Known Member

    I gotta give Bob Bourne some love. Sorry, Kansas City Scouts flashback, even though he never played for them.
     
  5. steveu

    steveu Well-Known Member

    Now that he's in Atlanta, Bourne has supremacy.

    (Double sorry)
     
  6. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    I wonder,when Atlanta made their offer, if they gave Houston a Bourne Ultimatum.

    (Triple Sorry)
     
  7. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    All the fuckin' good puns are taken.
     
  8. sgreenwell

    sgreenwell Well-Known Member

    hm, I don't think that's bourne out by this thread.
     
  9. DisembodiedOwlHead

    DisembodiedOwlHead Active Member

    Trade should have happened 27 days earlier...making it Bourn on the 4th of July
     
  10. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    If he somehow vaults the Braves to the top of the NL East, I can almost guarantee a two-page SI spread entitled "Bourn to be Wild."
     
  11. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    If it isn't "Tragedy strikes Phillies."
     
  12. rpmmutant

    rpmmutant Member

    Or perhaps A Star is Bourn.
     
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