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ESPN.com with a brutal screwup

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Rufino, Apr 27, 2007.

  1. Rufino

    Rufino Active Member

    DJ Gallo's "wacky" mock draft can be found at this link...


    They've edited it by now, but this was the original pick 24....

    24. New England Patriots: Reggie Nelson, S, Florida
    Bill Belichick likes Nelson because the word is he has a hot mom, whereas Tom Brady wants him on the Patriots because he heard Nelson has an extensive babysitting background. He also fills a need for New England in the secondary, but those first two reasons supersede anything football related.

    HILARIOUS stuff - except for the part about Nelson's mother having died of breast cancer two weeks before the national title game. Scoop even wrote a column about the death for Page 2. Guess the editors really don't read Scoop's stuff, because this was bad.
  2. mikemccall

    mikemccall Guest

    Wow I can't believe that.
    ESPN strikes again.
  3. PhilaYank36

    PhilaYank36 Guest

    I assume that DJ stands for Dumb Jerk?
  4. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    They spelled supercede wrong? The nerve of those bastards.
  5. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    I like tonight's note from the Chicago-Miami game:

    Miami wasn't sweating being down 2-0 to the Bulls. How about 3-0? Chicago put the defending champs on the brink of elimination Friday, beating the Heat ? ? ?-?? behind Ben Gordon's 27 points
  6. ondeadline

    ondeadline Well-Known Member

    Now that's a questionable score.
  7. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    Pretty good-reading mock draft ... and they've removed the questionable part.
  8. steveu

    steveu Well-Known Member

    ESPN, take your eyes off the NBA games and edit your website! :)
  9. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    When snark is king, this kind of crap happens.
  10. Dan Rydell

    Dan Rydell Guest

    Ummm, supersede is correct............supercede is not correct.

    As Casey Stengel said, you could look it up........
  11. This clown.
    The Sklar Brothers?
    That tale-of-the-tape guy and his wife?
    ESPN should leave the funny where it is, I think.
  12. MilanWall

    MilanWall Member

    You've obviously never seen "A Boy Named Charlie Brown."

    Only one word in the language ends in S-E-D-E. Supersede! Three others end in C-E-E-D. Proceed, succeed, exceed...I before E, except after C!
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