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Good 'ol Long Beach Press-Telegram

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by poindexter, Sep 1, 2008.

  1. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member


    I don't know much about NASCAR, but everywhere I read, someone named Johnson won yesterday's race.
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  2. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    No, that was some high school boy putting his johnson in his teacher.
  3. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    That's not even his Sprint Cup car. WTF? Did they confuse the Nationwide race, which he did win, with the Sprint Cup race?
  4. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Fail. Total fail. Abject fail.

    Wonder if the same person did this and the last one we laughed at?
  5. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    That's a tease for the Nationwide race, which Kyle Busch did win.

    Why it would be on Long Beach's cover today is anyone's guess.
  6. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Maybe Busch went up to Jimmie Johnson after the race and took the checkered flag right out of his hands and ran off!
  7. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    My wife told me a couple weeks ago that the PT headline read:


    I still can't believe she didn't save that one for me - it went out with the recycling before she told me about it.
  8. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    He did take the checkered flag. In that car. So what's the problem??

    Ohhhhhhh **** it's a day late!
  9. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    This is the thread where we guess, my friend.

    My guess: Whoever did the front-page tease is an idiot, knows nothing about NASCAR (and possibly sports in general), was told that Sports' main story would be NASCAR and put it together early "to save some work later."

    And if it's the same person who did that last one we talked about, that person should probably not be in charge of that area any longer.

    Possibility B: The LBPT's deadlines are frighteningly early.
  10. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Just from that pic, the P-T front, sadly, looks like it's been all splotch'ized. Doesn't look very good.
  11. Dickens Cider

    Dickens Cider New Member

    Either way, it shouldn't have mattered. That kind of tease would take me about 10-15 minutes, including cutout.
  12. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    Possibility B should be the leader in the clubhouse.

    That said, Dickens is right. Any front-page designer worth their salt should see that as child's play.
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