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retire this headline (a running thread)

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by HoopsMcCann, Sep 21, 2007.

  1. HoopsMcCann

    HoopsMcCann Active Member

    just saw the 'SECond to None' headline on ESPN.com

    can we retire this headline? i'm sure all of us, myself included, that have worked at a paper in sec country have used it. but really, it's not clever. it's become a cliche.

    please add your own to this thread...
  2. fishwrapper

    fishwrapper Active Member

    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  3. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    This could be the start of something big

    (There's a paper in my former neck of the woods that would use this at least twice a year)
  4. John

    John Well-Known Member

    Anything with "brass balls" should be retired.

    Though you'd think that would be a given. Sadly, no.
  5. Some Guy

    Some Guy Active Member

    There's no way that "Roasted Nuts" hed is legit. Right? I mean, nobody is that stupid. Please say nobody is that stupid.
  6. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    That hed is legendary, along with ``Headless Body in Topless Bar''
  7. TheMethod

    TheMethod Member

    "Chief concern"
    --If you really want it to, this could probably be used for every single Kansas City Chiefs story ever written. ESPN's fantasy site had this yesterday, belly-aching about Larry Johnson's lack of production.

    "Special teams not so special"
    --Hyuck, hyuck, hyuck.
  8. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    I SECond that.
  9. I don't consider it an official sports year until I have Bucs or Pirates shivering someone's timbers.
  10. Jeremy Goodwin

    Jeremy Goodwin Active Member

    "Not in the Cards" when a team named the Cardinals lose a close game.
  11. fishwrapper

    fishwrapper Active Member

    Another Trentonian classic:

  12. fishwrapper

    fishwrapper Active Member

    And, the aforementioned:

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