“NFL broadcasting cliches will come back to haunt you”
Norman Chad comments on some of the worst of announcer-speak. Two examples:
“He is able to walk off the field under his own power.”: How else do you walk off the field? Heck, you never hear about somebody “walking away from a meeting under his own power” or “walking away from a marriage under his own power.”
“He’s deceptively quick.”: How can you tell?
Associate Professor of Economics, North Carolina State Univ.
In pre-Obama times, if you didn’t live up to minimal expectations of toughness, courage, and fortitude, you would be admonished
VIDEO: Tiny Boston Bruins Fan Who Has Down Syndrome and is Recovering From Cancer Adorably Fist Bumps All the Players
So many professional athletes are in the news for constant wrongdoing, that it’s refreshing to see some of them doing
It’s a tough list. Buckner booting the ball is only 12th.