“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?
It took a lot of guts to do what this young man did. They also offered him 20k in hush money. Fabulous. The proof in my opinion here is that...Read More
Associate Professor of Economics, North Carolina State Univ.
“Pay cut, hectic schedule can make broadcasting career a: challenging transition: for ex-players, coaches.” Hey, I’d be willing to try it. And