“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.
Nice story by Gary Smith (Sports Illustrated) about the Phillies’s catcher,: Carlos “Chooch” Ruiz. Trending Today
Basket-brawl: High school game ends in a massive, face off and shoving match – one student even smacks down a ref! [Video]
Well, at least it didn’t turn into a bloody, punching free-for-all as these games sometimes do… pulling in students and
Kind of. The formula, it seems, is some combination of leadership, stability, buy-in across the board, talent (especially at quarterback)