“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?
People don’t like to talk about America’s culture for the same reason that a man who just had a heart attack doesn’t want to discuss the double bacon cheeseburger he’s...Read More
Associate Professor of Economics, North Carolina State Univ.
“The Play”–Stanford-Cal–is: only #3.
Most: with video. : I’d have voted Serena #1 with Dennis Green and Johnny Mac close behind.
On average the stocks of companies that buy stadium naming rights: don’t do well subsequently. (Well, at least from 1990 to