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Ochocinco Departure 'Inspires' Lame Headline in Cincinnati Enquirer

Having worked in newspapers for more than a decade, I’ve seen my share of bad headlines, and written one or two myself. But the headline in today’s Cincinnati Enquirer referencing the departure of Chad Ochocinco is so lame it might merit its own award from the APSE.

It reads, “Cinco G’Bye-O.”

Ya see what they did there? They turned the first “O” in Ocho into “G’bye.”

Cinco G’Bye-O. It’s Spanish for Eight Five G’Bye-O, i.e., it accomplished the Heruclean task of looking sillier than Chad Ochocinco.

(H/T to SB Nation)

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Game 2 Stanley Cup Final Ratings Take A Slide

Overnight ratings for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final between Vancouver and Boston took a slide, drawing just 3.37 million viewers.

That’s down 27 percent from Game 1 (4.56 million viewers) and 43 percent from last year’s Game 2 (5.91 million viewers) between Philadelphia and Chicago.

It was the least-watched Stanley Cup Final broadcast on network television since Game 5 of the 2007 Stanley Cup Final between Anaheim and Ottawa, which drew 2.87 million viewers.

Through two the first two games on NBC, the 2011 Stanley Cup Final has averaged 3.96 million viewers, down 23 percent from 5.12 million viewers through two games last year.

 

 

A Moment of Levity From Your SportsNewser Crew