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In honor of actor Andy Garcia and his (unintentionally) hilarious reaction to Sofia (Mary Corleone) Coppola's death scene in "The Godfather, Part III."
Newspaper headlines parody headlines written in past threads
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headlines

Posted 12-04-2010 at 10:54 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 05-29-2011 at 10:47 AM by TommyJohn

September was a lively month for Sox fans and the Trib. The team won their first seven games, then stumbled a bit while a super hot Cleveland Indians team that had been 15 games back on August 1st suddenly couldn't lose and started gaining ground. At one point, they closed the gap to 1.5 games during a gut-wrenching September series between them. The first two games were two of the most exciting games ever played on the south side, and if the teams involved had been the Red Sox and Yankees, we'd...
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more old headlines

Posted 12-04-2010 at 10:33 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 05-29-2011 at 10:47 AM by TommyJohn

By the way, I need to mention that Hitmen77 was my personal favorite "Cubune Headline" poster. Some of his headlines were not only laugh-out-loud funny, but very prescient. He wrote a few headlines that were eeriely close to headlines that appeared in the real Tribune a couple of days later. When I complimented him on it, he modestly deflected the praise by saying it was like "shooting fish in a barrel." I always liked to see a new post by him in that thread.

8/24/05:...
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Memories of the "Tribune Headline" thread

Posted 12-04-2010 at 10:25 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 05-29-2011 at 10:48 AM by TommyJohn

This may seem unusual or seem like I am patting myself on the back, but believe me, I am not.

I fondly remember back in July 2005 when Dr. Crawdad started a thread called "You write tomorrow's Cubune headline." It was a response to Scott Podsednik defeating Derek Jeter in the fan's vote for the final All-Star representative. Craw asked WSIers how the Tribune would spin it. (Note: I HATE the word "Cubune" but I would be dishonest if I didn't use it, because that...
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Meanwhile, back in the Twin Cities...

Posted 10-22-2010 at 10:50 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 05-29-2011 at 10:52 AM by TommyJohn

Twins demand Selig name them AL Champions
"It is so unfair. We have a better record than the Rangers, we should be having the World Series at Target Field"-Bert Blyleven

"We had a better record and they should let us be in the World Series. Baseball needs to change the rules just for us"-Joe Nathan
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postseason headline

Posted 10-22-2010 at 10:33 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 05-29-2011 at 10:53 AM by TommyJohn

Fox Network orders Bud Selig to cancel World Series
"You honestly don't expect us to actually broadcast a postseason series without the Yankees, do you?" says Fox exec

Selig "considering" Fox order to shut down


In other news, arrogant sportswriters and snobby sports bloggers write and blog (for the umpteenth time) that they "don't care" about this upcoming World Series
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