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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."
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Posted 12-04-2010 at 11:33 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 05-29-2011 at 10:47 AM by TommyJohn

9/29/05:

(Note: this was my 37th birthday and the day the Sox clinched the AL Central)

SOX CHOKE!! INDIANS CENTRAL CHAMPS!!

Oops! That was supposed to be Monday's headline!




Brought to you by the Dewey Defeats Truman committee.

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DAMN!
Sox clinch

The last teams that we at the Tribune Company wanted to think about are
the 1927...
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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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Kirk offers his thoughts.....

Posted 11-05-2010 at 10:18 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 11-20-2010 at 10:46 AM by TommyJohn

Today Kirk Gibson-former outfielder/manager/psycho/whacko/nutjob-offered his thoughts on the death of Sparky Anderson, the manager for whom he played in Detroit. They were both a part of the 1984 Tigers team that went wire-to-wire in winning the World Series that year. He....


Ricky the whiny sportswriter here. I interrupt this obit to whine once again. You mentioned 1984. That was the year my Cubbies lost 3 games to 2 to the Padres. If they had won Game 5, there never would...
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