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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Articles tagged: screw ups

NFL admits officials missed clock error in Chargers-Steelers game

The NFL has admitted that a mistake was made with the game clock near the end of regulation in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the San Diego Chargers Monday night. In a statement on Tuesday, NFL spokesman Mike Signora acknowledged that an error by the stadium scoreboard operator resulted in 18 seconds being inexplicably taken…Read More

NFL had big clock issue that could have cost Steelers a win

The NFL has to be relieved that the Pittsburgh Steelers scored a touchdown as time expired to beat the San Diego Chargers Monday night. Otherwise, league officials would be faced with a flurry of difficult questions about what happened to the game clock late in the fourth quarter. Here’s what went down: After kicking a…Read More

Texas governor Greg Abbott mistakenly congratulates Astros on winning ALDS

Texas governor Greg Abbott is going to catch serious flack from Houston Astros fans for possibly jinxing the baseball team. Abbott’s Twitter account sent a tweet congratulating the Astros for advancing to the ALCS Monday and challenged the Texas Rangers to join them: There was only one problem: The Astros were only up 6-2 at…Read More

ESPN awkwardly cuts to studio during Dabo Swinney interview (Video)

There was a bizarre broadcasting moment at the end of Saturday’s Clemson-Notre Dame game when ESPN cut to its studio during the middle of Dabo Swinney’s postgame interview. The Tigers stopped the Fighting Irish on a two-point conversion to hang on for the 24-22 win. Swinney was quite emotional and provided an interview chocked full…Read More

Linda Cohn caught trash talking Brooklyn Nets on ESPN (Video)

ESPN anchor Linda Cohn was burned by a hot mic during an episode of “SportsCenter” on Thursday. Cohn must have been having a conversation off air about NBA free agency, because when the show re-joined and went live, she was caught on-air talking some trash about the Brookly Nets. “You know who hasn’t done a…Read More

Roger Goodell butchers Marcus Mariota’s name (Video)

Roger Goodell had several months to prepare for the NFL draft, yet he still somehow managed to mispronounce Marcus Mariota’s name when the Tennessee Titans selected the quarterback second overall on Thursday night. Goodell misspoke and pronounced the Heisman Trophy winner’s last name as “Marioto” instead of “Mariota.” It’s OK, Roger, we’ve seen much worse…Read More

NCAA’s Tom McGinnis totally botches trophy presentation (Video)

Just when you thought a trophy presentation couldn’t get any worse than what the Chevy guy did during the World Series last October, someone goes out and gives him a run for his money. Tom McGinnis, who is a member of the NCAA Men’s Hockey Committee, completely botched the trophy presentation for the Providence Friars,…Read More

Dick Vitale accidentally included an F-bomb in a tweet

We all know Dick Vitale has a tendency to get overexcited about stuff, and we were reminded of that when he made an embarrassing mistake on Twitter Saturday. All Dickie V. wanted to do was share a photo of himself meeting with two fans at a First Watch restaurant in Florida. Everything went fine when…Read More

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