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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Articles tagged: screw ups

Bill Simmons’ Wimbledon joke backfires

The 2013 Wimbledon Championships have featured a number of unexpected upsets on the ladies’ singles side. The semifinal matches have been set, with 15th-seeded Marion Bartoli awaiting her Thursday meeting with 20th-seeded Kristen Flipkens and 23rd-seeded Sabine Lisicki pitted against No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska. The big names are lacking. Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki…Read More

NBC affiliate KXAN runs promo, misses Blackhawks’ winning OT goal (Video)

Fans in Austin, Texas, watching Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals on their local NBC affiliate buckled up for 70 awesome minutes of high-scoring hockey between the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks. Unfortunately, their local station, KXAN, ran a poorly-timed promo during the middle of sudden-death overtime, right as Brent Seabrook scored the winning…Read More

Bryce Hunter? Can you spot all the errors in this brutal MLB graphic

In the realm of broadcasting graphic fails, this one comes out on top. This graphic was shown during the middle of the Kansas City Royals telecast on Thursday, and it is full of an absurd amount of errors. The question: “Which young player would you like to start a franchise with?” is posed to viewers….Read More

Michael Bourn assists on Miguel Cabrera home run (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Miguel Cabrera is in search of another Triple Crown with the Detroit Tigers this year, and he certainly doesn’t need any help from his opponents along the way. Cabrera has hit five home runs in his last three games and has 13 on the season. Had it not been…Read More

Great moments in closed captioning mistakes: the Chicago Black Cocks

One closed caption employee may have had too many dirty thoughts on the mind Saturday. During the Chicago Cubs-New York Mets game Saturday, the announcers must have been talking about the Chicago Blackhawks hosting a playoff hockey game at the same time that the Cubs were hosting a baseball game, resulting in the closed captioning…Read More

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