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The Sports Bank:
Welcome to the August 1st, 2014 edition of “The Cuttys,” or the Jay Cutler DON’T CARE awards. They honor, as one Facebook commenter put it:
“all the non-news that’s fit to delete.”
Or more literally: “all the terrible attempts at creating news, that I instantly deleted upon seeing it in my inbox.”
All media members receive dozens of press releases and story pitches from publicists, Sports Information Departments, Media Relations and PR people every week. These were the most utterly asinine and completely worthless among the 100-150 or so that I received per week.
And as always, in case you missed it, here’s how these awards got named.
DISHONORABLE MENTION 1: the subject heading on this one was actually: “A Pulitzer Prize Winning Story” OMG! ROTFLMAO!!!!!!
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