Sunday, January 29, 2006

Flip flop

In Minneapolis, everyone knows who you are referring to when you mention "Sid." He is the octogenarian sports columnist at the StarTribune who, literally, has been penning his column (mostly puff pieces) for more than 60 years. Despite his senior status, sometimes he writes things that must be ridiculed.

On Thursday, the Minnesota Timberwolves made a blockbuster trade. Here is what Sid wrote in Friday's column.
After making one of the worst trades in franchise history Thursday . . .
Here is what he wrote today.
So give Wolves owner Glen Taylor credit for making the deal with the Celtics . . .
I guess he remembered that his scoops are dependent on his maintaining his status as propagandist for the local teams.