Onion Spoof

June 4, 2009

Funny headline from TheOnion.com today…  check out the link here –

Detroit, Pittsburgh Both Attempting To Lose Stanley Cup, Avoid Expensive Victory Parade



Best quotes –


“The Steelers’ championship parade cost us roughly $6.5 million in street closures, float rental, security expenditures, and sanitation overtimenot to mention the incalculable loss of man-hours for our struggling local businesses,” Mayor Luke Ravenstahl said. ‘Pittsburgh can’t afford to forget how the four Super Bowl parades we had in the 1970s were followed by mill closures, layoffs, and a decade-long recession. Let’s go Wings!”



“I did everything I could, but Sidney Crosby just refuses to not lay down and die,” said Detroit netminder Chris Osgood, who allowed only one goal in each of the first two games and took personal responsibility for the victories.


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