In its profile of new Texas head coach Charlie Strong, The Dallas Morning News used a quote about Strong from ESPN analyst Lou Holtz. That was it's first mistake. Here's the quote.
"I found as we went along that his greatest asset was common sense. He's great with players ... but he's not a hip-hop coach. He really, truly could have coached for (Ohio State's old-school taskmaster) Woody Hayes with no problem whatsoever."
The Morning News could have probably just let this rather awkward quote from Holtz alone. Instead it used it to promote the Strong profile on Twitter.
Then the paper just went ahead and apologized for everything.Since many of you asked: If you read the quotes, Lou Holtz is the one quoted referring to charlie Strong as NOT "a hip-hop" coach
— Dallas Morning News (@dallasnews) January 5, 2014
The Dallas Morning News managed to take an awkward quote from an ESPN analyst, and managed to turn it into a huge awkward mess for itself.
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