And the award for Best Zinger in a Lead, Sports Article category goes to ... well, this AP story doesn't have a byline, but whoever wrote it is the big winner. Please email the internet to receive your prize: a handful of rotten tomatoes. â†µ
â†µâ‡¥The only thing on fire for Winthrop in the final basketball game of its season was the team bus. â†µâ†µWHOOOZZAAAH, watch out now, we got a live one on our hands, boys. â†µ
â†µBut really, Winthrop’s team bus literally caught on fire after the team figuratively couldn’t, losing its semifinal Big South Tournament game to UNC-Asheville last night. The team was stuck in Asheville for a few extra hours while they waited for another, not-burning bus to arrive. Luckily for them, Asheville is an excellent place to be stranded if you have some sorrows that need drowning. â†µâ†µ
â†µ(In case you're curious, the local Rock Hill, SC newspaper used a "hot twist" reference in its lead to the same story. I have no idea what that means.) â†µâ†µ
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