Retired NBA player Latrell Sprewell did not sign with the Seattle SuperSonics and did not say, "My coach-choking days are behind me. We're both older and wiser. Besides, I have lawyers to pay and pit bulls to feed." The item, which appeared in Thursday's Sports section, came from a satirical column in the Contra Costa Times.
Heaven forbid they ever stumble on The Onion, or we're going to have reprints of stories like "World Leaders Gather To Roast Mahmoud Ahmadinejad."
*also reported by Willamette Week's Beth Slovic