Irony: Former NFL Hurricanes Player Blown off Boat

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by mac-er, Apr 27, 2005.

  1. mac-er macrumors 65816

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    CNN/SI reports that former Miami Hurricanes (American football) player Stanely Shakespeare was killed when a gust of wind blew him off his boat.

    Yes that is sad. :(

    But, talk about the irony.
     
  2. aloofman macrumors 68020

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    That's more like coincidence than irony. Now if the Miami football team lost a game because hurricane winds blew a last-second field goal attempt wide, then THAT would be irony.
     
  3. Applespider macrumors G4

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    It's slightly more bizarre when you consider he played for the NCAA Miami Hurricanes and the NFL team he played for (as a replacement) were the Buccaneers whose new stadium proudly displays a boat at one end zone with a skull on it.

    As for Miami playing in hurricanes, didn't you see that Steelers @ Dolphins game in the early part of last season? Great fun to watch on TV - less fun to be there!
     

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