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NFL A-OK; Dirty Bomb Threats a "Hoax"

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Remember the widely reported threats to detonate dirty bombs at seven NFL games this weekend?

Here's the lastest 411:

Threats posted on a Web page earlier this week about using radioactive "dirty bombs" to attack seven National Football League stadiums during this weekend's games were a hoax, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security said yesterday.

More here.

Which isn't to say that many of the sad-sack teams playing in the supposedly targeted cities–including Miami, Cleveland, Houston, and Oakland–won't continue to bomb this Sunday.

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  1. The government of course knew it was a hoax instantly, since nobody in the government could recall having ordered such an attack.

  2. Ha, ha, ha – what jokesters!

    String ’em up.

  3. Which isn’t to say that many of the sad-sack teams playing in the supposedly targeted cities–including Miami, Cleveland, Houston, and Oakland–won’t continue to bomb this Sunday.

    YOU are correct, sir!

  4. Miami has a team? When did this happen?

  5. If there were a bunch of antisocial, homicidal criminals near the Raiders’ stadium, how would they be able to tell?

  6. Daunte Culpepper is an AQ sleeper agent.

  7. Why do you disrespect the Falcons by leaving them off your list of “sad-sack” teams? They have a 40 year sad sack tradition that far exceeds those in Miami, Cleveland, Houston, and Oakland. In fact, bombing them is both redundant and unnecessary, as they will blow up all on their own by January.

    Judging by last Sunday’s game, it might even be by Thanksgiving.

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