And Your Backpages: August 17, 2008

by Backpageman on August 17, 2008

Michael Phelps gave the greatest performance in the history of the modern Olympics. So, what led the Backpages? Brett Favre playing in a pre-season games. Ouch. To be fair, the Troika did put Phelps on the FRONT page. The News: SOLID GOLD. The Post: GR8EST! Newsday: 8. So, take heart would-be Swamis. If there were a Frontpageman, he’d be celebrating your genius. A sidenote: GOLDEN JET. File it away. It’s one of those staples we’re going to see again and again, especially from the second-rate weekend crew at Newsday. Shave down, Heroes. Here they come.

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