Jacob at Ruby Zippers sends this headline with a simple note: “Eating a bagel, confused.”
I had the same confusion while I was eating Shredded Wheat.
The top headline says a candidate for athletics director won’t be coming to KU. The deck says he turned down Tulsa’s offer to stay there.
Sounds like limbo to me.
Of course, a simple “and” would have avoided the confusion:
A.D. front-runner turns down reported offer and stays at Tulsa
Then again, he didn’t turn down a reported offer; he either had an offer or he didn’t. The headlines yesterday declared him the new KU athletics director; today they say he isn’t (sort of), although he really never was.
If you are as confused as Jacob and I, grab a bagel or a bowl of cereal. I’ve heard that limbo leads to long waits.