Oops! Newspaper Web site jumps the gun, calls Butler the national champ

Dewey defeated Truman again Monday night, when an eager Web editor at the Indianapolis Star published a banner headline on the paper’s Web site declaring, “Storybook Stunner … Butler is national champion.” However, Duke beat Butler. The paper changed the page quickly, and the whole thing may have gone unnoticed had a reader not seen the gaffe, captured a screen shot, and sent it to sports gossip blog, Deadspin . The rest is legend. (Image via Deadspin .) Related The Wall Street Jo…

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