Talk:2009 Sugar Bowl

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Article neutrality[edit]

I really do not feel like the game summary section is neutral to any extent, and much of it is original research. Several examples:

  1. "It was evident from the warm-ups prior to the game: one team came to hit and play, one merely showed up." (According to who?)
  2. "The Alabama players, disheartened at the loss of Outland Trophy winner Andre Smith, were caught flatfooted by the fast and precise Utes."
  3. "The Tide, having underestimated Utah and suffering letdowns emotionally after the Florida loss and the attrition to their O-Line, could not recover mentally in this game."
  4. "Alabama fans honorably congratulated their tormentors..."
  5. "...leaving Utah fans to exult in the best season their team has ever had."

I'm tempted to remove the entire section (mainly added by Mbobmean), which I feel may just be vandalism to see what he could put on here before it was removed. If any of these things are true, they all definitely need sources per WP:V.  LATICS  talk  18:26, 19 March 2009 (UTC)

While I generally agree with what's written in the game summary, it's not encyclopedic and should be removed. Ndenison talk 19:11, 19 March 2009 (UTC)
Agreed, needs tons of work if not a rewrite. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie! 21:12, 19 March 2009 (UTC)
  • As someone who's written a lot of similar articles, I'd have to agree that it's really NPOV. That said, it's a fun bit of sportswriting. It just doesn't work for Wikipedia. JKBrooks85 (talk) 22:08, 19 March 2009 (UTC)
Yeah, I'm not saying the summary is incorrect or anything, as much as I hate to admit it. But yeah, it's far from being an encyclopedic read.  LATICS  talk  23:04, 19 March 2009 (UTC)

Dead link[edit]

During several automated bot runs the following external link was found to be unavailable. Please check if the link is in fact down and fix or remove it in that case!

--JeffGBot (talk) 19:00, 17 June 2011 (UTC)