Originally Posted by It's A VC3!!!
That's writing 101. Sports Writers, and Internet column writers, are on my top 3 of things I hate. They use stupid titles that are often incorrect to get people to click their work. Jeremy Lin never said he refused to play, but having a title "Lin REFUSES to play at 85%" will get people to click the link because you assume Lin doesn't want to play because he's scared or that he won't be playing until next year. But the title is more tempting then saying "Lin is at 85%"
It's not something legitimate news organizations are supposed to do. Plus i am already on ESPN the site looking at NBA news. For their type of business, it's not necessary. They are not a message board or a rumors site.