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Edmonton Sun apologizes for apparent Holocaust reference in sports headline

Puns and allusions in sports headlines can be good, but not so much when they seem to be referencing the Holocaust. That's how many interpreted the Edmonton Sun's "Camp Concentration" headline on their back cover Wednesday, which was promoting a spread on the progress of the CFL's Edmonton Eskimos' training camp but may have violated Godwin's Law in the process. The headline was quickly pointed out and criticized by many on Twitter. Here are some of the best tweets in response:





The Sun's Twitter account spent most of the day apologizing. Here's one of the many apologies they tweeted out.

So, despite some readers not seeing the problem here, these kind of headlines are probably something most newspapers want to avoid in the future. At least the Sun provided us all with a good example of one not to use…

Andrew Bucholtz

About Andrew Bucholtz

Andrew Bucholtz is a staff writer for Awful Announcing. He also covers the CFL and other sports for Yahoo! Canada.

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