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- Tue Sep 20, 2005 6:25 am
- Forum: Usage and Writing
- Topic: sports writing & collective nouns
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William Safire (in No Uncertain Terms, 2003) declares that pluralized team names (Packers and Yankees) should take plural verbs, but that singular team names (Jazz and Connecticut Sun) should take singular verbs. However, in newspaper sports writing, all team names seem to take the plural verb form....