R.A. Dickey’s streak of one-hitters ended Sunday night, as did his run of innings without giving up an earned run. But even the great Jeremy Lin had an off-night or two during his era of NBA domination.
New York tabloids will still need to fill a long summer with headlines, and A-Rod can’t do something stupid every day, nor can Tim Tebow do something -- anything -- every day. Probably.
So as a service to pun and wordplay-loving headline writers the world over, here are some forced R.A. Dickey headlines they can use as Dickeysanity heads to the All-Star break and beyond.
R.A. DICKEYlously Dominant!
R.A. All the Way!
Whaddaya Say About R.A.!
Dickey Delivers Knuckler Sandwich
Knuck! Knuck! Knuck! Dickey Makes Stooges of ‘Em
Dickey an All-Star Picky
R.A.dishes!: Mets hurler seen eating root vegetable at Manhattan restaurant
And then about 50 more Dickey puns that should never appear in a newspaper.