ESPN Goes With A "KKK-Rod" Headline, Quickly Changes It After Common Sense Intervenes

Last night, Wallace Matthews of ESPN needed a headline for the note about Alex Rodriguez striking out three times in his Rapid Response blog. What to go with? Something silly like "A-Whiff"? Maybe even something plainly informative like "A-Rod's bad start"?

Whatever the decision, anything would be better than "KKK-Rod":

ESPN Goes With A "KKK-Rod" Headline, Quickly Changes It After Common Sense Intervenes

The image above comes from Romenesko, who managed to catch the headline before it was changed, and then put it alongside the new one.

"K-Rod" is a pretty good headline, though.

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screencap via Romenesko.