The New York Post is known for its ribald and entertaining headlines, so when news hit that Matt Harvey had to undergo a procedure to remove blood clots from his bladder, eyes were all trained on the paper’s back page to see what it would come up with.
It turns out the journalists were overloaded with ideas for potty humor, deciding to share mockups of a few of the runner-up headlines along with the winning pun.
The organization’s crosstown rivals at the New York Daily News would not be outdone and brought a strong pun of their own.
The headlines are very good, but the best option would, of course, have been “Bladder Up! Harvey will not miss start after infection”