war room http://www.kplu.org en No room for war room in NFL draft http://www.kplu.org/post/no-room-war-room-nfl-draft <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-966022.mp3</p><p><em>Editor&#39;s Note: In the first round of the NFL Draft Thursday, former Washington quarterback Jake Locker was selected by the Tennessee Titans with the No. 8 pick.</em> <em>The Seahawks chose James Carpenter, a tackle from Alabama, with the 25th overall pick.</em></p><p>If you watch any part of the NFL Draft over the next few days, chances are you&#39;ll hear the words &quot;war room&quot; to describe the place where team leaders huddle together to make their player selections.</p><p>The seemingly careless use of such a serious military term is a pet peeve of KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel. And he wants to start a campaign to abolish the use of the phrase in sports. Fri, 29 Apr 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 1288 at http://www.kplu.org No room for war room in NFL draft