Popular Mechanics apologizes to Utah by sending cupcakes

According to the Salt Lake Tribune, Popular Mechanics, who chose to spew venom in the direction of the Utah Utes by referring to their game against Harbaugh’s Michigan crew as a “cupcake game,” laid down its sword and spologized when they shipped a dozen cupcakes to the university.


To help soothe the wounds, Popular Mechanics also wrote a light-hearted note, signifying a treatise between the two:

“To the Utah Utes football program: We heard you guys have been reading Popular Mechanics. On behalf of our entire editorial staff — even the rabid Michigan fan who writes the monthly calendar — we want to wish you luck next week.”

Regardless of Utah trouncing Michigan last year 26-10, the not-so-insightful-on-college-football staff of Popular Mechanics might find it in their best interest to focus on laser-firing unmanned drones and the EMV chip migration.

Until then, here’s what spurred the Pop Mech’s decadent plea bargain for a white flag surrender:

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