Funny Onion style article about ESPN's coverage on the Ohio State scandal.
Some of the highlights:
ESPN has made steady strides over the years to increase their coverage of the misdeeds at Ohio State. They started with Trev Alberts and Mark May belittling Ohio State and getting the intended ratings spike. Soon, others saw the possibility to advance their careers by jumping on the anti-Buckeye bandwagon. Alberts and May were joined by Jim Rome, Colin Cowherd and former Ohio State player, MVP and Captain, Kirk Herbstreit. “With Kirk joining the chorus, we struck gold”
The channel will begin broadcasting on Thursday, August 11 at noon with a four-hour special called, “Ohio State – Inside the Fourth Reich” which will chronicle the institutionalized corruption at Ohio State that dates back to Francis Schmidt and Paul Brown. This program will be re-aired throughout the day as a lead-up to Ohio State’s August 12th hearing in front of the NCAA Committee on Infractions where it is expected that Ohio State will receive a 5 year bowl ban, 3 year television ban and a reduction of 12 scholarships per year for 5 years. Ohio State is not expected to appeal the penalties.