Lover of blogs everywhere, Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD, does his best to bury the lead today in his sports media notes column by reporting on an interesting ESPN programming decision:
“Largely because of Tim Tebow’s popularity, ESPN will carry the Gators’ spring game at 1 p.m. April 12, with Chris Fowler, Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit on the call. A two-hour edition of College GameDay will precede it.“
Wow. That doesn’t sound like a great idea by the WWL. But we think we know the real reason why ESPN would make such a nonsensical decision.
Much like those lame-o “Old Spice Greatest Highlight!” segments on SportsCenter with Chris Berman, we’re guessing ESPN is broadcasting the scrimmage because the suits were able to sell the spring game concept to a title sponsor: