According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, during the 6am morning news on Wednesday, WPXI-TV morning anchor Todd McDermott reported that Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Hines Ward had signed with the Baltimore Ravens.
“We’re a little in shock,” Mr. McDermott said to co-anchor Jennifer Abney per the Post-Gazette.
What’s really funny is that Ward hasn’t even been officially released by the Steelers.
Supposedly the TV station got their information from BroCouncil.com, which posted the article as a spoof with fake quotes and everything.
So, at the end of the day, this was very poor reporting by a TV station, that shouldn’t have ever happened. At least they were able to laugh it off on Twitter.
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