ESPN 980's new show Canceled due to Prank call?

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  1. cwok

    cwok Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    A new morning show was supposedly canceled because a caller claiming to be a ESPN president threatened to sue them because of an existing contract with Mike and Mike.

    Was that you ARM?! :beer: Those Mike and Mike fans are fierce!

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    And in a bizarre and unexplained subplot, someone made prank calls to WTEM this month claiming to be the president of ESPN — one of the most powerful sports media figures in the country — and demanding the show’s cancellation, and nearly succeeded.

    While the calls were a hoax, the person making them mimicked ESPN President John Skipper’s Southern drawl and knew enough about ESPN 980’s inner workings to initially convince station executives that they were from Skipper, according to three people with knowledge of the events."

    http://larrybrownsports.com/football/espn-980-the-man-cave-dan-snyder-prank-call/258220

    http://www.barstoolsports.com/dmv/i...morning-show-canceled-before-it-even-started/

    http://ftw.usatoday.com/2015/03/rep...espns-president-sent-espn-radio-into-a-frenzy


    couldn't find a thread on this, sorry if duplicate! howard related b/c i think he used to do funny prank calls :cheesy:
     
  2. Maklershed

    Maklershed Well-Known Member

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    Howard pranks! No one else!
     
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