According to the
Not so fast.
"That's a lie" Carr said through U-M's sports information director.
I must admit, the story did sound sketchy from the get-go. Carr never seemed tight with Tressel and his bomb-sniffing minions in Buckeyeville. In fact, the whole thing had the ring of wishful thinking in C-bus, giddy over the Boren defection in the first place ("Not only do your players want to transfer here but even scUM's old coach secretly envied us and recognizes our greatness!").
Most importantly, if you're the
And does this sort of story really warrant an "unnamed" source in a (supposedly) legit newspaper? I thought that sort of "source protection" was for stories where the reporter was dealing with a huge corruption scandal at the highest levels of government, or a mole inside the mafia, maybe a double agent with insider knowledge of Iran's clandestine nuclear weapons program.
Not at the
As for the