ESPN needs to take break from Tebow coverage
Sunday, August 19, 2012
I hope everyone enjoyed Tuesday’s national holiday. It was nice to take a day off and reflect on the importance of what Aug. 14 is all about.
Have no idea what I’m talking about? It was Tim Tebow’s birthday. If you didn’t know this, you probably weren’t watching ESPN.
The network that claims to be the worldwide leader in sports spent all day ogling over the Jets’ backup quarterback like a silly school girl.
One segment even featured former Jets and Chiefs coach Herman Edwards and other “anchors” donning birthday hats, a cake and singing a rendition of happy birthday. Edwards said he would give Tebow a conductor hat for his birthday if he could get him a gift. What does that even mean? A conductor hat?
The coverage was so bad during the day I thought “anchor” Sage Steele was working up the courage to ask Tebow to prom.