The story of Bishop Sycamore went insanely viral over the weekend after the ‘fake’ school duped ESPN into putting them on National TV against powerhouse IMG Academy.
The team, which is reportedly comprised of some junior college dropouts, 19 and 20-year-olds, that doesn’t have a real address for its online charter school, got blown out 58-0.
Everything they said about the school and the players were pretty much lies and ESPN did not verify.
At one point during the game, No. 58 on Sycamore was down and hurt on the field and ESPN couldn’t even tell you his name, because he wasn’t even listed on their roster.
“We have an injured player for Bishop Sycamore is No. 54. We do not have a No. 54 for the rosetr that was given.
ESPN eventually released a statement addressing the situation.
“We regret that this happened and have discussed it with Paragon, which secured the matchup and handles the majority of our high school event scheduling. They have ensured us that they will take steps to prevent this kind of situation from happening moving forward.”
The whole ordeal was embarrassing for ESPN.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.