Naughty, naughty — apparently the most egregious sports overhype since Charlie Weis turns out to have a deceased girlfriend from Canada. I guess that ends the suspense over who the Jets will be making their #1 pick this year!
…Well, now we know what Stephen Glass is up to; his explanations have, however, become less plausible.
…Chait: “The story is utterly shocking, unless you’re familiar with the history of the mythology of Notre Dame football.”
(Erik:) Dave Zirin: “The only conclusion one can draw is that he was either the victim of an insanely elaborate grift whose ingenuity would humble David Mamet, or something stinks in South Bend.”