The Post-Gazette reports on a satirical, The Onion-style "report" by a website called "Bro Council" that former Steelers star Hines Ward had signed with the Baltimore Ravens, and how WPXI took it seriously and reported it as real news Wednesday morning.â†µ
I'd never expect a piece of satire by a website called "Bro Council" to actually be funny, and this one mostly isn't, although there's no way any sentient human should have taken it seriously, and I did get a chuckle out of this:â†µ
The New York Jets were considering making an offer to Ward, but decided against it when they realized they may have a quarterback controversy on their hands if they signed the former Georgia Bulldogs QB.â†µ
That's news, ladies and gentlemen. Oh well -- well done, "Bro Council." As for WPXI, at least they corrected their mistake on air a few minutes later.â†µ
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