Holly, sweetheart.

If the source of Holly Rowe’s report turned out to be Craig James…

… wouldn’t that be rich?  But James or not, why would Rowe think that Tubs could raise that kind of money in a relatively short period of time, especially at a place where there are still plenty of hurt feelings over Leach and a certain level of disappointment over how Texas Tech’s season has progressed so far?

I’ll be curious to learn who Rowe’s source is.



Filed under ESPN Is The Devil

16 responses to “Holly, sweetheart.

  1. Biggus Rickus

    Oh, Holly. Fat, drunk and gullible is no way to go through life.


  2. Hogbody Spradlin

    And you just know ESPN will go to the mat claiming confidentiality of the source for this IMPORTANT world news item.


  3. Scorpio Jones, III

    If you spent most of your life in tears from a vision of Erin Andrews in black jeans, boots and a frothy top, and had somebody named Jen Brown tap dancing on your heels, you’d be a Holly Rowe.

    If they can employ Craig James, why would her bosses worry about this little slip of a piece of bad reporting?


  4. Macallanlover

    It is time the media be held accountable for reports they make. Hiding behind a “confidential source” is unacceptable when people/institutions are impacted by stories where we have to take their word. It is irresponsible to not check the truthfulness of facts before broadcasting them to the world.

    Not that this incident is of huge import, but it is another example of the media’s ability to distort situations and then go into hiding. At the very least a judge should be able to, in confidence, validate the source and determine if there was credibility to go public with information. If not, the network/publisher/reporter should be held accountable. This looks shoddy to me, how can you miss the dollar amount that far?


    • Scorpio Jones, III

      So, you are saying ESPN is in the same business as, for instance, the New York Times?

      If you are going to spout Tea Party rhetoric, at least pick on somebody who actually is “the media”.

      Calling Holly Rowe a reporter, or ESPN “The Media” is like saying Herschel and Richard Samuel are both running backs.


      • Mayor of Dawgtown

        SJ, she said it on the air as a fact. She is acting in the capacity of a journalist when she does that. And Herschel and Samuel WERE both running backs, only one was a lot better than the other. Kinda like Edward R. Morrow and Holly.


  5. 69Dawg

    “Confidential Source” is just short hand for we made up the story. Never in the history of the world has a group taken a few words in a document (the Constitution) and held themselves out to be above society and the law. I love it every time a judge puts one of these journalism weasels in jail for contempt.
    Once again I apologise to weasels everywhere for the comparison.


  6. 81Dog

    I’m sorry, but Holly Rowe promised her source confidentiality. A deal is a deal, and I admire her for refusing to give up her source. I’m sure her colon is grateful to remain protected, too.


  7. W Cobb Dawg

    This is espn we’re talking about. People like Rowe, Holtz, May, James, Herbstreit, Corso, etc. aren’t “reporters”. They’re a bunch of goofy actors who say or do anything when the camera is on.

    You’ve got to laugh at T-Tech. Tuberville bringing in donations? Not after getting waxed by Iowa State! Leach must be a terrific coach, considering how lousy the organization at T-Tech has turned out to be. Hope he never gets a job in the sec east unless its with us.


    • gastr1

      Right. It’s a freaking sideline report, not some New York Times expose. Give her a break already.


      • Macallanlover

        Yeah, those NY Times reporters are a bastion of journalistic integrity aren’t they? To paraphrase a comment I heard decades ago about Time Magazine, “I wouldn’t believe the page numbers on the NY Times unless I counted the pages myself.” Responsibility for public statements is significant for any organiazation, especially one with millions of daily viewers. We should be able to trust the truthfulness of stories whether they are broadcast by FOX, CNN, ABC, or ESPN. And reporters should pay a price for misleading the public whether it is made up, or just laziness in researching the issue.


  8. Bulldog Joe

    I bet it was one of those “fat little girlfriends”.