NBC Affiliate and Network are 2-for-2 in Confusing I.D.'s of Famous Pro Athletes
Channel 4 is two-for-two when it comes to I.D. uck-fups involving well-known sports figures, including Newport Coast shooting guard with the mostest Kobe Bryant.
Film at 11.
Seriously, it was last night's 11 p.m. NBC4 News program that had anchorwoman Colleen "Skunk Lady" Williams introducing a story on a revealing Yahoo! Sports interview with the Lakers superstar when the type under Black Mamba's green screen photo read: "Sage Stallone Dies."
Next, on this morning's network Today show, Matt Lauer was interviewing Philadelphia Eagle quarterback Michael Vick, who has a new memoir out, when b-roll footage showed a different African-American QB, Jerrod Johnson.
At least Jerrod's not dead! Wonder if he speaks Italian?
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