Fake Adam Schefter Twitter Account Fakes-Out SportsCenter

Well this is awkward.

Apparently — and not very surprisingly — ESPN failed to do some research.

Their official SportsCenter account just reported that the Jacksonville Jaguars traded for Tim Tebow. Their source? Adarn Shefter.

That’s right. A-D-A-R-N Shefter.

Apparently unable to see the slight space in between the and the n, ESPN reported a fake news story tweeted by a fake account.

To top it off, one minute later, the real Adam Shefter tweeted that the Broncos and the Jets have finalized their deal to send The Chosen One to the Big Apple.

Shake it off.

[Update]: The tweet has since been deleted. Thank God for screen shots!:


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