ESPN gets duped by fake Adam Schefter account

Ok, let me begin by making it clear that we have all been fooled by fake Twitter at one time or another and anyone who says they have not is lying.

But when ESPN is fooled by a fake Adam Schefter account, it is pretty comical.

That’s exactly what happened on Monday when ESPN published a story featuring a tweet from “Adam Schefter” saying that the Miami Dolphins had fired offensive coordinator, Chan Gailey.

Well, the tweet was not from Schefter’s account but from a fake account that the Worldwide Leader in Sports fell for.

Below is the statement from ESPN apologizing for their mistake.


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