Yesterday, ESPN President John Skipper was named Sports Business Journal's most influential executive in sports. While that's an impressive footnote to his resume, Skipper has done something infinitely more important and influential. He's done something previously thought impossible except for an act of God or the coming of the endtimes... or both.
John Skipper has ended TebowMania.
In an accompanying interview in SBJ with John Ourand, Skipper admits ESPN went too far in covering Tim Tebow's travails with the New York Jets. In fact, the ESPN president personally told ESPN producers to dial back their 24/7 Tim Tebow obsession...no comments