As I was driving around on business yesterday, I had my radio turned to [tag]ESPN[/tag], all sports, all talk.
When the news segment came on at the half-hour and top-of-the-hour points, the announcer read this news bit not once, but at least twice (I am paraphrasing but this is damn close, and the clincher is pretty much word for word):
Former NBA referee [tag]Tim Donaghy[/tag] pleaded guilty today to two federal conspiracy charges…. If found guilty, he faces up to 25 years in prison.
If found guilty? He just confessed and pled guilty. There will be no trial.
Whoever wrote that copy should be convicted of butchering logic and facts.