Found March 01, 2012 on Holdout Sports:
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An Indiana basketball fan's sign showed an embarrassing lack of creativity when ESPN came to Bloomington to broadcast their game against Michigan State Tuesday night.

It's a time honored tradition where fans make signs with clever acronyms based on the letters of the network broadcasting the game, as it gives the fan holding the sign a fair chance of getting on TV. However, if the sign doesn't get shown, sometimes it's for the best. That would have been the case for the Indiana fan in the front of the student section, featured in the bottom right corner of this photo, holding the sign with an acronym for ESPN:


"Every Spartan Plays Not good". Really? Did he spend all night writing that one, or was it the first thing that popped into his head? Indiana students and alumni have to be shaking their heads at this one.

Hey, it could have been worse. He could have spelled the sign incorrectly (like the football fan at Georgia).

H/T Sports Grid.
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