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Montee Ball Get’s a Ticket, and It News?
The most recent story popping up all over the interwebs is pertaining to the recent ticket Wisconsin star running back Montee Ball received this weekend. Apparently Ball received a $429 fine for standing on someone’s porch during the annual Mifflin Street block party. The two details we have are that the resident didn’t want Ball on his porch and that alcohol wasn’t an issue. So where is the story?
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The media is obsessed with bad news. It is likely that Ball did three or four things good this week, but he gets credit for the bad thing. This is such a non-issue that it has no business being a top story on ESPN’s NCAAF page, but it is. There are times where arrests can be newsworthy but this incident should have never been mentioned on a major mainstream outlet. A blog would be fine, but not on ESPN.
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Every year it's becoming more and more ridiculous at the annual Mifflin Street Block Party and just when you think you've heard it all something new and totally ludicrous happens to spice up the lore. Early Saturday afternoon reports from friends and via twitter began to surface that star Badger running back Montee Ball was arrested at the annual drunk fest.
Wisconsin star running back Montee Ball was arrested nearby the school campus for an extremely lame reason.
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