This certainly threw me into paroxysmal atrial tachycardia (or gave me a heart attack, for those of you who aren’t ER junkies), until someone noticed that the numbers on the end of the web address actually redirected you to another site that specializes in making fake CNN news reports.
Whoever decided to do this is apparently also pulling this prank on Ohio State.
And as my more journalistically astute friends pointed out, the text was not written in AP Style (standard journalistic language) and was worded kind of oddly.
Still, fooled me. Now where’s that defibrillator?…