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Ottawa Sun drops ball with false reports of Sidney Crosby being arrested

At around 4:00am this morning, the Ottawa Sun sent the Internet into flames with reports of Sidney Crosby being arrested:

Here are screen grabs of the story long since removed:

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Within an hour, every major hockey outlet in North America was on Defcon 1. Turns out it was a random hoax.

How does something like this even run? Best of luck to the editor who decided to run with this story.

Derek Rocco

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