On Sunday at 1:05 p.m. (Mountain Time), the self-proclaimed "Worldwide Leader in Sports" gave us this bit of news: "Missouri offensive coordinator Dave Christensen will be named the head coach of Wyoming, sources familiar with the agreement told ESPN.com's Joe Schad."
Who are these "sources" we ask, and why for the umpteenth time don't they want their names published? Could it be that Austin Ward of the Casper Star-Tribune and Bob Hammond of the Laramie Boomerang are the sources?
Ward was the first on the scene Saturday night, filing a story at 9:21 p.m. (Mountain), hours after Missouri lost to Kansas in the Border War at Arrowhead Stadium:
"A chartered flight left Laramie for Kansas City in the afternoon, picked up Christensen and landed back in Wyoming around 7 p.m., the first definitive evidence of reciprocal interest and progress for UW's marquee coaching gig.
" 'No comments tonight,' " Christensen said before climbing into a white Suburban with his family and a member of the UW athletic department."
Hammond, following Ward's lead, had this in Sunday morning's edition of the Boomerang: "Veteran Missouri assistant head coach Dave Christensen is in line to become the next head football coach at the University of Wyoming, according to a source close to the situation."
The story was teased above the fold of Sunday's Boomerang (below).