ESPN is having a little fun on Tuesday by resurrecting a joke from a 13-year-old movie. The sports media giant finally made “ESPN 8: The Ocho,” from 2004’s Ben Stiller comedy Dodgeball, a reality, if only for one fleeting day.
The gag in the movie was, of course, that ESPN had been expanding to so many channels that they’d show even the weirdest, most obscure sports like competitive dodgeball.
So, for one day, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, the network has changed its college sports network ESPNU into The Ocho, featuring more obscure sports like darts, arm wrestling, ultimate frisbee, and even that great middle America past time cornhole. Read more…
from Mashable http://mashable.com/2017/08/08/espn-the-ocho-is-here-for-a-day/
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