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Butch Jones-to-CU report botched by Denver Post based on single source

Update: Yesterday, we reported that Cincinnati coach Butch Jones had turned down the CU Buffs football coach job, despite the Denver Post reporting that he'd accepted it the day before; see our previous coverage below. Now, we know more about what led the Post to ballyhoo this erroneous information -- trust in a single source that turned out to be flat wrong.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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