Prankster Dupes MSNBC as Fake USA Goalie

Posing as Ryan Miller, he guarantees a gold medal on air
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 27, 2010 12:05 PM CST
Prankster Dupes MSNBC as Fake USA Goalie
Goalie Ryan Miller of Team USA.   (Getty Images)

A prankster posing as Team USA hockey goalie Ryan Miller got on the air yesterday on MSNBC and guaranteed a win tomorrow against Canada. The network's Willie Geist had to come back hours later to apologize and speak to the real Ryan Miller. The hoax follows another this week on ESPN, in which a Howard Stern fan duped a host into believing he was football player Brian Westbrook. Mediaite has the prank Miller call here.
(Read more MSNBC stories.)

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