LeBron James is the close friend, confidant and self-purported mentor of Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor. But on Saturday afternoon, when his friend was on his largest, most well-lit stage since January’s Rose Bowl, James was a no-show.
Though he was the talk of the town leading up to the big game between the Buckeyes and Hurricanes, James bailed on his “friend” because The Ohio State University said something that the two-time MVP had not heard in quite some time.
The word “no.”
James reportedly opted to pass up the chance to support his friend because Ohio State administration nixed his request for a full police escort, something that James obviously felt he needed on this day due to the 100,000 rabid Ohio State fans that would ultimately be surrounding him. [Read more...]