ESPN Cancels on Ron Burgundy

    Actor and comedian Will Ferrell, who plays TV anchorman Ron Burgundy, stays in character during a news conference at Emerson College in Boston, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. The school has changed the name of its School of Communication for one day to honor the fictitious television anchorman. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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    Ron Burgundy can’t do everything. The Florida State Attorney’s Office will be holding a news conference at 2 p.m. Thursday to address the sexual-assault allegations against star college quarterback Jameis Winston. Actor Will Ferrell had been scheduled to host SportsCenter at 6 p.m., but that's been canceled in anticipation of the news that will come from that conference. Ferrell’s Burgundy has been on a PR blitz of late—appearing on Conan O’Brien’s late-night show, calling a curling match, and recently hosting a local North Dakota television newscast.

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