ESPNU Becomes "The Ocho" For One Day

A gag channel from 2004’s ‘Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story.”

By //Entertainment

ESPN has changed its ESPNU college network into The Ocho, a gag channel from the cult classic film Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story starring Ben Stiller.

The change will only apply for one day and will feature obscure sports like darts, arm wrestling, and EVO 2017 World Championship: Street Fighter. The gag in the movie was a play on ESPN’s ever-expanding channels at the time, which aired the weirdest, most obscure sports like competitive dodgeball. Fast-forward to present day and ESPN has nearly a dozen networks available. ESPN also has a known history of airing lumberjack games, cheerleading competitions, and outdoor sports like bass fishing, before the bevy of talking head shows took over the network.

If you have ESPNU on your cable package you can catch all of these obscure sports today.

Read Full Article
Source
Mashable
Image Credit
Red Hour Films
TelevisionBen StillerESPNDodgeball

You may also like

Margot Robbie Becomes a Femme Fatale in the New Trailer for 'Terminal'
Entertainment

Margot Robbie Becomes a Femme Fatale in the New Trailer for 'Terminal'

A neo-noir co-starring Simon Pegg.
4,544 Hypes 4 Comments
Nike Reworks the Air Foamposite One for 2018 Chinese New Year Collection
Footwear

Nike Reworks the Air Foamposite One for 2018 Chinese New Year Collection

Adorned with unique floral and fireworks designs.
5,588 Hypes 7 Comments
Roger Federer Becomes the Oldest World Number 1
Sports

Roger Federer Becomes the Oldest World Number 1

14 years after he first topped the rankings.
4,828 Hypes 7 Comments
Burger King to Unleash the Whopper Donut for National Donut Day
Food

Burger King to Unleash the Whopper Donut for National Donut Day

For the Homer Simpson in all of us.
5,256 Hypes 10 Comments


What to Read Next

MADNESS & NEIGHBORHOOD's 3rd Anniversary Tees Are Packaged Like Vinyl Records
Fashion

MADNESS & NEIGHBORHOOD's 3rd Anniversary Tees Are Packaged Like Vinyl Records

Continuing the duo’s fruitful partnership.

Diplo Claims Rihanna Shut Him Down Several Times in Recent Interview
Music

Diplo Claims Rihanna Shut Him Down Several Times in Recent Interview

He also hates EDM festivals.

YEEZY SEASON 5 Pieces Are Starting to Drop at Select Retailers Worldwide
Fashion

YEEZY SEASON 5 Pieces Are Starting to Drop at Select Retailers Worldwide

Including French retailer, Anrosa.


This Smart Ring Will Replace Everything In Your Pocket in the Near Future
Tech

This Smart Ring Will Replace Everything In Your Pocket in the Near Future

Well, maybe not your phone.

Stream Sean Price's First Posthumous Album, 'Imperius Rex'
Music

Stream Sean Price's First Posthumous Album, 'Imperius Rex'

Released on the two-year anniversary of his passing.

OnePlus Releases The OnePlus 5 in a New Soft Gold Colorway
Tech

OnePlus Releases The OnePlus 5 in a New Soft Gold Colorway

With a Slate Grey edition pending.

More ▾