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Liar liar

"The List" asks who can we trust after Broncos coach Mike Shanahan told a fib on Sunday.

Updated: September 18, 2003, 1:00 PM ET
By Tim Keown | Page 2 columnist

A football coach lied this week. A nation mourns.

The last bastion of honesty in this troubled world, shattered.

Of all people, a football coach. Mike Shanahan told the world his quarterback's separated shoulder was a concussion, and we can't attribute that exclusively to an Eastern Illinois education, or an outdated copy of Gray's Anatomy.

He said he lied because the Chargers would have targeted Jake Plummer's unhinged shoulder if he had been forced back ...

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