I don't usually downvote but I will admit I did this one. My reasons:
The title is "Possible Lies and Soap Opera-like Dialogue", what are the possible lies? The soap opera-like dialogue is a dialogue that was made up.
What is wrong with Meyer saying he has alot of respect for Fickell? Maybe it's because he sympathizes with what went down with Fickell over the last few years and he's coming to his coaches aid.
I think as fans, we tend to think our beloved sports programs owe us an explanation of the moves they make. They don't! Just because he didn't hire the people we really wanted and we may be bummed that we didn't get "the guy", we really shouldn't lose any sleep.
I've said it before and I will say it again, this is pure entertainment. If OSU loses, I will still have to go to work the next day, if they win, I still have bills to pay.