It was bound to happen. When Deadspin was launched in 2005 behind Will Leitch and A.J. Daulerio, it was a sports alternative. A website that could provide sports news without all the yelling and screaming. One of the site's initial "goals" was to call out ESPN.
But ... call out ESPN? Why, how will you make it in sports by calling out the WWL?
Well, on Thursday, sports media might have changed for good. In reporting the recent claims slugger Mark McGwire, to steroids in the early 1990s, ESPN used Deadspin as a source.
A.J. Daulerio Talks About ESPN Using Deadspin as Source in McGwire Story originally appeared on Backporch FanHouse on Thu, 22 Jan 2009 19:31:00 EST . Please see our terms for use of feeds.