Thursday, January 22, 2009
I think this might be a first! Sports Center has certainly credited blogs before, including this one, but I don't think Deadspin has ever been mentioned on the flagship show for ESPN. This morning Josh Elliott credited Deadspin with a quote from Jay McGwire, Mark McGwire's younger brother, who says in his new book that he was the one who supplied the slugger with steroids. Here's the clip....
Congrats to my former employer (*tear*), AJ and the rest of the crew over there, and good on ESPN for recognizing who found the item first. The best part about this, is that it's ESPN's lead story on Sports Center, so they're going to be mentioning the website all day. Just another small step towards acceptance!
Mark McGwire's One-Eyed Baby Brother Reveals The Not-So-Startling Truth (Deadspin)