Summing up ESPN, Rick Reilly, and Also the World in General

Date: 11/13/2012
Who got sonned?: ESPN, Rick Reilly, and modern sports media
Key line: "How do you break a story that we watched on TV?"

Hey, we're all for wanting to get some shine on social media, and journalists using Twitter to report news has changed our lives for the better. But it also forced journalists to engage in a laughable rat race to be the first to a story, get credit, and rack up followers. Rick Reilly, the poor sap, gets slammed here by Francesa, and rightly so: there's no value in your tweets or credibility if you're pining for un-due credit.

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