One of the most flattering compliments I've received in these, the blog days of my youth, has been from William F. Leitch regarding my live blogs, notably the Super Bowl XLII one. It's made me want to do more, but unfortunately all there is to lively blog these days is baseball, which can get rather redundant. To boot, he's leaving us for greener pastures, particularly one with ink and barcodes and inserts that if you just drop in the mailbox without filling it out the pasture still has to pay for the postage.
With an incumbent yet to be named to the site, I figured the best tribute to our outcumbent editor would be to (1) coin the word "outcumbent," and (2) live blog a typical Will Leitch day as he runs this here dread pirate ship of sports journalogging. Sure, my live blogs are meant for entertainment. But this one serves a bigger purpose. Hopefully
once I whoever becomes lead editor will use this live blog as a rubric for future sports blogging success.
It wasn't difficult to figure out how to spy on the guy without him knowing, given that I snuck a hidden camera into his apartment over a year ago. So let's get right down to it: