One of the most influential men in sports pawing women in a hotel bar in front of a couple enemies with old scores to settle—and much of it surreptitiously captured on video? It sounds like the stuff of an investigation carried out by one of ESPN's harder-charging journalistic franchises. Instead, it's one night…
PR people are dumb. Not all of them, just some of them. Like this thoughtful individual repping "Voice America Radio" who forwarded us (and many, many sports-affiliated sites) this update on their new client — Sean Salisbury. Sigh.
Presenting the first 2010 inductee to The Deadspin Hall Of Fame ...
Now that his lawsuit against Deadspin and Daulerio has finally been dropped, allow me to take this opportunity to finally speak about the issues between this Website and the one-time thespian. So, [clears throat] ...
In sports, everyone is a winner—some people just win better than others. Like some creatures we can actually comment on without pissing off our lawyers.
USA Today's Michael Hiestand has a story about Sean Salisbury you should read: "I was ashamed, and I didn't want to say anything," says Salisbury, who was an NFL quarterback for eight years and an ESPN NFL analyst for 12. "
Why did we include him?
No comment, no comment. No comment no comment no comment, no comment. No comment no comment, no comment, no, comment, no comment. No comment. [Mckinney Courier-Gazette]
It has arrived. The suit says Deadspin has cost Mr. Salisbury money, future employment, and mental stability due to its repeated malicious attacks, which Salisbury himself noted several times via his iPhone meltdown last month. All aboard.
Sean Salisbury has made good on his promise and filed a defamation lawsuit in Texas against Gawker Media. His attorney tells the Frisco Enterprise that we've waged a "long-running smear campaign" against his client.
More bad news. It appears his home in Frisco, Texas is not in good shape according to these legal looking documents that suggest he's a little behind on his payments.
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I assume he's recently purchased an iPhone. He's emailed more since the post went up. I would turn this into a live blog but he says the next people we'll hear from will be his lawyer. There will be blood.