Fake Exclusive: Will Leitch Wants To Unretire From Deadspin

He holds sports blogging's most heralded records for posts, pageviews, and consecutive days blogged. He also holds the dubious record for most HTML tags left open. Will Leitch stepped down as Deadspin editor last month. But now he's making headlines as he's hinting toward returning to the sports blog that once loved… » 7/19/08 12:45pm 7/19/08 12:45pm

See You On Down That Road

I've never been one for tearful goodbyes. When I leave Deadspin, I want to go out the same way I came in; crawling through the ductwork. I was going to rob the place, and ended up staying for three years. Anyway, how do you say goodbye to a guy who took you in and gave you the only other key to the site besides his,… » 6/27/08 4:30pm 6/27/08 4:30pm

Deadspin Classic: The Inevitable Evolution Of One William F. Leitch

In early 2001, I was middling through a job at Thomson Financial Media as managing editor of "Health Care Finance" magazine. It was a quarterly publication, which meant plenty of downtime. It was during these extended lulls, reading MediaBistro, that I stumbled upon the ongoing unemployment saga of one William F. Leitch… » 6/27/08 4:00pm 6/27/08 4:00pm

Part III: The Will Leitch Live Blog

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, … » 6/26/08 2:50pm 6/26/08 2:50pm