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Mike Francesa Weighs In On Rick Reilly Video: "That Will Live In Infamy"

Mike Francesa—no stranger to involvement in embarrassing videos—chimed in on the Rick Reilly "I had that first on Twitter" video today, claiming the incident would be the defining moment of Reilly's career and that the episode represents ESPN's journalistic downfall in a nutshell.

The WFAN host spent nearly four minutes discussing Reilly, stating "You couldn't scoop anything, it was on television!" and mocking the former Sports Illustrated columnist.

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"What does Rick get if he reported it first on Twitter? Does John Skipper pat him on the head? Or a gold star?" Francesa taunted. "That sums up where we're headed." [YES/WFAN]

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