Sports News Without Access, Favor, Or Discretion

Some gremlin got access to the NFL’s Twitter account today and announced the death of commissioner Roger Goodell. NFL PR flack Brian McCarthy quickly corrected the record:

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After the first tweet was deleted, the hacker kept tweeting:

The other two tweets were also deleted. The NFL appears to have regained control of its account. The fake cause of Goodell’s imaginary death is unknown.

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Update (1:24 p.m.): This appears to be the person who hacked the NFL’s account, along with the account’s password.

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The person’s account has been suspended:

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