It Sure Seems Like Nobody Running Any Sports Team Knows How To Run A Basic Background Check

The Luke Heimlich redemption tour carried on this week, cresting with the full Sports Illustrated feature treatment. There are thousands of words, a serious-faced cover photo, an alliterative headline, randomly capitalized words (“the era of Too Much Information” comes up twice), and all the fancy online bells and…

SI's Website Is So Bad Peter King Can't Even Tweet Proper Links To His Stories

Sports Illustrated’s website is a modern marvel, in that it seems to drive people away from the good work that’s squished between various modules and distractions. The site is so bad that Sports Illustrated’s biggest name, Peter King, now tweets out an alternate version of a hyperlink to pieces on his own website. In…

Sports Illustrated Publishes Story Based On Bogus Report From Fake Pat Forde Twitter Account

Just before midnight tonight, Sports Illustrated published a story about Chip Kelly being considered for the head coaching position left open at Ole Miss after Hugh Freeze’s resignation last week. One problem—the report that their story was based on was fabricated, courtesy of a fake Pat Forde account on Twitter.

Fox Sports' Pivot To Video Killed Its Advertising Deal With Sports Illustrated 

In the wake of Fox Sports’ recent decision to lay off most of its writers and editors, and this week’s firing of Jamie Horowitz amid a sexual harassment investigation, there remain a whole lot of unknowns. We know that the grand plan in getting rid of writers was to “pivot to video,” and that even though that was…