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Will Leitch

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    RIP The Sporting News -- After 126 Years, Finally Irrelevant

    The Sporting News has never had a swimsuit issue. For most of the first century of its existence, it didn't even have color photography. Instead, it had box scores. Lots and lots of box scores. And a special section for participants in fantasy leagues. Yes, TSN, founded in St. Louis in 1886 by the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Last Night: Deadspin Founder Will Leitch Talks Really Fast, Meets with Adoring Fans at Left Bank Books, Gets Beer with Sportswriters

    Fast-talker Will Leitch last night at Left Bank Books.​It's just after after nine o'clock Thursday night at Left Bank Books downtown, and Will Leitch is still going strong. The writer-turned-blogger-turned-writer-again is seated at a desk in front of cookbooks and to the left of glossy-covere ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 12, 2010
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    May 5, 2010

    Will Leitch on Steve Bartman

    ​Will Leitch, hero of pithy internet sportswriters everywhere and close personal(ish) friend of mine, has an excerpt up from his new book over at his old stomping grounds Deadspin. The book is "Are We Winning?" It's a collection of essays and stories by Leitch about fathers and sons and baseb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    News of the Day: Rick Ankiel Northside Bound?

    angryasianman.com​So, according to Derrick Goold's retweet, the Cubs appear to be interested in signing Rick Ankiel just as soon as they can figure out how to unload Milton Bradley. You know who I feel bad for? Will Leitch. Seriously. This is going to kill him. 

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Will Leitch Needs Your Help!

    Will Leitch, a man of dignity and class. ​Will Leitch, superhero of pithy internet writers everywhere and close, personal friend of yours truly, needs your help. And if you don't help him, I will come to your house and I will cut you, so help me god. 

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    The Cardinals Will Lose to the Dodgers in Five

    Leitch​The St. Louis Cardinals are not going to make it past the first round of the playoffs, according to a sports blog hero and admitted Cardinal fan.Will Leitch, founder of Deadspin and now blogger emeritus for the blog that ESPN loves to hate, gave that prediction today. However, this decade a ... More >>

  • News

    July 8, 2009
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    April 6, 2009

    My Cardinals: Will Leitch, Blogger Superhero

    Opening Day is finally here. Winter has loosened its grip on our little corner of the world (well, sort of, anyway), and spring is beginning to bloom. Our annual ritual of renewal and rebirth is a few scant moments away, after the months of waiting impatiently for it to arrive. I could giv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    We've Been Booked

    This RFT's own Aaron Schafer is a contributing writer in this year's Maple Street Press Cardinals Annual 2009, the pre-season guide to this year's St. Louis Cardinals.Schafer, who also writes for Viva El Birdos, joins VEB founder Larry Borowski, and Deadpsin founder and Cardinal fan Will Leitch in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    An Overdue Obituary for FireJoeMorgan.com

    When the good folks over at firejoemorgan.com announced that they were hanging it up, I went into a short period of mourning. For those of you who aren't that familiar with Fire Joe Morgan, it's basically like baseball porn for people like me. Geeky, slightly stat-obsessed, and tired of hearing all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2008

    Cards Blog: Nice Line in Deadspin Comments Thread

    A recent post on Deadspin.com addresses rumors that Jim Edmonds might sign with the Chicago Cubs. Not surprisingly, Deadspin founder Will Leitch blanches at the mere thought -- though fortunately, as he points out, Cubs fans do too. Anyhoo, commenting on Leitch's kicker -- "By the way, this mov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2008

    Deadspin Commenters Extend Reach to St. Louis Restaurant Scene

    A guest post from the RFT's mysterious Unreal: A recent post on Deadspin addresses rumors that Jim Edmonds might sign with the Chicago Cubs. Not surprisingly, Deadspin founder Will Leitch blanches at the mere thought -- though fortunately, as he points out, Cubs fans do, too. Anyhoo, commenting o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2008

    Cards Blog: Nice Line in Deadspin Comments Thread

    A recent post on Deadspin.com addresses rumors that Jim Edmonds might sign with the Chicago Cubs. Not surprisingly, Deadspin founder Will Leitch blanches at the mere thought -- though fortunately, as he points out, Cubs fans do too. Anyhoo, commenting on Leitch's kicker -- "By the way, this mov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2008

    Buzz "3 Nights" Bissinger vs. Will "Deadspin" Leitch: Bissinger Eats Crow

    In a wide-ranging and pretty interesting interview at The Big Lead, Buzz Bissinger, author of Tony La Russa hagiography 3 Nights in August, mans up and apologizes for going off on Deadspin.com founder (and St. Louis homeboy) Will Leitch. Blogga placata: Buzz "I'm Sorry I Said You're Really Full o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2008

    Buzz "3 Nights" Bissinger vs. Will "Deadspin" Leitch: No Contest

    Sparks flew when three sports mavens with St. Louis connections got together the other night. Bob Costas convened a panel of experts on his show Costas Now to discuss "Internet Media" -- or, more specifically, this newfangled thang we call blogging. The blogga hata in repose: Buzz "You're Really ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2008

    Buzz "3 Nights" Bissinger vs. Will "Deadspin" Leitch: No Contest

    Sparks flew when three sports mavens with St. Louis connections got together the other night. Bob Costas convened a panel of experts on his show Costas Now to discuss "Internet Media" -- or, more specifically, this newfangled thang we call blogging. The blogga hata in repose: Buzz "You're Really ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 6, 2008
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    April 17, 2007

    A Cardinals Fan in New York

    I don't miss the inane chatter of the Mad Hungarian, but I do miss me some Cardinals baseball. Thankfully, two months after moving to New York and two weeks into the season, I discovered a Cardinals bar, Dewey's Flatiron, located on Fifth Avenue across from Madison Square Park. Only a half-hour sub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2007

    A Cardinals Fan in New York

    I don't miss the inane chatter of the Mad Hungarian, but I do miss me some Cardinals baseball. Thankfully, two months after moving to New York and two weeks into the season, I discovered a Cardinals bar, Dewey's Flatiron, located on Fifth Avenue across from Madison Square Park. Only a half-hour sub ... More >>

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    October 4, 2006
  • News

    July 12, 2006

    Oblique Strain

    When a blogger fingered him in the Jason Grimsley scandal, strength coach Chris Mihlfeld found himself in a world of pain.

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