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Deadspin Investigation Leads to Sacking of ESPN Colmnist Sarah Phillips

A great investigative piece by Deadspin’s John Koblin published late yesterday uncovered some very disturbing things about columnist Sarah Phillips. If the story is true, and by all accounts it seems to be, Phillips conspired to hijack the popular Facebook page NBA Memes from its owner to drive traffic to her startup site Sports Comedy Network. Koblin also alleges she borderline extorted thousands of dollars from a gambling acquaintance.
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