Breaking Sports Media News: 'Newsday' Misspells 'ESPN'

This appeared in Newsday's sports section just moments ago:

Matt Lawton has tested positive for steroids, Newsday has confirmed. Major League Baseball is expected to make an announcement later today.

The positive test for Lawton, who was traded to the Yankees on Aug. 28, was first reported by

Ha! See that? In that attribution, one of the region's better sports sections confused breaking-sports-news powerhouse for some little, startup, thinks-it's-funny blog. Hilarious! Oh. Wait. What? Beloved Gawker Media brother really did break that news? Broke, as in, before anyone else? You mean we're supposed to do more than just make fun of other people's reporting?

Shit. We're so not employee of the month.


Matt Lawton Tests Positive for Steroids [Newsday]
Sources: Lawton Has Tested Positive [Deadspin]