Who You Can Thank For The Juicy Canseco News

The top story in the sports world so far this week is the leak of Jose Canseco’s new book “Vindicated.” The book wasn’t due out until next Monday, but a gent named Joe Lavin stumbled upon a copy and blogged about it. Will Leitch of DEADSPIN linked Mr. Lavin’s review of the book, and all hell broke loose. Every major media outlet is now reporting the news (or will be).

Jose Canseco Vindicated Excerpt

An interesting question to ponder: Would Mr. Lavin’s revelations ever have made the main media without Deadspin’s help? We think we both know the answer to that. Read more…