On Saturday, February 18th, at around 2:30AM a mobile sports editor put up a headline about the Knicks loss Friday night. “Chink in the armor,” the headline read. The man who was in charge of the mobile headlines that night was Anthony Federico. The 28-year-old had been at ESPN since 2006.
That morning the world was informed about the headline mishap. On that morning we had no idea how this could happen. Was this someone trying to be funny?
It turns out the answer is no.
Here is what we found out yesterday from Federico’s manager: