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Gawker-owned blog Deadspin spotted a bit of unpublishing on ESPN’s Rick Reilly’s column.

According to Deadspin, a sentence referencing “the crummiest deal since Rupert Murdoch bought MySpace” has been deleted and “replaced” with “the worst deal since the Winklevoss twins met Mark Zuckerberg.”

“We’re baffled. The original was inoffensive, appropriate, and couldn’t in the slightest be seen as piling on Murdoch for the News International scandal,” Deadspin commented.

Hat Tip: Todd Green

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ESPN Deletes ‘Rupert Murdoch Reference’ from Online Story

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