I met Buddy Hurlock in 2001, fresh out of college. He gave me a road map to Delaware high school sports, which I dutifully followed. Without him, I would have been completely lost at my first job as a reporter. This is an appreciation for the man whose wit, good-natured persona and love of hot dogs will be deeply missed.
The situation involving former Covers.com and ESPN.com Sarah Phillips, uncovered through some trenchant journalism by Deadspin, this week illustrates how shady the Internet can be when exploited for nefarious purposes.