Usually when someone sends out crazy tweets and later says, “I got hacked!”, you think, “Suuuure.” But in the case of the Sporting News on Wednesday evening, I think they really were hacked.

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Welp. The tweets were deleted within a couple minutes, and Sporting News just kept on like nothing happened (but much of the Twitterverse definitely noticed). 

To be fair, Sporting News certainly wasn’t alone in making crappy tweets/takes today in the sports world:

UPDATE: Sporting News has responded, and in outstanding fashion:

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