Salisbury v. Gawker Media LLC, No. 2009-60340-393 (Tex. Dist. Ct. file Oct. 16, 2009).
Status: Pending.

Former NFL quarterback, ESPN analyst and Dallas sports radio host Sean Salisbury sued Gawker Media over various posts on the company's sports blog which he alleges led to him being fired from his media jobs and have prevented him from finding new employment.

The suit revolves around several postings to the blog from 2007 through 2009 alleging that Salisbury acted inappropriately towards female co-workers. While many of the posts attributed these allegations and linked to other sources, Salisbury's attorney told the McKinney (Tex.) Courier-Gazette that his client targeted the Deadspin blog because of its "concerted" efforts.

Case Information and Documents:
Former ESPN, radio sports analyst files lawsuit against Gawker Media in Denton County (McKinney (Tex.) Courier-Gazette, Oct. 23, 2009)
Sean Salisbury sues Deadspin (NBC Sports (Pro Football Talk), Oct. 23, 2009)
And Now There's This: Sean Salisbury Really Is Suing Us (, Oct. 23, 2009)

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