Curt Schilling/Gary Thorne Controversy Born On A Blog

By now many of you have heard how sportscaster Gary Thorne said during a broadcast that Curt Schilling used paint on his sock during the 2004 postseason to make it look like his ankle was bleeding. Schilling has denied this charge and the story has been all over sports talk radio.

Guess how Thorne's comments got the MSM's attention? The whole thing started when it was picked up by a blog.