Though I’ve already nominated a highly qualified quintet as candidates for Bud Selig’s job when and if the Used Car Salesman steps down, there was one impressive name I left off the list.
During a recent chat with Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitch (link courtesy Sports Media Watch), Keith Olbermann revealed no shortage of bombshells. Not only does Non-Metallic K.O. admit to Googling himself daily, having attended prep school with Chris Berman and (most damning of all) bookmarking Deadspin, the Countdown host also ‘fesses up to participating in a fantasy baseball league presided over by Jason Bateman.
So with all due respect to my other nominees (Gavin Rossdale, Paul Giamatti, Chris Russo, Kevin Mitchell, Phil Mushnick), I think we’ve got our new Commish.