I'm a dirtbag. Yesterday, I repeated a rumor about Tyler Hamilton that apparently had absolutely no basis in fact. I apologize to you, to Tyler Hamilton and to Chris Brewer who all exhibited way more tact and restraint than I did. Salud.
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Don't sweat it too much - we've all done the same thing. It's an occupational hazard of this rapid-fire social media environment we inhabit.
Actually, "anonymous," I'd say Rock's tweet read much more as an admonition to those who take delight in damaging the reputations of others. Much like you, sir.
As for Fritz, I thought your post was fairly even handed. You took a "wait and see" approach to the story, merely mentioning the twitter by the employee of Hincapie Sportswear. I certainly did not feel as though you jumped to conclusions about the truthfulness of that tweet.