The NFL announced today that their commissioner, Roger Goodell, passed away at the age of 57. Goodell was one of the league’s more controversial commiso…
Hang on, what do you mean he isn’t dead.
That perplexing sequence is what transpired on Twitter today after a hacker usurped the NFL’s handle and tweeted out that Roger Goodell was dead.
Reporters and media personnel quickly flocked to their own personal accounts to refute the contents of the tweet, mentioning that Goodell was working away from his office. Alive, but working.
— Brian McCarthy (@NFLprguy) June 7, 2016
NFL’s Twitter account was hacked. Roger Goodell is working away.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 7, 2016
So, everyone relax. Except the hacker. The NFL is the most powerful league in North American sports and have resources Obama would be jealous of. If they find you, don’t expect a mulligan.