Leitch rose to fame as the editor of Deadspin, the world's biggest independent sports blog. Published by Gawker Media, it garners an average 536,000 pageviews per day. Formerly, Leitch was a founding editor of the popular and now-defunct Web site The Black Table. In 2008, he left Deadspin, and now works as a contributing editor to New York magazine. He's the author of books including God Save the Fan: How Steroid Hypocrites, Soul-Sucking Suits, and a Worldwide Leader Not Named Bush Have Taken the Fun Out of Sports.