Originally posted on The Hair of the Dog Sports Blog  |  Last updated 3/12/12

Norm Macdonald is a comedy legend. Rick Reilly is a former sports journalist who currently mails it in on ESPN and steals jokes from dead comedians. Norm and Reilly have gona back and forth on Twitter the past few days. Norm Macdonald innocently tweeted play-by-play of the Cadillac Championship golf tournament through out the weekend. For some reason, this irritated Reilly.

Norm proceeded to retweet a lot of durogatory, yet hilarious tweets about Reilly from his followers. Then he went on the attack, implying Reilly is a racist from a comment Reilly made about Tiger Woods.

After this, Norm went back and retweeted every tweet by Rick Reilly that he deemed “questionable” and replied to all of them as he continued to retweet his followers bashing Reilly. This continued well in to Sunday night. Tonight Norm called out Reilly for stealing a joke from the great, late Mitch Hedberg.

Reilly hasn’t responded to any of this. I think it’s fair to say Norm won the twitter fight, but I also think it’s safe to say, Norm doesn’t consider the fight over. Looking forward to what else he has in store for Rick Reilly.

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