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This Audio Got Trysta Krick Fired from USA Today and Hired By Barstool Sports

FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 07:  Fans receive towels from Barstool Sports depicting NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wearing a clown nose prior to the game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on September 7, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)
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Trysta Krick, formerly of USA Today, went on Barstool Radio on SiriusXM last Wednesday. I listened to the segment that day and two things stood out. First, while she said that The Big Lead is a part of USA Today, it was in fact sold to Minute Media earlier this year. But secondly, from our years there, I knew right away when she said a producer forbade her from interviewing Dave Portnoy during Super Bowl week that they were not going to be happy about it.

Lo and behold, later in the week she tweeted:

Krick quintupled her Twitter following in one fell swoop. It's hard to say whether or not there's a lesson here -- and Barstool wouldn't have hired her just for this dramatic exit if they didn't also think she was talented -- but it sure happened fast.