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Burying The Big Lead

Dave Hollander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Hollander

Jason McIntyre's The Big Lead, a blog "fixated on sports media, news and gossip," was acquired by Fantasy Sports Venture's "for a figure in the low seven figures." I saw it coming. I knew there was nothing I could do about it. That was four years ago.

Sports Leagues Crack Down On Bloggers, Fans, Citizen Journalists

New York Times | KEN BELSON and TIM ARANGO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Southeastern Conference, home to some of the nation's most prominent and lucrative university athletic programs, has issued rules in the past week...

SB Nation: Startup Sports Blog Network Backed By Tech, Media Luminaries

Sports Business Journal | Eric Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Former AOL programming chief Jim Bankoff has secured a mid-seven-figure sum of venture capital for SB Nation, a startup network of sports blogs, from ...

Sports on TV Better with the Sound Off

Dave Hollander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dave Hollander

Enough with the announcers; we'll take our own journey and become an informed and engaged sports viewership that doesn't need escalating audio-visual effects to enjoy what it's watching.

Athlete-Bloggers Are Often Too Honest For Advertisers' Tastes

Wall Street Journal | Stephanie Kang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last month executives at shoemaker Adidas AG got a shock when they read the latest blog entry from their star endorser, pro basketball player Gilbert ...