From a young age, I knew I was never going to be an athlete. So what does one do when they can’t play? They watch. And I did. Being a member of the chain crew for middle school football, I spent my less-than-flattering years handling stats for boys’ basketball in high school. Show More Summary
Welcome to another edition of This Week In Hot Takes. Here’s a look at the hottest sports media takes from April 21-27. 5. Skip Bayless thinks “Rajon Rondo’s Bulls would have eliminated the Cavs in the first round”: Bayless’ bashingShow More Summary
Former WBMA Sports Director, Mike Raita, will take on a coaching role with Reel Media Group.
For any consumer of sports media (and certainly anyone who works in sports media), it was tough to watched Wednesday as dozens of front-facing ESPN employees were laid off. And while the brunt of the layoffs became public either Wednesday or Thursday morning, it’s like a few more will emerge. Show More Summary
ANAHEIM – The sports media gathered here, too, in December of 2012, another team announcing an exciting acquisition that would bring grand promise for the future. Josh Hamilton, it turned out, brought nothing to the Angels more grand than a series of headlines and headaches that, to this day, continue to impede the team’s future. […]
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ESPN’s decision to lay off as many as 100 people on Wednesday, while expected, set off rounds of media commentary about the company’s future. Some on the political right saw the layoffs as a symptom of a specific problem: what they perceive...Show More Summary
As rights fess continue to increase, could the traditional television broadcasters team up with social media platforms to bid for sports properties? It’s an interesting thought as Facebook and Twitter are looking for live sports. And...Show More Summary
On Wednesday, ESPN laid off many prominent writers and broadcasters for everything from hockey to predictive analytics. Starting early Wednesday, now former ESPN employees began to notify the industry mostly through Twitter that they were being laid off. Show More Summary
Layoffs at the massive sports network reflect a world no longer beholden to recap shows.
Today’s big media news is cable sports “Worldwide Leader” ESPN laying off 100 people, many of them on-air talent and sportswriters. Early indications are that the layoffs come across the sports the network covers, but will fall hardest on the network’s hockey coverage, which may be all but eliminated. Show More Summary
Sports media has reached a turning point. Today, Bleacher Report celebrated its 10th anniversary as ESPN announced a round of layoffs that will affect an estimated 100 staffers. What sets B/R apart as so many of its competitors falter? According to founder and CEO Dave Finocchio, it's all about the culture. "We built up a...
ESPN is letting go of around 100 staffers on Wednesday, with a large chunk of the layoffs hitting on-air talent, according to various reports. The sports media titan has become the poster child for older, TV-focused companies that are...Show More Summary
The sports cable behemoth ESPN began a round of layoffs on Wednesday morning that could ultimately lead to more than 100 job losses, according to media reports. The layoffs are expected to primarily affect on-air radio and television talent, including some of the network’s most notable names. Show More Summary
Serena Williams, American treasure and the greatest living athlete according to this person who does not follow sports at all, announced her pregnancy on Snapchat last week to the surprise and delight of her many fans. Not only is she expecting a child with her Reddit co-founder fiancé, she proved that pregnancy… Read more...
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Sources close to the White House revealed to Politico that President Donald Trump’s aides have been competing to see who can tell the biggest lies to the media. In a report for Politico Magazine, Ben Schreckinger and Hadas Gold explain that Trump is waging a “fake war on fake...
Snapchat maker Snap Inc. is saying 'Hallo' to media outlets in Germany with the launch of its Discover section in the country. Bild, Spiegel Online, Sky Sport, and Vice will begin publishing content in German on Snapchat starting April 25, a Snap spokesperson told Business Insider. Show More Summary
Although many in the media praise abortion, some Hollywood and sports stars are starting a new pro-life trend: celebrating their unborn babies on social media. Serena Williams is the latest to join the team.