Guest List: Cuban, Simmons, King, Glazer … SbB?

The sports business industry’s magazine of record, SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL, has a feature today on must-visit sports websites, and I’m happy to report that SbB is prominently featured:

SportsBusiness Journal's Must-Read Sports Destinations

The piece is preceded with this description: “We have our own must-read sports destinations on the Web, and we asked others for their list of hot reads.

A host of writers and websites are noted, including Yardbarker.com, Bill Simmons, Peter King, Jay Glazer, Mark Cuban and Buster Olney, among others.

So just how in holy hell did we end up invited to that party? Read more…

SBJ ESPN Critique: Where Have You People Been?

John Ourand of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL has a piece this week on the sniping ESPN is now enduring from various sources, including rival sports media operations, advertising outfits and sports leagues.

Kid Named ESPN

It’s much the same that we’ve been writing about for years: that ESPN has gotten too big to be able to manage quality control. And that the now-overgrown network is arrogant, misguided and prone to exaggeration in its reportage and marketing approach. Read more…