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Sports On Earth goes live

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Double Down, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. Double Down

    Double Down Well-Known Member

  2. Norrin Radd

    Norrin Radd New Member

    A link to Leitch, who would be the main writer I seek out there:


    A viable challenger to ESPN.com/Grantland, and a new longterm voice for insightful national sports coverage?

    Or FanHouse II, ultimately a house of cards sustainable only as long as ownership wants it to be?

    I'm already a fan of its very existence, for my own selfish reasons.
  3. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    Love it.
  4. 3OctaveFart

    3OctaveFart Guest

    Doesn't look edgy enough. A lot of salt water taffy.
  5. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    Headlines aren't large enough.
  6. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Nothing by Whitlock?
  7. Azrael

    Azrael Active Member

    Are we baking a bigger pie by adding another 'smart' sports website? Or are we cutting the same old pie into smaller and smaller and smaller pieces?

    Fine mastheads everywhere, but as Radd suggests, the question is really which survives the cutting and sorting.
  8. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Posnanski's introductory essay is a harbinger. He escalates a meaningless, forgettable baseball game into a metaphor about how important sports and the website are.

    YGBFKM Guest

    Why am I thinking of a taco that craps ice cream?
  10. Azrael

    Azrael Active Member

    Just me, or is the name of the thing - 'Sports on Earth' - half annoying?

    Asking on behalf of my 'Sports on Mars' investors.
  11. 3OctaveFart

    3OctaveFart Guest

    No more annoying than the showy invocation of a long dead sports writer.
  12. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    I'll never eat yogurt again, you A-hole.
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