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Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by beefncheddar, May 24, 2008.

  1. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    From Bill Bradley's Sitelines (The Sacramento Bee):

    Site: www.ussportspages.com.

    The skinny: In honor of Bissinger, we give you the best-known aggregator of newspaper sports sections. SportsPages has gone through a lot of changes since Rich Johnson started it almost 10 years ago. It has had spinoff sites (such as SportsJournalists.com, but we’ll write about that later this month) and even changed its name a few years ago. It shut down for a few weeks thanks to an unmoderated message board. But the heart of SportsPages is simple: It’s a one-stop shop to find the best newspaper sports stories of the day, with links to every major sports section in the country — and many sports sections worldwide.
    The call: I read this site every day and receive its top 10 stories list via e-mail every morning. SportsPages takes the effort out of combing major newspaper Web sites. I still read the newspaper sites that cover my favorite teams, but for interesting columns and in-depth stories, this is one of my favorite traditional news sites.
  2. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Yep. Great place to find the 10 best stories of the day that were written by either people Rich knew, or who write for the largest papers, or who subscribe to the daily e-mail.
  3. MMatt60

    MMatt60 Member

    I just googled a few other examples. Looks like Mr. Bradley does a nice job with this feature.
  4. Double Down

    Double Down Well-Known Member

    IJAG is totally right. I stopped reading the TOP 10 when I realized what a complete joke it was.
  5. Flash

    Flash Guest

    Do you think he needs any pictures for his story?
  6. GuessWho

    GuessWho Active Member

    New owner and operator of Sportspages is a guy named Gregg Henson, a former sports radio shock jock. Had the misfortune of hearing him a few times. Ugh.
  7. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    It's America. We need everything quantified (see also: top college journalists thread, ABC audit obsessing every six months, every sports poll from the AP I-A poll to the top 10 golf teams in Ass River Falls).
  8. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    And in typical style, the lead ad on the home page is touting a site to get Ann Coulter's latest propaganda e-mailed to you...
  9. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    I'm kinda curious why it went from "sportspages.com" to "ussportspages.com".

    I guess he doesn't want anything to do with soccer, cricket or hockey.
  10. pseudo

    pseudo Well-Known Member

    Seems like I remember a thread about that. Yup, here it is:

  11. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Oh Christ. The Detroit version of Mark Madden.

    Run out of half-a-dozen jobs (usually by means of abrupt firing) because of on-air sexist, racist and misogynist gaffes (much much worse than the usual fratboy radio shit, where that stuff is normally just winked at), and his abject refusal and inability to talk about much of anything except University of Michigan football (which quite understandably went over like a plutonium turd in Austin, Texas).
  12. Frank_Ridgeway

    Frank_Ridgeway Well-Known Member


    Don't fucking write about us. The last thing we need is an influx of hayseeds from Sacramento registering here and ranting endlessly about the Kings and goddamn irrigation ditches, which are the only things any of them care about. You moved there, it's your problem, leave us out of it.

    Thank you.
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