TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily
Hi SportsNewser readers - thanks for taking a few minutes of your day to check in with SportsNewser over the past year. Moving forward, sports media stories will be featured on our other mediabistro.com blogs, including here on TVNewser.

Richard Deitsch Loses Friendly Bet With Jemele Hill

Two journalists who cared more about Michigan-Michigan State and less about who called the game were Jemele Hill of ESPN and Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated.

Deitsch, a 2009 Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan, made a bet with Hill, a proud Michigan State alum, on the outcome of this past Saturday’s contest:

Given our dueling loyalties today, I’m proposing a wager:

If Michigan State beats Michigan, I have to send out a TwitPic from an iconic New York City location, holding up a sign (or someone else holding it) that reads:

JEMELE HILL AND ESPN RULE.

If Michigan wins, you take your talents to South Beach and TwitPic a sign from an iconic Miami location that reads:

RICHARD DEITSCH AND SI RULE.

You game?

Hill was game, and so were the Spartans, cruising to an easy 34-17 victory over Denard Robinson and the Wolverines.

As you can see above, Deitsch was a man of his word, snapping a photo of his sign in front of the legendary Radio City Music Hall.

Mediabistro Course

Social Media Strategy Boot Camp

Social Media Strategy Boot CampStarting November 10, build a complete social media strategy for your brand! Through a series of weeklong webcasts, marketing and social media experts will teach you how to integrate social media into your overall marketing strategy, understand key metrics and analytics, and master the emerging trends in social. Register now!