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Posts Tagged ‘Brian Phillips’

Can We Start This Silly Football Game Early?

Can we just get to Sunday already? The non-stop talk by the Jets, along with the media repeating every bit of it over and over again was amusing Monday and Tuesday. By this point though, what else can be said? Lets just line ‘em up and play the game. I’m trying to avoid the articles this morning which are solely about the talk, and link some actual football pieces.

Thanks to Ken Fang for perfectly articulating what we’re all thinking. Is it Sunday at 4:30 yet?

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Fox Sports Acquires Yardbarker

Fox Sports has acquired the independent sports blog network Yardbarker, the companies announced today.

Yardbarker CEO Pete Vlastelica explained the decision to sell on the company blog:

The decision to sell came down to this: we saw a huge opportunity to accelerate the growth of the Yardbarker brand and to expand the influence of the sports blogosphere, and we’re convinced that FOX Sports is the best partner to help make those things happen. FOX understands that the publishers in our network are doing important work to transform this business, and through this acquisition they’re committing to lead in the development of the sports blogosphere from here on.

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