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The Bleacher Report Five Discuss Their New Gigs

The five new hires of Bleacher Report all wrote introductions for their new sports home. Below are excerpts:

Bethlehem Shoals, NBA Lead Writer – Sometimes I wonder how many critics bagging on Bleacher Report’s approach or content actually ever look at the site – or their own. Slideshows are everywhere now; maybe a lot of writers here are still learning their craft, but there are plenty of name bloggers and columnists who could stand to go back to school. What’s more, this place knows it has to get better. They brought in King Kaufman to help their writers; when Harvard’s Nieman Lab does a story on the program, you know it’s being taken seriously. I regularly get emails asking for career advice, tips on how to break into the business. They could do far worse than to start out at a place that can guarantee them eyeballs; get input from King that will help them as writers; and learn about what people really want to read in a way that doesn’t limit their options. Oh, and start to get paid while they’re figuring it out. Read more

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NFL Network Goes To Broadway For Opening Intro

If you’re flipping past the NFL Network this weekend and see someone resembling Vince Lombardi, it’s Broadway actor Dan Lauria.

Lauria, who currently stars in the play Lombardi, will open each weekend of NFL Playoff coverage with a special monologue, starting with NFL GameDay Morning on Saturday at 12:00 ET.

If I didn’t know better, I would have just assumed I landed on ESPN if I came across this shtick. A very unique way for the NFL Network to open their playoff coverage with.