Last night, Bleacher Report tweeted out a video of Dirk Nowitzki shooting an air ball, captioned “DIRK FOREVER”:
Proprietor of Sports Illustrated’s MMQB and Tom Brady stenographer Peter King had a meltdown yesterday over a tweet from Bleacher Report:
Late Thursday afternoon, SiriusXM NFL Radio tweeted the following:
“‘Bleacher Report is an industry leader in developing creative, high-quality content with fans, and we’re looking forward to sharing our unique story through its vibrant platform,’ Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly said.” [Bleacher Report]
ESPN has re-signed superstar basketball reporter Zach Lowe to a multi-year contract, according to multiple industry sources. Lowe joined Grantland from Sports Illustrated in October 2012 and spent three years there before transitioning to ESPN.com, after ESPN pulled the plug on Grantland. His contract was up this fall.
Bleacher Report's Mike Freeman has a column up that explores the possibility of the Ravens cutting or deactivating Ray Rice for the rest of the season. Within it is a quote from an anonymous Ravens player indicating that Rice may no longer have the support of his teammates.
A month before I turned 21, I returned home from the Bay Area, where I was attending college, to celebrate Thanksgiving with my family in Minnesota. On a Tuesday evening, I was sitting in the living room, about to head upstairs to go to bed, when my phone buzzed with a text from Dave Finocchio, founder and general…
Yesterday, a story surfaced claiming that Algeria striker Islam Slimani said his team would be donating all of their World Cup prize winnings—$9 million was the reported amount, which is accurate for a team eliminated in the Round of 16—to Gaza. That's an extremely generous gesture. It also appears to be bullshit.
While the lackeys and wreckers have taken up the cudgels against the new spirit of the masses, the Bleacher Report Quality Control Team—the revolutionary vanguard of sports journalism—has triumphed again, with the publication of a new book that will give you, the oppressed sports fan, the tools of your own liberation.…
"I understand the reactions," Howard Beck said over the phone, "because of where I have been working for the last nine years and because of where I'm going."
A tipster passes along the following email sent around to Bleacher Report's MMA writers last year. It was written by Jeremy Botter, a lead MMA writer for B/R who also covers the fights for the Houston Chronicle. There is some good advice here (don't publish random bullshit!) and some weird advice here (don't ask Dana…
Awful Announcing reports that NFL scoopmeister Mike Freeman is headed to Bleacher Report, which "has a strict policy against writers breaking their own news." Good luck, Mike. [Awful Announcing]
When CNN ditched Sports Illustrated as its in-house sports arm and instead went to new acquisition Bleacher Report last month, we were alarmed. After all, SI has decades of work attesting to its journalistic pedigree while b/r has this. We expected Bleacher Report to quickly drag CNN down to its "cesspool."
During tonight's All-Star Game broadcast by TNT, analyst Reggie Miller relayed an interesting anecdote about LeBron James as studied by Michael Jordan. The story came from, of all places, Bleacher Report. Timothy Rapp, Reggie tells us, apparently got the scoop of the century for Bleacher Report. Michael Jordan…