Bleacher Report Has A New Book Out On How To Write Like a B/R Writer

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.… » 11/19/13 5:40pm 11/19/13 5:40pm

Leaked Memo: Bleacher Report's Top Eight Ways To Not Piss Off The UFC

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… » 8/12/13 12:30pm 8/12/13 12:30pm

CNN Sports Guy Asks News Anchor How Many Hot Dogs She Can Eat, Is…

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." » 3/01/13 10:40am 3/01/13 10:40am

According To Turner Analyst Reggie Miller, Bleacher Report Writer…

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… » 2/18/13 12:09am 2/18/13 12:09am

What One Writer Learned At Bleacher Report University

Nick Bond, writing for our friends at The Classical, recently went through the training program at Bleacher Report, a sort of orc pit out of which all B/R writers must climb before they write for the site. Bond's entire piece is well worth your time, but the best artifact is this horrifying paragraph, part of a lesson … » 2/08/13 1:30pm 2/08/13 1:30pm

The "What Time Is The Super Bowl" SEO-Whoring Is Especially Sad This Year

The Huffington Post mastered the science of gaming Google two years ago, with a post headlined simply: "What Time Does The Superbowl Start?" It contained nothing but the date and time of the Super Bowl. The concept was often imitated, but never duplicated. » 1/31/13 3:20pm 1/31/13 3:20pm

The 25 Sexiest "Sexiest Athlete" Slideshows From Bleacher Report In…

It's been a hell of a year for the sexy ladies of sports. To celebrate, let's look back with a gallery of Bleacher Report's 25 sexiest "sexiest athlete" galleries from featured columnist Thomas Delatte, who's done more than his fair share for one of the most successful sports websites in the world. It's yeoman's work… » 12/28/12 4:55pm 12/28/12 4:55pm

There's A New Bleacher Report Clone Out There, And It Costs Only $50 To …

Say hello to Fancloud.com, a sports website in the Yardbarker Network that wants you to pay $50 in exchange for the opportunity to write for it. The three dipshits in the video above are the site's founders, and they can explain everything to you, but if you're not in the mood to have some wannabe Silicon Valley bros… » 11/08/12 5:26pm 11/08/12 5:26pm

This Is How Your Bleacher Report Sausage Gets Made

On Wednesday, we pointed you in the direction of the SF Weekly's long, excellent story about the rise of Bleacher Report. That piece discussed at length the process whereby Bleacher Report reverse-engineers its content based on data collected by an "analytics team." In short, the analysts divine the stories that will… » 10/04/12 10:30am 10/04/12 10:30am

"Bleacher Report Is The Worst Thing In The History Of Journalism" Is The …

The SF Weekly just published a massive piece about the Borg-like rise of Bleacher Report, and it is a doozy. The Weekly's Joe Eskenazi talked to a host of former and current writers, editors, and columnists to try and figure out how Bleacher Report became the third-most-read sports site in the world, a valuable enough … » 10/03/12 10:07am 10/03/12 10:07am