ESPN has Jones for site

Cyberbiz Brief

Disney-owned ESPN.com has acquired alternative sports site SportsJones.com from Chicago-based media venture New City. Financial terms of the cash deal were not disclosed.

ESPN.com said it plans to integrate daily content from SportsJones throughout the ESPN Web site beginning Friday. SportsJones.com will cease to publish independently on that day.

“We are committed to providing fans the most extensive and informative coverage available online, and the content SportsJones.com offers will add even more value to the quality and variety our users have come to expect,” said John Skipper, senior veep and general manager, ESPN.com.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Digital News from Variety

Loading