Time to open up the sports media notebook for some stories you may have missed over the last few days.
Interesting story about sports being a possible saviour for cable TV, but also being a potential detriment. Derek Thompson at The Atlantic explores how cable and satellite customers pay for sports and channels like AMC whether they watch them or not. Whether this leads to more cord cutting or a move to an á la carte basis where you subscribe to the channels you want, is yet to be seen. We'll see if cable and satellite providers continue to push back against high-priced sports networks.
John Koblin of Deadspin catches up with former Sports Illustrated writer Selena Roberts who suddenly found that she was the beneficiary of a financial windfall. It led to her leaving the magazine when her contract expired. I knew that she was no longer with the magazine, but did not know why she left. Now we know.no comments