Bleacher Report: Home Base For Sports, Entertainment, Culture Collision

Organized sporting events aren’t just about highlights and box scores anymore. As the worlds of sports, entertainment and culture collide, Bleacher Report wants to be known as home base for all the attendant conversation and commentary. “I think what we see now is people are really engaged in sports moments and they don’t traditionally see […]

 

Bleacher Report Rises On Social Content, Co-Founder Says

When David Finocchio co-founded Bleacher Report in Atherton, California, in 2007, it was with an aim to better serve young digital sports fans who were going un-served by legacy media. Five five years later, the success story of the site earned it an acquisition for $170mn by Time Warner. Now Finocchio, who is Bleacher Report’s CEO and […]

 

Time Warner’s Bleacher Report Goes ‘Mobile-First’ For Sports Video

Desktop devices took an early lead when team-based sports news publisher Bleacher Report launched its video initiative two and a half years ago. Now the handheld has drawn level on points. “Mobile has caught up,” video VP Bill McCandless tells Beet.TV, adding that mobile traffic sometimes trumps desktop for Bleacher. “Because it’s weekend-driven, we see mobile […]