The Top 200 Ways Bleacher Report Screwed Me Over

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… » 7/22/14 3:06pm 7/22/14 3:06pm

The Headline That Essentially Set Off A Media Shit Show Appears To Have…

On Wednesday night, Mark Cuban went on a Twitter tear, going after Jim Cavan and B/R for a post he published on the website, one of the many outlets for which Cavan writes. More specifically, Cuban's ire was most drawn towards the... um... excessive clickability... of the post's headline, which he referred to as… » 5/24/14 2:11am 5/24/14 2:11am

Sportswriters, Please, Know When To Shut Up.

Here is a link to a PDF file of a paper written by NYU's David Amodio. In it, Amodio describes "the social neuroscience approach" towards understanding intergroup relations, which encompasses racism, and "then reviews research that has used this approach to advance theories of (a) implicit racial bias and their effects… » 5/22/14 8:46pm 5/22/14 8:46pm

Has Bleacher Report Lifted Its "No Satire" Policy?

While the rest of the Internet has gleefully yucked it up on the first of April with all sorts of satire and misdirects over the years, hard-working Bleacher Reporters have been strictly forbidden from taking part in such frivolous activities. » 4/01/14 11:00am 4/01/14 11:00am

Yahoo Contributor Network Set To Stop Publishing Content Onto Yahoo…

On Monday afternoon, the following email was sent out to all sportswriters on the Yahoo! Contributor Network. It was subsequently forwarded to the BRR by a reader: » 2/12/14 10:30am 2/12/14 10:30am

For Bleacher Report, No News Is Still Google News

Before this week, Google was always just... Well, Google. King of kings in a realm that is not fond of regulation. » 12/28/13 10:00am 12/28/13 10:00am

King Kaufman Et al. Have Independently Published a 56-Page E-Book on…

The BRR has devoted a slew of the blog's space towards exposing the arbitrary and largely hypocritical nature of Bleacher Report's standards for "evaluating" its writing staff. On a website staffed with 1100 writers, 75% of whom are unpaid while the majority of the remaining 25% are desperately trying to achieve… » 11/19/13 2:37pm 11/19/13 2:37pm

A Message from Danny Flynn AKA The Writer

The views expressed below are not ones authored by me. They also are not views which I fully endorse. The piece below was authored by Daniel Flynn, a Bleacher Report writer whom readers of the BRR have come to know as "The Writer." Since a brief hiatus from posting on Bleacher Report, he has started writing for the… » 10/22/13 7:52pm 10/22/13 7:52pm

Tim Wood Dishes on Departures of NBA Lead Writers from 2011-2013

Over the past year, there has been intense speculation surrounding the high churn rate for Bleacher Report's NBA Lead Writers. I was not going to release this, but I think doing that would be an insult to the blog's readership. I believe the views expressed below are those of Bleacher Report's managing editor from… » 10/21/13 12:00pm 10/21/13 12:00pm

Grey Matter[ed]

The Players (from left to right): Jim Bankoff, Enrico Campitelli, Dave Nemetz, TK Gore, Jon Greenberg, and Amy Nelson as moderator. We clipped the full video in hopes of better conveying the true nature of dialogue between Nemetz and Bankoff.
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