It’s been another busy week in sports media. We’re here to recap the biggest news and events that took place and share some of our best work from the week that was. Without further adieu:
Fox Sports eliminates digital writing staff in favor of promoting their debate shows – June 26th
Fox Sports has laid off around 20 writers, shifting focus from writing to videos. Jamie Horowitz is banking on the audience wanting more of personalities like Skip Bayless and Chris Broussard.
Adrian Wojnarowski will reportedly start at ESPN July 1, just in time for NBA free agency – June 26th
Here’s a Woj Bomb: Adrian Wojnarowski officially joined ESPN on July 1. It’s unclear which Vertical staff members will be joining him.
NBC announces new Premier League Pass over the top service, eliminates Extra Time streaming – June 27th
NBC is eliminated Extra Time streaming in favor of a new Premier League Pass. The new service will cost $49.99 and allow fans to watch 130 live Premier League matches/
Adrian Wojnarowski tells why he went to ESPN – June 28th
Expect to see more of Woj on camera at ESPN. He’ll be highly visible on both ESPN.com and television. However, don’t expect Woj bombs to disappear.