NBA blog True Hoop has been bought by ESPN. This is of course very exciting news for author Henry Abbott. Will this spur a buying frenzy of top blogs my top mainstream media providers? Perhaps, but even so it probably won’t effect more than a handful of blogs.
In the last year I can think of 3 bloggers off the top of my head who were recruited by MSM dot com arms (Weisman, Belth, and Gleeman). While this differs in that ESPN bought the blog, it is an extension of the big boys looking to the ranks of bloggers.
In any case though, congratulations to Henry!
True Hoop: Major Announcement: TrueHoop is Becoming Part of ESPN