RIP Sporting News after 126 years

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  1. 58lambert58

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    Sporting News prints final magazine after 126 years; web site still continues

    http://www.shermanreport.com/sporting-news-prints-final-magazine-126-years-web-site-still-continues/


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    Here is the official statement from publisher Jeff Price and editor Garry Howard.

    After 126 years of printing ink on paper with weekly, biweekly or monthly frequency, Sporting News will officially become a digital brand as of January 1, 2013. Based on interest expressed by a number of longtime readers, Sporting News will continue to print six highly popular, sport-specific yearbook previews in 2013—Baseball, NFL, College Football and College Basketball plus Fantasy Football and Fantasy Baseball—that will be available at newsstands across the country.

    Having spoken with many of our longtime subscribers, we recognize this is not a popular decision among our most loyal fans. Unfortunately, neither our subscriber base nor the current advertising market for print would allow us to operate a profitable print business going forward.

    Howard added:

    “Sporting News is very much alive in the digital sports world, publishing a free daily sports App that is dynamic in nature and one of the leaders in its category on the iPad, in addition to our 24/7 web site, sportingnews.com.

    “Yes, it’s a new day for Sporting News, but one that is looking toward the future and one that will help our brand reach more avid readers than ever before in its storied history.â€
     
  2. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    And, a nation struggles to give two fucks.
     
  3. Gas Face

    Gas Face Well-Known Member

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    people are pissed at you and you come with this thread? what the fuck? wheres the nip/lip slips?
     
  4. BearShit

    BearShit Yung Boul

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    fuck that bullshit sporting news

    rot in hell A group of lovely people
     
  5. SIPAWITZ

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    i think the last time i read one of those i was 12
     
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    Newsweek and now this. Newsprint is on its way out
     
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    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    And, Steve Jobs smiles in his little corner of hell :jj:

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    Good.. save some trees
     
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  10. 58lambert58

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    They're still going to print their Fantasy Baseball magazine. I'll still have my shitter reading material at least.
     
  11. Gas Face

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    You should tell Mario this
     
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    Sadly it went the way of the old Baseball and Football Digests. Did you remember them Lambert?

    Hope you are well my friend.
     
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    those digests were the best
     
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    I used to remember as a kid I would get so excited when my dad brought them home. Now those were the days.
     
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    i think the only one left is golf digest, but its not those cool little books anymore, full on magazine
     
  16. gilaet

    gilaet King Of Town Staff Member

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    I used to get that for free.
    I think it's on every free magazine subscription website.
     
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    hmmmmm, wonder if i can get it free on my tablet
     
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    This you report on but Anne hathaways pussy you ignore? I just don't know who you are anymore lambert
     
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    I quit reading it after Joel Bushbaum died. :dontknow: It just wasn't the same rag.
     
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    zhukov Time Traveler VIP

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    there's still Trade a Plane