HHR's Posts

The State of Chicago Sports (and Media)

Superstars, Stanley Cups, injuries, coaching changes and uncertainty abound, in any given season, Chicago sports franchises can teeter on the brink of championship and disappointment.  That doesn’t deter a rabid and vocal fan base from being one of the best... Read More »

#BWB6: Ask Spencer Anything

At our first BWB, Spencer Hall (then “Orson Swindle”) stormed into the Big Apple in a fine white suit. At BWB2 he doubled down in Vegas. Last time in Chicago at BWB3, the bro got iced. We put him... Read More »

We’ll Do It Live

At our last major event, the incomparable group formerly known as “The Basketball Jones” did a live podcast from the TIFF building in Toronto. We loved the format so much, we hope to replicate its success this year with... Read More »

Announcing Our First Panel for #BWB6

Justice, Society and the Rise of Online and Athlete Activists 2014 saw an unprecedented intersection between sports and social issues.  Social media fueled the conversation – and controversy – as athletes and journalists alike took to platforms like Twitter... Read More »

Reaction Roundtable: League of Denial

This week, BWB’s Don Povia was joined by Yahoo Sports’ Jay Busbee, Bleacher Report’s Will Carroll, SB Nation’s David Roth, The Outside Corner and ONE World Sports’ Amanda Rykoff and Deadspin’s Kyle Wagnerto discuss the aftermath of Frontline’s eye-opening... Read More »

De Smith’s BWB Talk on “Moral Philosophy, Duties from Employers to Employees…and Medical Ethics”

This past April, a few hours before the 2013 NFL Draft, NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith gave a talk and Q&A with a handful of NFL bloggers and football media that foreshadowed a lot of the health and safety... Read More »

Congrats to BWBers on the SITwitter100 List

Congrats to past BWB speakers on the list: Ives Galarcep (BWB4), Jemele Hill (BWBSXSW, BWB4, BWB5) and Greg Wyshynski (BWB1, BWB2, BWB5). Outlets that have been a part of the BWB family include: Outsports: Founder Cyd Zeigler (BWB5, BWBLA)... Read More »

Blackberry, Blueberry?

Mike Francesa explains social media, compares self to POTUS; people to racehorses. (via Jimmy Traina) Read More »

#Draft2013 Videos

Pre-Draft Media Combine Moderator: Devin Gordon, GQ Magazine Eric Winston — NFL Free Agent Anita Marks – NBC Sports Radio Greg Cosell – NFL Films / ESPN NFL Matchup Keith Bulluck – Titans (Ret) Matt Ufford – SB Nation... Read More »

Justin Durant is a Better Early 90′s Dancer than You Are

Justin is going to kick in an overview and some images of his experience as an intern shortly, but in the meantime, he wanted to take it back to the old school, ’cause he’s an old fool who’s so... Read More »

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