SB Nation

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SB Nation
Web address
Commercial? No
Type of site Sports news
Registration Optional; Required for comments/posting
Available language(s) English
Owner Vox Media
Editor Matt Watson
Launched 31 March 2005; 9 years ago (2005-03-31)
Alexa rank Increase 1,707 (As of May 2013)[1]
Current status Active

SB Nation (Sports Blog Nation)[2] is an American sports network owned and operated by Vox Media. It has more than 300 web sites, which are maintained primarily by part-time contract writers. They submit posts, facilitate dialogue and interact with commenters. At a kickoff event in February 2009, there were about 185 blogs. ComScore, the Reston-based tracker of consumer Internet habits, tallied 5.8 million unique visitors to SB Nation websites during the month of November 2010. That 208 percent increase over the 1.9 million unique visitors in November 2009 made SB Nation the fastest growing sports website the company tracked at that time.[3]

As of December 2010, SB Nation had 12 million unique visitors and over 100 million page views monthly. Expansion plans include mobile and going global, into the "European Premier (soccer) League" [sic]. [4]

SB Nation purchased Outsports in 2013.[5]

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  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2013-03-06. 
  2. ^ Dubois, Lou (20 August 2010). "The Evolution of Sports Blog Nation". Inc. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  3. ^ Overly, Steven (20 December 2010). "SB Nation's sports blogger collective sees bias as a plus". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2010-01-08. 
  4. ^ "The New Game in Sports Journalism: SB Nation Claims 100 Million Monthly Views -- Going Global with Soccer Coverage". 10 December 2010. Retrieved 2011-02-08. 
  5. ^ O'Keeffe, Michael (2013-03-05). ", which covers the gay athletes, bought by SB Nation parent company Vox Media". Daily News (New York). Retrieved 2013-04-23. 

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