Jeremy visits with Rivals.com Publisher Network Director John Talman. Rivals.com is one of the most influential sports businesses in the last 20 years, and its coverage revolutionized the college football recruiting process.
Jeremy talks with Talman about what Rivals.com must do to stay ahead in today’s competitive landscape and how the premium content model is popular in sports journalism. Jeremy also breaks down the biggest high school games of the week, including Bishop Gorman and Centennial, a game that can be seen on Yurview Arizona and YurView.com.
8:00 Preparing for the future
9:15 Wanting to be right
11:08 Evolution of the evaluation
11:45 Dez Bryant
13:25 Tools of evaluation
14:30 Social media impact
16:50 The community of rivals.com
19:45 Message boards
25:30 The Rivals experience
27:08 The next phase
31:05 The premium sports model
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