Blogs with Balls 1.0

Blogs With Balls is a series of regional social sports blogger and new media gatherings featuring speakers and panelists specifically focused on sports fans, writers, sites, teams, athletes and companies; and their ability to maximize new media outlets for promotion and advancement.

Our first event, Blogs with Balls 1.0, is set to take place on June 13, 2009 in New York City:



The current list of confirmed speakers/panelists includes (click on name for bio):

  • Micah Baldwin, Lijit,
  • Jim Bankoff, SB Nation
  • Nat Berman, Uncoached
  • Adam Best,, Arrowhead Addict
  • Sarah Braesch, BlogHer, Social Media Consultant
  • Matthew Cerrone,
  • A.J. DaulerioDeadspin
  • Jim DeLorenzo, Octagon
  • Spencer Hall, EDSBS, The Sporting Blog
  • Kathleen Hessert, President,  Sports Media Challenge
  • Dan Kelly, CEO, Bleacher Report
  • Dan Levy, On the DL Podcast
  • Todd
  • Jarret Myer, Co-Founder, Uproxx Media
  • John Ness, NBC Local
  • Jeff Pearlman, Author, Columnist
  • Jeff Pyatt, Real Clear Sports
  • Julia Roy,,
  • Christopher J. Russo, Fantasy Sports Ventures
  • Matt
  • Dan Shanoff,, VP of Content, Associated Content
  • Bethlehem Shoals,, The Sporting Blog
  • Sarah Spain, Mouthpiece Sports
  • Ryan
  • Dan Steinberg, The Washington Post’s D.C. Sports Bog
  • Richard Ting, VP and Executive Creative Director, Mobile & Emerging Platforms Group, R/GA (& blogger at Flytip)
  • Jimmy Traina, Senior
  • Michael Tunison,
  • Matt Ufford,
  • Pete Vlastelica, CEO,
  • Greg Wyshynski, Editor, Yahoo! Sports’ Puck Daddy

Check back soon for updates and additional panelist announcements.


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