Sports Media Challenge Ranks Baseball Blogs
Posted on March 27, 2007A company named Sports Media Challenge has compiled a list of what they say are the top ten best baseball websites. They call the index the Sports Blog Index (SBI). They plan to use the SBI to identify the top blogs "across all sports and in each major sports category." You can read a press release about the SBI here. Here are the top five baseball blogs according to the SBI.
- Athletics Nation
- Baseball Musings
- Bleed Cubbie Blue
- Viva El Birdos
There are three criteria that Sports Media Challenge use to rank blogs for the top 10 - Influence, Fan Engagement and Quality. These criteria combine quantitative aspects, including the number of incoming links that connect to the blog, number of fan comments as well as qualitative measurement by Sports Media Challenge analysts.Sports Media Challenge says the will update the SBI each month.