ESPNChicago.com, Huffington Post Chicago Link Up
June 22, 2009 at 12:04 PM (PT)
ESPNCHICAGO.COM, the regional ESPN website based at the network's Sports WMVP-A (ESPN 1000)/CHICAGO, has inked a deal to be the exclusive provider of sports content to THE HUFFINGTON POST CHICAGO, the local news operation launched last year by the HUFFINGTON POST website.
"Politics, news and sports play a unique role in the identity of CHICAGO," said ESPN VP of Digital Partnerships and Sales Development MARC HORINE. “The combination of ESPNCHICAGO.COM and the HUFFINGTON POST CHICAGO brings to CHICAGO the best news sources and most varied and passionate voices."
"It's a natural fit for HUFFPOST CHICAGO to team up with ESPNCHICAGO.COM as they both offer the constant news updates, smart opinion and information that Chicagoans want online," said HUFFINGTON POST CHICAGO Editor BEN GOLDBERGER. "We're excited to bring ESPN's mix of the best sports news, analysis and information to our sports-hungry readers."