EPSN Launches A High School Sports Social Network Called ESPNRise.com

Posted Aug 26, 2008

ESPN, subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and The Hearst Corporation has launched a new sports social network called ESPNRise.com.  The demographic of ESPNRise.com is 14-18 year olds that play high school sports.   The name ESPNRise comes from ESPN’s acquisition of School Sports Inc.  School Sports published a magazine called RISE.  RISE is now called ESPN Rise and has a website called RISEmag.com.

ESPNRise will have features such as regional rankings, profiles, videos, podcasts, photo upload, blogs, etc.  ESPNRise’s competitors include TAKKLE and YourSports.com.  

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