OZY Media Launches Sports Section ‘The Huddle’ | Athletic Business

OZY Media Launches Sports Section ‘The Huddle’

Source: OZY

OZY will bring readers the inside scoop with stories from the sidelines and behind locker room doors 

Mountain View, CA—April 3, 2017—OZY Media, the daily information source for important stories told nowhere else, announced today the launch of OZY’s sports section, “The Huddle”. The section, a natural evolution of OZY’s inside-track sports coverage, will provide readers a centralized platform with deep-dive features, breaking news and the latest on the rising stars you need to know, from the court to the slopes. 

OZY.COM attracts over 25 million monthly unique users, offering 100 percent original content, with a focus on the future. “The Huddle” is committed to surfacing the up-and-coming trends in the games you love, the athletes racing to claim a throne and the forgotten tales of sports legends. Led by OZY reporters, Matt Foley, Libby Coleman, Eugene S. Robinson, and Sean Braswell “The Huddle” will shine light on the boxer from Newark who is pounding flesh, illuminate the trend that will decide the Super Bowl, and sit down with all-stars and Hall-of-Famers.

In the ideation of the sports section, OZY put out a call to readers to send in their name recommendations. Patrick McGarry, Senior Project Manager, PROJECT MANAGEMENT ADVISORS, INC., submitted the winning entry “The Huddle”, as selected by OZY editors. 

“Following OZY’s mission of uncovering the new and the next, ‘The Huddle’ allows us to bring our readers to the forefront of the sports arena,” says Carlos Watson, OZY co-founder and CEO. “In an industry that has the power to produce riots, churn billions of dollars in revenue, and create legends that will never be forgotten, ‘The Huddle’ will provide OZY readers an edge on the future of sports.”

  

About OZY Media

With 25 million monthly unique users and 2 million subscribers, OZY brings readers “the new and the next,” offering 100% original content, with a focus on the future, via unique OZY News, OZY Magazine, OZY TV and OZY Events products. Called “the new media magnet for the news hungry” by Fortune magazine, OZY’s in-depth and high-quality journalism has attracted a number of high-profile media partners including The New York Times, NPR, PBS NewsHour, TED, The Financial Times, The Huffington Post and many more, as well as guest editors including Bill Gates, President Bill Clinton, and Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Founded in 2013 by Emmy award winning journalist Carlos Watson and co-founder Samir Rao, the OZY team is based in Mountain View, CA and backed by leading Silicon Valley investors including Laurene Powell Jobs, Ron Conway, David Drummond, Larry Sonsini and Dan Rosensweig and a significant investment from publishing giant Axel Springer.

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