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TORONTO, September 27th, 2011 – Score Media Inc. (TSX: SCR) today announces that the popular blog and podcast, The Basketball Jones (TBJ), recently won the “Best Podcast Award” at the fourth annual Blogs with Balls (BWB4) event held this past weekend in New York City.
Known as the leading source for entertaining commentary, unconventional interviews and hilarious viral videos, TBJ was recognized for their undeniable talent. And, up against stiff competition – including The BS Report, The Dan Patrick Show, House of Punte, The Rich Eisen Podcast and The Solid Verbal – they still managed to take home the top prize.
TBJ was also nominated for several other awards including:
- A “Best Sportswriter- Humor” nomination for Trey Kerby
- A “Best Studio Personality” nomination for J. E. Skeets
- A “Rising Star in Media” nomination for Tas Melas and J. E. Skeets
- A “Best Sports Media Tweeter” nomination for J. E. Skeets
For more information on The Basketball Jones, visit: http://blogs.thescore.com/tbj/
For more information on Blogs with Balls, visit: http://blogswithballs.com/
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