Happy Birthday to Sports Weekly

Twenty-five years ago this month, the first issue of Baseball Weekly hit newsstands across the country.  It was run by Gannett, who also published the highly successful USA TODAY. The execs at Gannett were huge baseball fans — and early fanatics of fantasy baseball — and they hated it when The Sporting News stopped including box scores in 1990.  So in April 1991, they launched a weekly magazine that is still going strong.  Despite a seven-month baseball strike in 1994, a name change to Sports Weekly in 2002, and a consolidation of the staff with USA TODAY Sports in 2006, the publication is still going strong.  Read More