Bringing Back Some Good Ol’-Fashioned Sportswriting

Starting Friday, 'USA Today' and MLB Advanced Media roll out Sports on Earth

While bursting with opportunity, the ongoing digital disruption of the publishing industry has brought with it monumental uncertainties, layoffs and, in some cases, wholesale destruction of some media outlets. Perhaps an unforeseen byproduct of these uncertainties, however, is the migration of a class of renowned print journalists to the Web looking to build new outlets from the ground up (sites like Politico come to mind).