Yahoo Chooses Rivals For Sports Lineup
The much-rumored deal for Rivals.com finally took place, with Yahoo reportedly paying $100 million for the college and high school information site.
People who desperately need to know who will be the fourth-string tailback for the old U coming out of spring football camp will find their Rivals.com fix has become part of Yahoo.
The announcement of the purchase said Yahoo has picked up about 2 million visitors who hit the Rivals network of sites each month. It also gives Yahoo another social network, this time one comprised of die-hard sports fans who participate in Rivals.com communities.
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