Seth Davis Explains Why He Joined The Athletic, Believes in Market for National College Coverage

Ryan Glasspiegel

Seth Davis, who announced today that he is joining The Athletic (which we covered in-depth recently), and launching a national college basketball site, joined the podcast. We discussed:

  • What was the recruiting process like?
  • How big does he envision his staff being?
  • College basketball (and college football) have reputations for being regional sports. How can they get readers to invest in subscriptions for national coverage?
  • Would he support a model for college players to sign endorsement and sponsorship deals?
  • What college basketball venue or matchup should be number 1 on the bucket list?

Here is the link to Davis’s site, which is entitled The Fieldhouse.

Hope you enjoy the conversation!