Washington – SB Nation, a network of sports-related blogs, has
raised $10.5 million in its third round of funding and acquired streaming
sports blog SportsRadioInterviews.com (SRI).
Khosla Ventures led the investment
round, which also included participation from previous backers Accel Ventures
and Comcast Interactive Capital.
Financial terms of the deal for SRI, which was
co-founded by Jimmy Shapiro and Dan Zucker of Seattle-based Zucker Media Group,
were not disclosed.
SRI provides analysis of breaking news, upcoming games and
sporting events, largely through local and syndicated sports radio station
"There is so much great content on the radio, SRI will be a
great asset and compliment the entire SB Nation portfolio," said Jim
Bankoff, the chairman and CEO of SB Nation, which owns and operates nearly 290
team-centric, sport-specific and regional websites.