SportsBank in the Media

The Sports, Site founder Paul M. Banks in the Media

-Numerous Sports Bank articles are often featured on multiple team front pages of Fox and Yardbarker Network, in numerous sports and leagues. And in the main headline story rotation, as exemplified below:

-And we’ve made, the domain with the 11th highest web traffic in the world, on 5-18-11, with this story on Minnesota Timberwolves GM David Kahn, and again on 12-14 with this story on a high school cheerleading coach who got fired for working at Hooters



-Some make homepage blog of the day, including this article profiling how University of Florida QBs always end up as busts in the NFL.  4-29-10

-And this one, the Milwaukee Brewers’ clubhouse salute to Michael Jackson on the one year anniversary of his death 6-28-10


-Our article if Illinois Coach Ron Zook cost his team a win over #2 Ohio State because of a questionable decision he made. 10-4-10


-inserted into main stories like the study on crime in college football linked in a story about another Pittsburgh Panther getting arrested, or the Jay Cutler-Kristin Cavallari engagement story


-Banks, The Sports Bank in The Washington Post

-On ESPN2 “Olbermann”, NFL Network:


-Banks does a 20 min segment on the Joe O show on 670 The Score WSCR CBS Chicago

-The Score interview discussing national and local sports media

-Here’s the 670 WSCR audio of the Jay Cutler “DON’T CARE” story (Joe Ostrowski Sound Cloud)

And an elongated version in the YouTube below

And “the Cutler drop” from 1620 The Zone

-The Official NFL website itself acknowledges my infamous Jay Cutler story


-Banks headlines the Harrisburg Patriot-News or Penn Live Penn State links round-up

-Deadspin and With Leather on our story on the Cubs Draft pick story

Deadspin on the Blackhawks firing of Susannah Collins

Deadspin linking to us when we were the first to break the Minnesota Timberwolves firing Kevin McHale from his GM role story.

-TSB in Headline News (HLN)

-Paul M. Banks featured in Forbes in magazine!

-TSB quoted as a source on! Click the Brian Cook link on the World Wide Leader URL

-USA Today also picked up our exclusive with MLB Network personality, and former Sports Bank contributor Trenni Kusnierek

-Chicago Tribune Local profiling Paul M. Banks and The Sports Bank.

Penn Live/Harrisburg Patriot-News

With Leather quoting us on the Iowa Hawkeyes football drug scandal

Deseret News


-Paul M. Banks breaking the story on Pat Fitzgerald’s tweet about Jeremy Lin which angered NBA fans. picked up by




-Banks discussing the story on Boers and Bernstein (670 The Score, CBS Chicago)

Hartford Courant picking up our UConn Huskies Preview

SB Nation Boston (Florida State Seminoles)’s FanSided NFL page

Manchester Evening News


Yahoo Sports Prep Blog

Chicago Sun-Times picking up my story on Pat Fitzgerald’s naughty on-the-record language

-Black Sports Online

Huffington Post

-As a reference source on Wikipedia

Manchester Evening News

Sons of Sam Horn


-on the History Channel “How the States got their Shapes” with Soxman

-Seattle Times and Seattle Times again on the Peyton Manning injury

-The case study of TSB’s web traffic growth in Copyblogger Media’s Synthesis

-The Sports Bank in the New York Post

SB Nation

-The Big Lead

-ESPN1500 Twin Cities

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

94 HJY in Providence plugged us here

NBC Sports Pro Football Talk

Complex Magazine

-TSB in Fanhouse

(Below Banks on ESPN SportsCenter, NBA Eastern Conference Finals)

From SUNDAY NEW YORK TIMES, APRIL 4TH. Look right behind the Butler player standing up that’s me in my glasses sitting next to the Wall Street Journal reporter.

-The University of Wisconsin’s official athletic department highlighting our feature on Jay Valai in their daily “First and Goal” segment.

Yardbarker Network Homepage featuring our profile of Tim Tebow’s NFL Draft stock and the possibility of the 2011 NFL work stoppage

Banks on Comcast Sports Net Sportsnite, NBA Eastern Conference Finals:


Paul M. Banks 07-17-11-Houston Sports Radio 610

-Banks does CBS Houston, home of the Texans and Rockets

-Talking NFL signings and trades on LiveSport New Zealand

-Hear the 10 minute interview of TSB founder & former New England Patriots columnist Paul M. Banks on ESPN radio Milwaukee.

-Paul M. Banks guest hosts the Morning Break AM1240 sports talk radio show in Chicago on his 31st birthday

tom izzo media day

nhl media day

-Comcast Sports Net Chicago from Big Ten Media Day, and Stanley Cup Final Media Day on NHL Network, NBA Draft combine (below)

-Ricky Rubio signing rumors, our lead on the story got picked up my numerous outlets including the Spanish-language site Blansket Venga! El Banco de los deportes en Espanol, para basquetbol, es primero en del mundo!

-Was also syndicated by Midwest Sports Fans, Bleacher Report, Timber Wolves, Hoops World, Hoops Hype, T Wolves Blog and the Euro site within ESPN’s True Hoop network, Ballin Europe.

-Interview of Banks on NLS Fantasy Football

-TSB featured as Gillette Fusion Powered Post of the Week


From the University of Illinois’ athletic page

msu motion linked here.

M Live, Booth Newspapers

-Our staff’s take on Jay Mariotti’s exit included in The Big Lead’s Sunday Roundup.





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