Things are sure heating up in the world of selling high school sports online. In an effort to compete with sports news sites like ESPN.com and social networking sites for athletes like Takkle.com (which most of us have probably never heard of), Yahoo! last week bought Rivals.com, a giant high school and college sports site, according to the NYT (here). But that’s just the latest. Two weeks ago, the paper ran a story about the growth of online high school sports sites like Takkle.com and maxpreps.com, which ranks high school athletes from all over the country.
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