This story was written by Staci D. Kramer.
*ESPN* founder Bill Rasmussen's nascent College Fanz Sports Network is expanding with the acquisition of Victory Sports Network, which bills itself as the "dominant voice" of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Grand Island, Neb., VSN started in 2002 to cover NAIA football; it formerly was known as naiasports.net. It produces web sites, magazines and syndicated radio broadcasts. Founder Jason Dannelly joins College Fanz. VSN has a "limited license" from the NAIA; the organization's official site is a partner of CBC College Sports and is part of the *CBS Interactive* Network through 2011. Release.
By Staci D. Kramer