This story was written by Joseph Weisenthal.
ESPN (NYSE: DIS) has acquired girls-focused basketball site Hoopgurlz.com. The Seattle-based site, which reports on high school and college basketball, offers tournament listings, player profiles, message boards, player blogs and other community features. In a post on the site, founder Glenn Nelson said that for the time being, the site will remain as it is and in its current location, but that changes are on the way. The deal continues a slew of high school sports deals, including ESPN's acquisition of SchoolSports Inc. last year. Terms of the deal were undisclosed. Release.
By Joseph Weisenthal