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Scoop by Scoop, Is Gaining Traction — Come Join Our Journey



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Less than three months after was launched, our website of original content based on where sports, business and politics converge is gaining traction. is grabbing people’s attention. The Sports Business Daily, which offers a daily summary of sports-business news from across the country, consistently cites LVSportsBiz content such as this week, when it referred to our story on the BIG3 basketball title in Vegas over the weekend.


“In Las Vegas, Alan Snel wrote the “constant hip-hop music during the games created a fun, chill competition setting” (, 8/26).”


It was great to talk LVSportsBiz news items with noted sports columnist Ed Graney on ESPN Radio here in Vegas yesterday and I hope we have a weekly segment with Ed on Tuesdays at 11:30am on 1100AM/100.9FM

You will be seeing the work of young talented journalists such as writer Julie Ann Formoso and photographer  Daniel James Clark on this week.


We are journalists looking at the crossroads of sports, business and politics in Las Vegas because these are historic times in the Vegas market. is proud to document all the news at this topical crossroads. If you are interested in advertising or contributing, I want to hear from you at

Alan Snel

Alan Snel brings decades of sports-business reporting experience to Snel covered the business side of sports for the South Florida (Fort Lauderdale) Sun-Sentinel, the Tampa Tribune and Las Vegas Review-Journal. As a city hall beat reporter, Snel also covered stadium deals in Denver and Seattle. In 2000, Snel launched a sport-business website for called After reporting sports-business for the RJ, Snel wrote hard-hitting stories on the Raiders stadium for the Desert Companion magazine in Las Vegas and The Nevada Independent. Snel is also one of the top bicycle advocates in the country.

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