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247Sports partners with CBSSports

Fans Will Have Access to Wall-to-Wall High School, Recruiting, and College Sports Coverage

NEW YORK, NY (May 14, 2013) - CBS Interactive and 247Sports today announced that 247Sports will become the official recruiting partner of 247Sports’ premium football and basketball recruiting content will complement’s college sports coverage and’s national high school sports coverage, offering fans in-depth expertise across each platform. will incorporate 247Sports features including team and player rankings such as the 247Composite Team Recruiting Ranking, Crystal Ball commitment prediction engine, Recruiter Rankings, Top 247, news, analysis, and more.

“247Sports’ founders are leaders in the recruiting space, and we’re thrilled to partner more closely with them to deliver the highest quality recruiting content to our audience,” said Jason Kint, Senior Vice President and General Manager of "We've already seen success with our recent collaboration for the 2013 National Signing Day, which fueled growth across the site.”

247Sports content will be featured on a 24/7/365 “Signing Day” page on, which will serve as the home for live and on-demand video, as well as the MaxWire National Blog on MaxPreps. will also be the exclusive advertising sales partner for 247Sports.

“ and will provide broad reach and a passionate audience for 247Sports,” said 247Sports Founder and CEO Shannon Terry. “Becoming the official recruiting partner for showcases our technology and data-driven news products which are changing the way college sports and recruiting fans consume content.”

About provides premium online and mobile content to the connected sports fan, including live and on-demand video, in-depth analysis, breaking news, and scores and statistics across all major sports. is part of CBS Interactive's portfolio of multiplatform brands, which includes premier Fantasy offerings, high school sports leader MaxPreps, and the College Network producing more than 150 official collegiate athletic sites.

About is the leading online high school sports destination, offering the most comprehensive high school sports coverage, with the latest news, analysis, rankings, and streaming content. aspires to cover every high school team, game, and player by partnering with over 50,000 coaches throughout the country.

About 247Sports
247Sports is an independent digital sports media company consisting of a network of market-leading college team and affinity sites and a team of national experts and reporters focused on recruiting. Through innovative technology products and a focus on mobile platforms, 247Sports has become a leader in the ever-growing recruiting category. Founded in 2010 by the former founders of, the company is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee.

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