Yahoo Sports hires two for exec positions

Yahoo Sports has hired George Leimer as head of product and technology and Sam Farber as general manager of In his new role, Leimer will oversee product development and innovation across the Yahoo Sports and Yahoo Fantasy platforms. He joins from Rally, a platform that allows for buying and selling equity in collectibles, where […]

Yahoo Sports hires Negin-Shecter as editor

Jori Negin-Shecter will join Yahoo Sports Canada as an editor. He wrote on Twitter: “Can’t thank the entire team over there enough for the opportunity, and amped to get started.” Negin-Shecter comes from Sportsnet, Canada’s speciality network and sports media brand, where he was a digital associate editor. There, he also interned and served as […]

Yahoo Sports hires Baker as senior writer

Yahoo Sports has tapped Kendall Baker to serve as a senior writer overseeing newsletter and cross-platform strategy, including the launch of a new daily newsletter. Commenting on his new role, Baker said: “Yahoo Sports has cemented itself as one of the most trusted, enduring sports communities in the industry. I’m grateful to join the company […]