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paidContent - DigitalSports Youth Sports Media Site Sold To Vantage Learning

This story was written by Rafat Ali.

DigitalSports, a Columbia, Maryland-based online sports service for high school and college sports, has been acquired by Vantage Learning, the online educational assessment and instructional programs firm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but the deal was confirmed by Baltimore Sun. DS was founded in 2006 and in 2007 received its first round of funding from Novak Biddle Venture Partners and True Ventures. This continues the consolidation in youth sports sites: in the last year Takkle was acquired by Alloy, College Fanz bought Victory Sports Network, MaxxAthlete bought three sites lats year, ESPN (NYSE: DIS) bought girls-focused basketball site Hoopgurlz and high school sports site Student Sports, among others.

By Rafat Ali

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