1. Welcome! Please take a few seconds to create your free account to post threads, make some friends, remove a few ads while surfing and much more. ClutchFans has been bringing fans together to talk Houston Sports since 1996. Join us!

Yahoo Contributor Network Fan Articles

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by durvasa, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. durvasa

    durvasa Contributing Member

    Feb 11, 2006
    Likes Received:
    In the last month and a half, there have been 7 threads created in the GARM purporting to be Rockets articles from Yahoo Sports.

    [Yahoo] Asik rightfully available and wanted

    (YAHOO) Step Aside, Kobe Bryant: Houston Rockets' James Harden Is the Best Shooting Guard

    [horrible yahoo article]Most Despised Houston Rocket Ever

    Rockets best 2nd rd picks of all time Yahoo

    [Yahoo] Eight Numbers that Will Improve Next Season for the Houston Rockets

    Harden is better than Melo (Yahoo)

    [Yahoo! Sports] Emergence of Patrick Beverley

    With experienced columnists like Adrian Wojnorowski, Marc Spears, and Kelly Dwyer, Yahoo is a respected brand for NBA coverage so most of us will enthusiastically click on these links. The problem is that each and every one of these last 7 threads has been from Yahoo Contributor Network (YCN), and specifically from one fan who apparently has a lot to say about the Rockets and is digging the platform that YCN gives him.

    Now, I don't have a problem with a separate thread being created for each of these articles, so long as the title is clearly tagged as Yahoo Contributor Network. Considering that 100% of the time this has not happened, I'm proposing this thread to be used exclusively for these articles. I'm hoping a moderator will be kind enough to merge any threads not explicitly marked as Yahoo Contributor Network into this thread (or simply lock them, as they please).
    2 people like this.
  2. heypartner

    heypartner Contributing Member

    Oct 27, 1999
    Likes Received:
    It's me.

    1 person likes this.
  3. TheFreak

    TheFreak Contributing Member

    Feb 18, 1999
    Likes Received:
    7 whole threads?! In a month and a half?! That's more than 1 a week!
  4. NotChandlerParsons

    Nov 11, 2012
    Likes Received:
    If I never read a YCN article again it'll be too soon.

Share This Page

  • About ClutchFans

    Since 1996, ClutchFans has been loud and proud covering the Houston Rockets, helping set an industry standard for team fan sites. The forums have been a home for Houston sports fans as well as basketball fanatics around the globe.

  • Support ClutchFans!

    If you find that ClutchFans is a valuable resource for you, please consider becoming a Supporting Member. Supporting Members can upload photos and attachments directly to their posts, customize their user title and more. Gold Supporters see zero ads!

    Upgrade Now