Originally posted on Clubhouse Confidential:

In a salute to the ever-expanding universe of sports websites, I’ve decided to start my 2013 season in a rather appropriate fashion. I’m going to blog about bloggers.

Specifically, I would like to offer some observations about A’s bloggers—and die-hard fans—who attended Sunday’s BlogFest, which was hosted by our Media Relations & Broadcast Coordinator Adam Loberstein as part of A’s FanFest at the Oracle Arena.

There has been a major shift in sports coverage in recent years, with new fan “voices” materializing in blogs sprinkled across the internet. Some, like Athletics Nation and newballpark.org, have been around for a number of years. Others—like Beaneball, A’s Farm and Swingin’ A’s, among many others—have also entered the fold and shown promise. Mostly, these blogs have added to the overall A’s coverage, along with reliable standbys like the San Francisco Chronicle and Bay Area News Group, by providing…

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