Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 5/27/12

When it comes to recruiting new female sports reporters, the new AAA team seems to be an amalgam of beauty pageants, bikini models and cheerleaders.  Enter FOX Sports/Scout.com & Miss Pinellas County 2012 Laura McKeeman.

You may have seen her doing the “social media” segments during the Pac-12 Tournament this week outside Staples Center. (She kind of struggled there a bit Wednesday night).

Rebecca Haarlow outranks McKeeman, as she does the sideline reporting. Of course, I don’t blame you if you missed the Pac-12 Tournament, how many college basketball games can you watch where the score is 24-21 at halftime.

Links: McKeeman’s homepage

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Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports Bank.net, an official Google News site generating millions of unique visitors. He’s also a regular contributor to Chicago Now, Walter Football.com, Yardbarker, and Fox Sports

A Fulbright scholar and MBA, Banks has appeared on live radio all over the world; and he’s a member of the Football Writers Association of America, U.S. Basketball Writers Association, and Society of Professional Journalists. The President of the United States follows him on Twitter (@Paul_M_BanksTSB) You should too

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