Posted on July 2, 2003 by Brings Back Control of Website, which had a partnership with Lycos to supply technology, hosting and advertising sales, broke its ties with the former portal powerhouse and took those responsibilities in-house.

“At the time, the fit was perfect,” Ross Levinsohn, senior vice president of FoxSports, said in an interview, “but today their strategy has changed a little bit, so we decided it’s time to walk away.”