For Love of the Game: 5 Sites We Love for Sports News

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Keeping up-to-date on sports news is critical for any sports editor.

Sports sites provide important information on breaking news as well as detailed feature stories. Here’s a look at some of the top sports websites.

For even more of our favorite sports news sites, check out our list from 2020.

1. Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report is a great site for sports fans and journalists. It offers well-rounded coverage of all major sports, and you can customize your news feed based on your favorite teams.

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2. Yahoo! Sports

Yahoo! Sports’ site is filled with rich content covering a wide variety of sports.

According to SimilarWeb, Yahoo! Sports is the top-ranked sports site, in terms of pages viewed per visit. It averages around 10 pages from each unique visitor.

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3. The Players’ Tribune

The Players’ Tribune is unique in the fact that all the stories are written by current or former professional athletes.

The company was founded by retired New York Yankee Derek Jeter.

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4. Rivals

Rivals is widely regarded as the top website for football and basketball recruiting.

With a community of more than 300 reporters, the Yahoo! owned company focuses on player rankings for high school athletes, who are being recruited to play collegiate athletics.

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5. FanSided

FanSided is comparable to Bleacher Report; well-rounded sports coverage with a strong network of contributors and plenty of multimedia. The site also covers the entertainment industry, focusing on television and movies.

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Anthony Vence is a Senior Customer Content Specialist at PR Newswire. He contributes to @PRNmedia and previously worked in the newspaper industry as a news and sports editor. He also works as a freelance photographer.

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4 Responses

  1. John dandver says:

    Thanks for sharing this list of sport related news sites. This is a great platform for discovering the news around the world. I have found this site useful and I like their services very much. Thanks for sharing this post with us.

  2. Viktoria Mckensey says:

    Bleacher Report number one. All the rest are pretty outdated and impossible to use. Why is it so hard to come up with a good website design? A designer can come up with a very cool visual like here. Of course, the main thing is the content, but if it’s also a great design, then that’s doubly good.

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