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Best Sports News Sites for 2020

There are countless sports sites out there, all filled with stolen content or meaningless opinion drivel from armchair quarterbacks. We’ve filtered out the noise with this list of sports sites, heavily leaning towards established media.

We’ve balanced out those established media sources with crowdsourced sites like Reddit and smaller, e-publications. Together this will give you a well-rounded, one-stop-shop for all your sports news.

ESPN
Renowned sports site and channel founded in 1979. ESPN is known for its Sportscenter personalities and authority in the field. The site covers all major sports news, including opinion, schedules, and scores.

Sports Illustrated
For over 60 years, Sports Illustrated has been a paragon of sports publications, bringing news, highlights, and analysis on a variety of sports. It’s a reliable source for up-to-date scores for major sports, as well as all the news about your favorite teams and sports.

Reddit Sports
A stunning 16 million Redditors gather on this forum to share the latest news stories about any and every sport. In terms of breaking news, the sheer volume of participants means that you’ll find the latest stories here first.

Yahoo! Sports
Yahoo! Sports combines current scores, sports news, and a fantasy sports hub. Though they have all the scores and news you could ever want, the real win here is the fantasy stats.

FiveThirtyEight Sports
FiveThirtyEight Sports compiles not just scores, but also predictions an interesting features pieces about sport developments. If you’re looking to see how sports will unfold in the future, this site is for you.

The Ringer
The Ringer is a Bill Simmons sports site featuring sports news and pop culture news––especially pop culture news related to sports. There’s a small team of bloggers offering loads of content.

SB Nation
SB Nation brings you a wide range of sports coverage, including sections for USB, soccer, and college sports. It’s part of the Vox Media collective, which helps to ensure a strong editorial oversight.

Deadspin
Deadspin has a huge staff and editorial board. They focus on sports news, and especially putting their own intense opinion about sports out into the ether. Their headlines are…eye-catching, to say the least.

The Lines
The Lines is all about sports betting. You can find out how to bet, odds for betting, and lists of sites where you can bet in different states. So if you like to make your games a bit more interesting, keep an eye on this site.

New York Times Sports
The New York Times Sports section is an award-winning clearinghouse for all things sports. Besides the usual big sports, they cover everything from dog shows to golf to gymnastics. You’ll also get news from the sports world.


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