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The Athletic: Sports News

Publisher: The Athletic Media Company
Price: Free with In App Purchases

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App Description

Experience unrivaled sports coverage across every team you care about and every league you follow. From breaking news and expert commentary on developing storylines to in-depth analysis and exclusive articles, get all the sports stories that matter with The Athletic app.

How does it all happen? Meet the best newsroom in sports. 400+ full-time local writers provide inside access and rich insight dedicated to your teams, and the top national names in the game deliver unmatched league-wide perspective, including:
• MLB with Ken Rosenthal and Jayson Stark
• NBA with David Aldridge and Shams Charania
• NFL with Mike Sando and Michael Lombardi
• NHL with Pierre LeBrun and James Mirtle
• Fantasy with Jake Ciely and Nando Di Fino
• Premier League with David Ornstein and Oliver Kay
• NCAA Football with Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman
• NCAA Basketball with Seth Davis and Dana O’Neil

Catch up, go deep, and join the conversation with exclusive articles, podcasts, newsletters, live Q&As and more. Subscribers get unlimited access to all of The Athletic's content, ad-free, with plans starting at just $4.99/month.

Download the app today and get started with a 7-day free trial.

At the end of the free trial period, the full price of the subscription will be charged thereafter. Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase and your subscription will automatically renew unless turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current billing period. Auto-renewal may be turned off in your iTunes Account Settings after purchase.

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142182 ratings

Luv it!

The only thing missing for me is F1 racing and tennis. My #1 sports app

Jun 11, 2021


They stopped covering the Angels at the beginning of a season in which Shohei Ohtani started blowing our minds.I’m paying for this app, yet reading instead 🤦🏻‍♂️Definitely not renewing.

Jun 10, 2021

Great content, embarrassingly bad app

The Athletic has its priorities right, in my opinion, investing in hiring writing/reporting talent, emphasizing depth of coverage over creating the illusion of breadth like so many other sports media properties. But the app…oh, the app. Like I said, they have their priorities right, but how did this…

Jun 11, 2021

Worth The Money

If you are at all on the fence about getting a subscription, I recommend diving in. The app is beautiful and snappy, but the star of the show is the world class reporting and journalism. You just can’t get this quality of sports writing anywhere else. Support great journalism and subscribe today.

Jun 09, 2021

Terrible app. Can’t ever get to the stories

Just awful

Jun 11, 2021

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