Last year, Forbes announced that ESPN is losing millions of viewers. 2016 saw that trend continue as the once beloved network is essentially becoming the TMZ of sports. Thankfully, there are plenty of options for fans to fill the void. Let’s take a look at five of them.
5. SCOUT.COM COULD BEAT ESPN
Scout Media is a sports publishing company that delivers internet based content for professional and college institutions all across America. Users can look at various recruiting rankings, team rankings and have a detailed look at their favorite teams. Scout.com also has a lively forum to chat with fellow sports lovers.
4. SI.COM COULD BEAT ESPN
You might just know Sports Illustrated for their sexy swimsuit editions but they’ve moved their legacy online and it’s quite amazing. With a clean, and user-friendly interface, SI.com is more than just a sports blog. It’s a one stop for news, scores and entertainment. Furthermore, you can personalize the site to meet your individual needs.
3. THE POSTGAME COULD BEAT ESPN
If you don’t know about PostGame.com, you are in the minority. The PostGame’s content reaches more than 40 million readers each month. This is due largely to their unique approach on YouTube. There, they have a sports-focused, multi-channel network that generates more than 1 billion views. Hence, if there is any evidence that the future of TV is online, this is it.
2. KICKSDAY.COM COULD BEAT ESPN
New to the race, Kicksday is an online publication that is designed to engage sports fans from all over. Offering a variety of unique and fun content, readers can get their fix on all things sports and physical activities. Furthermore, they are an alternative information source for offbeat news and stories.
1. YAHOO! SPORTS COULD BEAT ESPN
When you think of sports, Yahoo! doesn’t usually come to mind first. However, many people disagree. For years, Yahoo! routinely delivers top-notch news and customizable options for the sports fan. The best part? No Stephen A. Smith yelling in your ear the whole time.