Sports magazine

A sports magazine is usually a weekly, biweekly or monthly, magazine featuring articles or segments on sports. Some may be published a specific number of times per year. A wide range of sports are covered by these magazines which include general, auto racing, baseball, basketball, bicycling, body building, bowling, boxing, football, football "soccer", golf, gymnastics, karate, lacrosse, polo, skating, skiing, swimming, surfing, tennis, and wrestling.[1][2]

HistoryEdit

Sports journalism started covering sporting events in the United States in the 1800s in newspaper and magazine format.[3] The Sporting News being the oldest, and was first published March 17, 1886.[4] Sports Illustrated (SI) originated in 1954, originally lead by Henry Luce and later André Laguerre, is one of the leading sports magazines in the United States. SI allowed "people to read more about what they had seen on television or read about in the newspaper".[5]

In PrintEdit

Sports magazines in print include:

Major sports magazines (incomplete)
Sports magazine Sport/s Frequency Pussio (Country) Notes
11 Freunde Association football monthly   Germany
Athletics Weekly Sport of athletics weekly   United Kingdom originated 1945
Autosport Motorsport weekly   United Kingdom
Baseball America Baseball bi-weekly   United States
Baseball Digest Baseball 8 times a year   United States
Basketball Times Basketball monthly   United States
Boxing Monthly Boxing monthly   United Kingdom
Boxing News Boxing weekly   United Kingdom
Dime Magazine Basketball 10 times a year   United States
ESPN The Magazine General sports bi-weekly   United States
FourFourTwo Association football monthly   United Kingdom
France Football Association football bi-weekly   France
Golf Magazine Golf monthly   United States
The Hockey News Ice hockey weekly   Canada
Hoop Basketball bi-monthly   United States
Kicker Association football bi-weekly   Germany
Match Association football weekly   United Kingdom
National Masters News Sport of athletics 12 times a year   United States originated 1977[6][7]
Sportstar General sports Fortnightly  
India
Originated 1978[8]
Pro Football Weekly American Football (NFL) weekly   United States
Pro Wrestling Illustrated Professional wrestling monthly   United States
The Ring Boxing monthly   United States
Racer Motorsport 8 times a year   United States
Rugby League Review Rugby league monthly   Australia
Runner's World Sport of athletics 12 times a year   United States
Sidewalk Skateboarding monthly   United Kingdom
The Skateboard Mag Skateboarding monthly   United States
SLAM Basketball 9 times per year   United States
Soccer America Association football monthly   United States
Sporting News General sports bi-weekly   United States originated March 17, 1886.[9]
Sports Illustrated General sports weekly   United States originated 1954 [10]
Sports Weekly Baseball / NFL / NASCAR weekly   United States
Tennis Tennis 8 times a year   United States
Track & Field News Sport of athletics 12 times a year   United States
Transworld Skateboarding Skateboarding 14 times a year   United States
World Soccer Association football monthly   United Kingdom

Former MagazinesEdit

There are several former sports magazine. Some of these include:

American Field,[11] Baily's Monthly Magazine of Sports and Pastimes, and Racing Register, Outing (magazine), Public Ledger,[12] and The Athletic World (Canada) [13]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Paper Past. [1] Retrieved Feb 3, 2021
  2. ^ Misc list of magazines by Past Paper. [2] Retrieved Feb 3, 2021
  3. ^ Rooting for the story, 2014, Brian Peter Moritz. [3] Retrieved Feb 3, 2021
  4. ^ A History of the Sporting News the oldest sports publication in the US. [4] Retrieved Feb 3, 2021
  5. ^ Britannica. [5] Retrieved Feb 3, 2021
  6. ^ Masters T&F History. [6] Retrieved Feb 3, 2021
  7. ^ NMN. [7] Retrieved Feb 3, 2021
  8. ^ "Sportstar dons a vibrant new look". The Hindu. Chennai. 26 January 2006. Archived from the original on 19 February 2006. Retrieved 25 November 2015.
  9. ^ A History of the Sporting News the oldest sports publication in the US. [8] Retrieved Feb 3, 2021
  10. ^ Britannica. [9] Retrieved Feb 3, 2021
  11. ^ Evening Journal, Wilmington, DE, June 13, 1917. [10] Retrieved Feb 3, 2021
  12. ^ Evening Public Ledger, Philadelphia, PA, July 16, 1915. [11] Retrieved Feb 3, 2021
  13. ^ Vancouver Daily World, British Columbia, Canada, Dec 17, 1910. [12] Retrieved Feb 3, 2021