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The Athletic

By The Athletic Media Company

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


Fall in love with the sports page again. The Athletic app lets you follow your favorite sports teams and leagues with in-depth coverage you can't get anywhere else.

The best sportswriters in the business will bring you daily coverage in 14 local markets: Chicago, SF Bay Area, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Detroit, Minnesota, and St. Louis. And in Canada: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Ottowa, Edmonton, Calgary and Winnipeg.

Don't live in of those markers? No problem. The Athletic has top-notch national coverage too: NHL with Pierre LeBrun, MLB with Ken Rosenthal, College Football with Stewart Mandel, College Basketball with Seth Davis, and more coming soon!

The Athletic's editorial team, which brings previous experience from ESPN, Baseball Prospectus, Sports Illustrated, Fox Sports, CBS,, and Chicago Tribune, delivers daily interviews, game-by-game breakdowns, clubhouse scoop, podcasts, and deep player analysis on the teams you care about.

Within the app, you can choose either a monthly or annual subscription plan for access to all of our exclusive content and features for one low price. The app may also offer you a free trial. At the end of the free trial period, the full price of the subscription will be charged thereafter. Cancellations must occur 24 hours before the end of the subscription period to avoid being charged.

Plans start at just $4.99 a month. All subscriptions automatically renew. You can manage auto-renew of your subscription from your iTunes account settings at any time, but must turn off plans at least 24 hours before the end of the current period to avoid being charged again.

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What's New in Version 5.3

- fixed sharing articles on iPad
- improved marking articles as read
- other bug fixes and performance improvements

Thank you for reading The Athletic.


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Customer Reviews

Best sports news around - app good too

If The Athletic has rolled out to your favorite sports city, you will LOVE this. The tech features of the app are good, especially the opportunity to build your own custom feed. Not just for cities, but which sport(s), or even writers. They’ve been hiring great established writers, who now are free to write what they want, not constrained by newspaper restrictions (such as topic or story length). Subscribed to follow Michael Russo (MN Wild). Liked him before, love him now, as he’s mixing in some fantastic freeform features with familiar newsy stories. Have noticed other cities writers doing much the same thing. Roster of coverage seems to grow every week. Very happy with my purchase. Quality is worth paying for, and it’s not all that much for what you can access.

This is worth the money

If you are a a sports fan and want to enjoy some great coverage and well written articles by some great writers then this is the site for you. I am so glad that I have signed up. I have now reduced my subscription to the newspapers to just the weekend. I am still able to access the papers website with full access for only the weekend subscription. The Athletic keeps on growing and adding more staff writers in the markets that the teams play in. So you are not just getting stories written by someone who only watched the game on tv. So sign up for the free trial period and give it a read. When that ends you will be signing up to keep on reading the great stuff that they add to the site daily.

What I’ve been missing

To have a large portion of the writers I’m interested in reading to be in one easy-to-manage application is worth the yearly subscription. The content being created through this platform is outstanding across all sports.

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Sports
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  • Version: 5.3
  • Size: 93.2 MB
  • Languages: English, French
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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