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Go beyond the box score with quality sports coverage from an all-star team of writers. Follow your favorite sports teams and leagues with in-depth storytelling you simply can’t get anywhere else - all with no ads or clickbait.

Join the fastest-growing community of passionate sports fans with The Athletic app and start reading stories with substance today!

The Athletic’s expanding roster of local writers brings you in-depth insights and analysis from teams within 47 markets across the US and Canada and premium national coverage from the best in the business, including:

• MLB with Ken Rosenthal and Jayson Stark
• NHL with Pierre LeBrun and James Mirtle
• NBA with Shams Charania and David Aldridge
• NFL with Jay Glazer and Michael Lombardi
• NCAA Football with Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman
• NCAA Basketball with Seth Davis and Dana O’Neil

Subscribers get access to ALL stories on The Athletic for one low price. The highly-rated mobile app brings you stories only for the sports and teams you care about in a beautiful, clutter-free reading experience with no advertisements.

Use the app to save stories to read later or read offline. Follow your favorite authors to easily access their content. Adjust text settings with night mode. View box scores, team highlights, and report cards on player performance all within the highly rated app.

Within the app, you can choose either an annual or monthly subscription plan for access to all of our exclusive content and features - with plans starting as low as $4.99/month. The app may also offer you an introductory free period. At the end of the free trial period, the full price of the subscription will be charged thereafter. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable. Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase and your subscription will continue without interruption and auto-renew unless turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current billing period. The renewal charge will be placed within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user’s Account Settings after purchase.

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What’s New

Version 7.9.6

Bugs Fixes:
• Updated lineups ordering in soccer box scores
• Updated box score UI with team logos
• Fixed crash related to empty box scores

The Athletic regularly releases updates to continue improving the experience for our users. Please update the app to receive these enhancements. Thanks!

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
86.6K Ratings

86.6K Ratings

Gaie from Green Bay ,

The Intelligent Sports Community

I read the Athletic for the coverage of the Packers and other Wisconsin sports teams. I wait with anticipation for each insightful article to drop. These aren't like many articles on the internet which are written by bloggers who write stories about the articles they read on the internet. The Athletic's articles are often news-making because of the fresh angles and smart analysis of the stories. All of the other beat reporters read the Athletic. There is no better source of high quality sports journalism.

I also love that there are no ads, pop-ups, or click bait. Many free sites are unusable. What I didn't expect is how the paid subscription increased the level of the conversation in the comments. There are no trolls from opposing teams, no unthinking cheerleaders, and no mindless outrage.

Finally, because we are the paying customers, the comments are read and often responded to by the writers. That's really cool.

Stefforex ,

Paid more than a month ago, still no access...

I paid them for a year subscription July 4, 2019. Their site took my money but hung and didn’t give me a login. I have contacted them by phone and email over a dozen separate times starting July 4. It is now August 10 and still they have not helped. It takes them up to a week to reply in any fashion and when they do, they do not make any effort to actually resolve the issue or deliver what I paid for, they send the same email over and over, clearly not reading my emails to them or listening to voice mails I leave them. It’s amazing great journalists like Sam Amick, Shams Charania and many more put their names on a brand with the worst customer service department I’ve ever encountered. I wonder if these authors know this is the way their work is being used, to get people to pay for something they never receive? It’s a shame. I’ve been getting rid of most of my subscriptions because my wife has been fighting cancer but I decided with the big July 4 sale for 60% off and the fact that I love the authors who cover the NBA and WNBA for TA that I’d go ahead and subscribe. I definitely regret it now that they have wasted hours of my time and I STILL haven’t got what I paid for. Plus I missed all the free agency coverage that was a big part of what I wanted. I hope whoever owns The Athletic will take responsibility, apologize to me and clean this up so it never happens to anyone else

Mike H in Wisconsin ,

Die hard sports fans, get this now

If you’re a die hard sports fan this is what you need. Everything is click bait now with meaningless articles. I would read something from some pretty popular sports sites and think “I learned nothing and just wasted my time.” This is my first review I’ve written on any app or anything but I feel that passionate about The Athletic. If you’re constantly reading sports articles or reading fantasy info, this is what you need. The Athletic doesn’t care about clicks, or ad money. They care about writing quality sports articles that are informative, un-biased, and real. I’m addicted to the articles and as they grow it’ll only get better and better. After reading a few articles, you’ll start to see how garbage some of these sports sites are. Please keep it up and you’ll have my subscription for life.

Information

Seller
The Athletic Media Company
Size
163.5 MB
Category
Sports
Compatibility

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English, French

Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2019 The Athletic Media Company
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. The Athletic Annual Subscription $59.99
  2. The Athletic Monthly Subscription $9.99
  3. The Athletic Subscription - Monthly $7.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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