“Like so many lifelong sports fans, I am a devoted reader of The Athletic and their fantastic sports reporting and local coverage,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Services. “We’re so proud to now bring sports fans The Athletic in Apple News+ — which millions of News+ subscribers are going to love.”
“The Athletic is home to award-winning, deeply reported coverage of teams, leagues, and players for devoted fans around the world,” said David Perpich, publisher of The Athletic. “We provide subscribers with every sports story that matters, brought to life by the most talented newsroom in the business. We’re thrilled to work with Apple News to introduce even more readers to the best-in-class journalism that only The Athletic can produce.”
With a newsroom of more than 450 full-time writers, editors, and producers, The Athletic delivers in-depth coverage of hundreds of professional and college teams across the major sports leagues globally. This includes the English Premier League, NFL, NBA, WNBA, NHL, MLS, PGA, National Women’s Soccer League, NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, NCAA men’s college basketball, NCAA women’s college basketball, LaLiga, UEFA Champions League, and more.
In the Sports tab
in Apple News, users can easily follow their favorite teams and leagues; receive stories from hundreds of top publishers; access scores, schedules, and standings for the top professional and college leagues; and watch highlights. Apple News+ subscribers in the U.S., the U.K., Canada, and Australia can follow The Athletic in Apple News
to easily find complete coverage.