What We Do
The Athletic is a subscription-based media publisher of smarter sports coverage for die-hard fans. Founded in 2016, The Athletic’s full-time writers, alongside talented contributors and freelancers, have produced thousands of in-depth articles for subscribers free of ads, pop-ups and auto-play videos. With coverage in 18 markets and counting across North America, readers can count on in-depth, authentic storytelling written by talented local and national sports journalists like Ken Rosenthal, Pierre LeBrun, Seth Davis, Stewart Mandel, and many more.
The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, backed by Courtside Ventures, BDMI, Advancit Capital, and other leading early-stage and media investors, and was a participant in Y Combinator's Summer 2016 batch. For more information, visit The Athletic’s blog.