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Web address
Type of site
Owner Fox Entertainment Group
(21st Century Fox)
Launched July 2001; 14 years ago (2001-07)
Alexa rank
positive decrease 1,461 (July 2015)[1]
Current status Public provides sports news, scores, sports statistics, sports and entertainment video, sports fantasy leagues and fantasy information. It acts as the official website of FS1 and all Fox Sports brands. Launched in July 2001, it is a unit of Fox Interactive Media, which also includes other 21st Century Fox online businesses., along with competitors, Yahoo! Sports,, and, is among the top sports sites on the web.[2]

Sports coverage[edit] features main editorial sections dedicated to coverage of major professional and college sports, including but not limited to the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, NCAA college football, NCAA college basketball, soccer, golf, tennis, and mixed martial arts. Additional sports covered on the site include boxing, IRL, Formula One, Champ Car, WNBA, horse racing, beach volleyball, rodeo, Rugby (UK) and Cricket (UK).

Content[edit] has many exclusive writers, including Jason Whitlock, Mark Kriegel, Ken Rosenthal, and Jay Glazer. A recent addition has been actor/comedian Jay Mohr, who contributes a weekly video clip and column.[3], and Whatifsports provide additional content. The site was redesigned in April 2007.


In July 2004, and Microsoft began execution of a multi-year agreement, which called for to become the exclusive sports provider for Microsoft’s portal, replacing[4] As a result of the agreement, the site is often referred to as on MSN.

On December 17, 2009, was briefly replaced on the MSN main page by during a cosmetic upgrade.


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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 4 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "October Numbers are In: ESPN edges Yahoo". 
  3. ^ "Comic Jay Mohr Scores Sports Show on". 
  4. ^ Jim Hu (June 28, 2004). "Game On for MSN, Foxsports site". CNET. 

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