Are you someone looking for the best sports bloggers to follow? 

You might be someone new to this industry trying to validate its worth.

Sports bloggers provide in-depth analysis of the game they love and subscribing to them helps the sports fan to stay updated with the sport, their favorite stars, and upcoming leagues as well.

Though there are millions of fans who tweet and share interesting stuff about the lives of their sports star, the content of the sports blogger is more authentic and this is one good reason to subscribe to them!

This article is the perfect pick for any sports fan, new sports blogger, and also for those wanting to know top sports bloggers.

In this article, we will provide you with the ultimate list of 75 best sports bloggers and also show you how you can find influencers on social media using Social Animal’s influencer feature.

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1. ESPN

 

An American multinational basic cable sports channel owned by ESPN Inc

Twitter followers: 35.7M

Website: https://espn.com/

 

Sports journalists and bloggers covering NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MMA, college football and basketball, NASCAR, fantasy sports and more. 

Twitter followers: 8.9M

Website: https://bleacherreport.com/

 

3. Sky Sports

Best live coverage of your favorite sports: Football, Golf, Rugby, Cricket, Tennis, F1, Boxing, plus the latest sports news, transfers & scores.

Twitter followers: 37.5K

Website: https://www.crossingbroad.com/

 

4. Defector

A new sports blog and media company. 

Twitter followers: 104.7K

Website: https://defector.com/

 

5.  Deadspin

Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise

 

Twitter followers: 953.5K

Website: https://deadspin.com/

6. TSN

The Sports Network, Canada’s Sports Leader

Twitter followers: 792K

Website: https://www.tsn.ca/

7. Sportsnet

Canada’s No. 1 Sports Network #UnitedBySport

Twitter followers: 759.1K

Website: https://www.sportsnet.ca/

8. The Athletic UK

Ad-free coverage from the best team of football writers ever

Twitter followers: 153.8K

Website: https://theathletic.co.uk/

9. The Score

theScore is the ultimate, personalized mobile sports experience.

Twitter followers: 52.5K

Website: https://www.thescore.com/

10. Yahoo Sports

Sports news for the sports obsessed. Dedicated to bringing you more of the stories, highlights and features you love.

 

Twitter followers: 465.1K

Website: https://news.yahoo.com/

11. SB Nation

watch Rewinder, Collapse, and Untitled

Twitter followers: 314.4K

Website: https://www.sbnation.com/

12. Wide World of Sports

Official Twitter account for Wide World of Sports. Commentary, stats, results and all the news. #9WWOS

Twitter followers: 256.7K

Website: https://wwos.nine.com.au/

13. Sporting News

For the new breed of sports fans, since 1886.

Twitter followers: 225.8K

Website: https://www.sportingnews.com/

14. 90 Min

Handing football back to the fans.

 

Twitter followers: 169.7K

Website: https://www.90min.com/

15. Eurosport UK

Eurosport Player

Twitter followers: 170.9K

Website: https://www.eurosport.co.uk/

16. The Sports Man

Their mission is simple: go beyond the game and find the stories that matter.

Twitter followers: 91.3K

Website: https://www.thesportsman.com/

17. Guy Boston Sports

Official Twitter of Guy Boston Sports | Sports Website and Blog | #ThisIsOurCity


Twitter followers: 31.2K

Website: https://guybostonsports.com/

 

18. Rob Staton

BBC Yorkshire Sports Journalist. He also writes for Seahawks Draft Blog.

Twitter followers: 83.1K

Website: http://seahawksdraftblog.com/

 

19. Clutch Points

Changing how you follow sports.

Twitter followers: 31.4K

Website: https://clutchpoints.com/

20. Dominique Clare

Sports & Fitness Blogger. Minnesota Timberwolves & Vikings fan. 

Twitter followers: 67.8K

Website: https://www.dominiqueclare.com/

 

21. Sport 360

We cover all angles of sport.

Twitter followers: 56.1K

Website: https://sport360.com/

22. Derek Bodner

Senior writer @TheAthleticPHI covering the 76ers. Previously @DraftExpress , @USAToday , @PhillyMag Former pay2read blogger.

Twitter followers: 55.6K

Website: https://theathletic.com

23. Sporting Life

Follow Sporting Life for news, opinion & expert free betting tips covering horse racing, golf, darts, cricket & more! 

Twitter followers: 56.2K

Website: https://www.sportinglife.com/

24. Robin Chipperfield

For 20+ years, I was the main Sports Presenter for BBC Radio Nottingham but now in Sydney & looking for work!

Twitter followers: 52.8K

Website: https://sportchippers.com/

25. The Big Lead

We mainly cover sports but also touch on everything from pop culture to politics.

 

Twitter followers: 37K

Website: https://www.thebiglead.com/

26. Kyle Scott

Crossing Broad: Philly’s most irreverent sports blog. Spittin’ truth since 2009.

Twitter followers: 37.5K

Website: https://sportchippers.com/

27. FanSided

FanSided is one of the fastest-growing networks of fandom-focused sports, entertainment and lifestyle sites on the Internet.

Twitter followers: 38.3K

Website: https://fansided.com/

28. Maryland Sports Blog

Voted the best sports website and best Twitter account in MD! The official Twitter of MSB! 

Twitter followers: 28.2K

Website: http://marylandsportsblog.com/

29. Yardbarker

Sports. Highlights. And then some.

Twitter followers: 30.2K

Website: https://www.yardbarker.com/

30. Terez Owens

The World’s Most Famous Sports Gossip Blogger — Real Sports, Real Dirt.

Twitter followers: 25.9K

Website: https://terezowens.com/

31. Dallas Cowboys Fanatic

Part of the @dallas_fanatic network, the #1 Dallas sports blog spoken through a fans point of view, covering the Dallas Cowboys.

Twitter followers: 21K

Website: https://www.dallassportsfanatic.com/

32. Ally Begg

Senior Football Producer. Passionate Aberdeen fan. Former MUTV, Setanta, ESPN Star Sports host.

 

Twitter followers: 14K

Website: https://allybegg.com/

33. The Roar

The Roar is the home of Australia’s Biggest Sporting Debate, mixing expert commentary with reader-written articles. It’s your sports opinion.

Twitter followers: 23.6K

Website: https://www.theroar.com.au/

 

34. COASTER’S CORNER

Senior Sports | News | Trash | Talk

Twitter followers: 13.2K

Website: https://coasterscorner.com/

 

35. Black Shoe Diaries

The only Penn State sports blog on the internet.

Twitter followers: 19K

Website: https://www.blackshoediaries.com/

 

36. NileSports.com

Official account | Independent sports news Blog Managed by Egyptian Football lovers since 2006

Twitter followers: 18.3K

Website: http://nilesports.com/

 

37. Joe Favorito

35 yr. vet. sports & entertainment marketing & PR consultant, blogger, Dir. of Industry Relations, Columbia University Sports Management

Twitter followers: 18.2K

Website: http://joefavorito.com/

38. Addicted To Quack

@SBNation ‘s Oregon Ducks blog. Sports & other stuff. Ducks Fly Together!

Twitter followers: 18K

Website: https://www.addictedtoquack.com/

39. VU Hoops

Villanova Basketball, Football, and Sports News, Information, & Blog. A SB Nation site & Community for Wildcat Fans.

Twitter followers: 17.9K

Website: https://www.vuhoops.com/

 

40.  LeGeeksportif

Athlète | Tech, sports, voyages – Founder of de la team

Twitter followers: 15.9K

Website: https://lgsteamrun.fr/

 

41. Sports Agent Blog

Since 2005. Founder/Chief Editor = @DarrenHeitner .

Twitter followers: 15.1K

Website: http://sportsagentblog.com/

42. Coconut Sports

Sports & travel blogger. Flight attendant. Based in Munich. Loves traveling, aviation, the outdoors, watersports – and life in general.

 

Twitter followers: 8.3K

Website: https://coconut-sports.de/

 

43. Pete Grathoff

Writes about baseball and the Royals for The Kansas City Star

Twitter followers: 19K

Website: https://www.blackshoediaries.com/

 

44. Rum Bunter

The best Pittsburgh Pirates blog. Period. Part of the @FanSided sports network.

Twitter followers: 12.8K

Website: https://rumbunter.com/

 

45. #ItsAlwaysNoontime

New England Sports Blogs, Podcasts & Videos from Matt Noonan & Co. 

Twitter followers: 12.7K

Website: https://noontimesports.com/

 

46. High & Outside Sports

The #1 Sports Blog on the Internet Providing you with Clips and Stories that go “Beyond the Boxscore”

 

Twitter followers: 7.4K

Website: http://highandoutsidesports.com/

 

47. Shaye Mann

Former comedian turned trial lawyer, sports blogger, author of The Executive Graveyard, a well-reviewed suspense/thriller. Avid NY sports fan.

Twitter followers: 7.4K

Website: http://theexecutivegraveyard.com/

 

48. Clinton van der Berg

Word nerd, ex-sports writer, author, blogger, rabid reader + comms man for SuperSport. Passion for sport, coffee, running, podcasts, media. Married dad of 4.

Twitter followers: 11.3K

Website: https://www.mumbleinthejungle.co.za/

 

49.  Jordan Long

Sports-scoop.com is a sports blog written by Jordan Long. He enjoys watching and #analyzing sports.

Twitter followers: 5.5K

Website: https://www.sports-scoop.com/

 

50. Scotty B

Sports blogger and podcast dude on @blogtalkradio . Oh, and soon to be NFL writer for @SportsTalkLine Network #FollowBack

Twitter followers: 9.2K

Website: https://theklowntimes.net/

 

51. Tommy Lorenzo

As seen on ESPN, CBS Sports, & others. Creator of The Vegas Parlay – The Las Vegas Sports Book Blog. Fan of Sports, Vegas & the Underdog.

Twitter followers: 7K

Website: https://thevegasparlay.com/

 

52. David Weiner

Houston sports. Amateur capologist

Twitter followers: 7.5K

Website: https://www.clutchfans.net/

 

50. Bourbon Street Shots

Award-winning New Orleans sports blog. Top source for New Orleans Pelicans analysis, news, rumors & discussion.

Twitter followers: 9.2K

Website: http://www.bourbonstreetshots.com/

51. Bad at Sports

Bad at Sports is a weekly podcast and blog produced in Chicago that features artists talking about art and the community that makes, reviews and critiques it.
 

Twitter followers: 8.8K

Website: http://badatsports.com/

 

55. Anthony Wireman

Owner and blogger at NationofBlue.com. I Tweet about sports and occasionally shark fishing.

Twitter followers: 8K

Website: https://www.nationofblue.com/

 

56. Blog Red Machine

FanSided Sports Network’s blog covering the Cincinnati Reds!

Twitter followers: 7.1K

Website: https://blogredmachine.com/

 

57. Jay Clemons

Detroit kid. Michigan State alum. PAST: @SInow , @FOXSports , @Lions — Cynopsis Media’s 2015 Sports Blog of the Year, 2008 Fantasy Football Writer of the Year

Twitter followers: 7.4K

Website: https://batsbysports.com/

 

58. Jennifer Floyd Engel

Award-winning sports columnist. Free Agent. Wife. Mom. Lone blogger at Blogs Like A Girl, Baptiste yogi, born-again Texan, Mizzou grad, your basic nightmare.

Twitter followers: 7.1K

Website: https://blogslikeagirl.tumblr.com/

 

59. Mr. Brandon

Head Honcho at TwoScoreLead, a blog for sports, sportsbetting, and other nonsense. | Founder/lazy blogger/winning #Sportsbettor of http://SweepVegas.com.

Twitter followers: 6.8K

Website: http://sweepvegas.com/

 

60. ChiCitySports.Com

The premier Chicago Sports Blog & Fan Message Board on the internet.

Twitter followers: 6.3K

Website: http://chicitysports.com/

61. Motorsport.ie

Irish Motorsport News. Double winner- Best Sports Blog at the @blogawardsIE Double Finalist Sport Industry Award.

Twitter followers: 5K

Website: https://motorsport.ie/

 

62. Dirty Tackle

Football. Culture. Nonsense. Founded in 2008, a Yahoo Sports blog 2010-2014. Still kicking.

Twitter followers: 4.7K

Website: http://www.dirtytackle.net/

 

63. Chronicle Sports

Sports coverage from @DukeChronicle , Duke’s independent student newspaper.

Twitter followers: 6.2K

Website: https://www.dukechronicle.com/

 

64. JMU Sports Blog

Twitter profile for the guys behind JMU Sports Blog.

Twitter followers: 4.8K

Website: http://jmusportsblog.com/

 

65. Murph

8X Nominated Boston Sports Blog of the year.Columnist DiehardBoston Co-Host One Patriots Place.

Twitter followers: 4.1K

Website: https://diehardbostonsportsfans.com/

 

66. CogginToboggan

Founder of Philadelphia’s most trusted sports blog, The Coggin Toboggan.

Twitter followers: 4.1K

Website: https://thecoggintoboggan.com/

 

67. Paul WesterSavage

Former publisher of the Georgia Sports Blog. Now just a smarty pants with a Twitter Account like everyone else. opinions my own.

Twitter followers: 3.6K

Website: http://georgiasports.blogspot.com/

 

68. Larry Weisman

Twitter followers: 3.1K

Website: http://www.larryweisman.com/

 

69. The Kept Faith

San Diego•Sports•Blog•Podcast•

Twitter followers: 3.1K

Website: http://www.keptfaith.com/

 

70. Rays Index

Rays Index is an independent sports blog, that covers The Tampa Bay Rays Professional Baseball Club

Twitter followers: 2.5K

Website: http://www.raysindex.com/

 

71. LHD on Sports

Sports Blogger and commentator, will #followback all #sports accounts and fans

Twitter followers: 2.7K

Website: http://www.lhd-on-sports.com/

 

72. Paul

Sports Blogger | Movie Critic | FAU alum | Former @espnwestpalm producer, @fauowlaccess reporter

Twitter followers: 2.6K

Website: https://ontheblogwithpaul.wordpress.com/

 

73. ATL Sports Scoop

Atlanta sports blog with the latest scoop in ATL sports, insights, opinions and rants.

Twitter followers: 2.6K

Website: http://atlsportsscoop.com/

 

74. Ryan Bonds

Former columnist, current sports blogger | Football fan forever | #NFL #NCAAF

Twitter followers: 2.6K

Website: https://www.the216sports.com/

 

75. Big Brick Energy

SB Nation’s NC State sports blog. Hats hats hats.

Twitter followers: 2.5K

Website: https://www.backingthepack.com/

 

Methodology:

Tools used: Social Animal and Tweeple Search

Social Animal’s influencer search feature was used to perform an exact search for the keywords sports blogger, sports writer, sports, etc. in their Twitter Bio.

(Exact search: “sports blogger”)

The accumulated number of results was more than 5K. The top parameters considered to sort were Listed On and The number of followers.

Now, the number of results was 475. They were then listed based on their Twitter following, engagement, and authenticity of their profile.

To make the list more authentic, the “Following” accumulation factor was also added to the list.

This excellent parameter is the number of unique follows a profile gets on Twitter and is provided by Tweeple Search.

After the final list was sorted based on follower accumulation, the profiles of the top 75 best sports bloggers were listed.

Conclusion:

A big salute to all the sports bloggers who have put in so much effort on their passionate work and thanks to them for keeping the fans updated about their favourite sports.

Here are a few pointers observed in the process of creating this article.

  • Nearly more than 80% of top sports blogs are publications.
  • Most of the top sports blogs cover football, soccer, and baseball.
  • The sports blogs with most engagement are also Telivison brands(like ESPN, Sky Sports, etc)
  • Many top sports publications have gone mobile with their apps.

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Krishna works as an Inbound Marketer at Social Animal. Being a marketing enthusiast, he loves reading and sharing the best articles on Growth, SEO and Sales.

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