Top 10 Exclusive Sports Magazine 2016

Sports Magazines are one of the best methods of spreading sports related news over the world to its sports lovers.  In 1886, the first sports oriented magazine was published in United States. There are vast numbers of sports magazines circulating worldwide of which some are globally based, and some are regionally based. It is always an attraction for any sports fans to have a good copy of a widely popular sports magazine to cherish their passion for sports, so here is the list of Top 10 Exclusive Sports Magazines 2016.

Top 10 Exclusive Sports Magazine 2016

 

10. SLAM:

Top 10 Exclusive Sports Magazine 2016

We start our  list of Top 10 Exclusive Sports Magazine 2016 with SLAM. The first issue of American basketball oriented magazine SLAM was published in 1994 as a blend of hardcore sports with hip hop cultures. The magazine has already published 179 issues featuring numerous star basketball players on the covers since it was founded. With detailed interviews, profiles of famous NBA and college players, team statistics, and tons of other info involving basketball news, Slam is the leading expert on all-things related to basketball.

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9. Golf Magazine:

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The next article to come to our list of Top 10 Exclusive Sports Magazines 2016 is Golf Magazine. The first issue of Global Golf oriented magazine Golf Magazine was published in 1959, and eventually became the first golf magazine in history to reach more than one million circulations. It is currently owned by Time Inc. and has more than 1.4 million subscribers worldwide. Golf Magazine serves as an overall valuable source for the people, products, and places that matter in the world of professional and local golf.

8. Baseball Digest:

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The first issue of American baseball magazine Baseball Digest was published in 1942 and now it publishes 6 issues per year by the Grandstand Publishing. The digest also annually chooses both a best player and a best pitcher while including profiles, trivia questions and prospect analysis in every issue. Besides various events of baseball such as Major League Baseball, it also has “fans speak out” letters section for their devoted fans.

7. Tennis:

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The 7th contender to come in our list of Top 10 Exclusive Sports Magazines 2016. The first issue of American sports magazine Tennis Magazine was published on 1954 and now publishes 8 issues per year which covers various events and aspects of the tennis world. Also referred to as the bible of modern tennis, Tennis Magazine fills you in on the trends, athletes, news, and gear that is prominent in the world of tennis.

6. Sporting News:

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The first magazine to cover all important sports in our list of Top 10 Exclusive Sports Magazines 2016 is Sporting News. The first issue of former American sports magazine Sporting News was published in 1886 and in 2012 its final printed issue was published. Currently it only releases a digital monthly version which is available on their official website besides circulating the printing copies of the Fantasy Football and Fantasy Baseball yearbooks of this magazine.  Various awards such as Sportsman of the Year, Athlete of the Year and Pro Athlete of the Year were given to many famous athletes by Sporting News .

5. Inside Sports:

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The next all round sports magazine to come in our list of Top 10 Exclusive Sports Magazine 2016 is Inside Sports. The first issue of Australian sports magazine Inside Sport was published in 1991 and it now mainly covers sporting content and sports photography by freelance journalists.  famous Australian models like Jennifer Hawkins, Imogen Bailey, Nicky Whelan as well as famous sportsperson like Mitchell Johnson,  Shane Warne, Tim Cahill also featured in their covers.

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4. Outside:

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The first outdoor US Sports magazine in our list of Top 10 Exclusive Sports Magazine 2016 is Outside. Outside was published in 1977. It has a huge monthly circulation of 686,623. It is famous for giving the first chances to various excellent travel and adventure writers. This has a mission to inspire participation in the world outside through award-winning coverage of the sports, people, places, adventures, discoveries, environmental issues, health and fitness.

3. Runner’s World:

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The bronze medalist in our list of Top 10 Exclusive Sports Magazine 2016 is Runner’s World. The first issue of global sports magazine Runner’s World was published in 1966 as Distance Running News and in 1969, it was renamed as Runner’s World.  Currently it has 14 international editions besides its original USA edition mainly covering health, fitness, running and Marathons. The magazine has a monthly circulation of 710,618 worldwide. Runner’s World was nominated for National Magazine Awards three times and recognized for having the “Creative Team of the Year.”

2. ESPN magazine:

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The silver medalist in our list of Top 10 Exclusive Sports Magazine 2016 is the ESPN Magazine. The first issue of American sports magazine ESPN The Magazine was published on March 11, 1998 and now it publish biweekly by the ESPN sports network . has more than 2.1 million bi-weekly circulations. The magazine mainly covers major events like NBA, MLB, NFL and NHL. Its famous issue The Body Issue, is known for displaying athletes as naked as possible in positions that show off the bodies they’ve gained from their respective sports.

1. Sports Illustrated:

Top 10 Exclusive Sports Magazine 2016
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Presenting the best magazine of our list Top 10 Exclusive Sports Magazine 2016 is Sports Illustrated. The first issue of American sports magazine Sports Illustrated was published on 1954 and eventually, it became the first sports magazine in history with more than one million circulations. It is currently owned by Time Inc. and has more than 3.5 million subscribers. Sports Illustrated is the only sports magazine to be read by 23 million people weekly. The Swimsuit issue which was its special attraction was first published in 1964, and now it has its own annual publishing event, calendar, video channels and television shows.

Top 10 Exclusive Sports Magazine 2016

1. Sports Illustrated
2. ESPN magazine
3. Runner’s World
4. Outside
5. Inside Sports
6. Sporting News
7. Tennis
8. Baseball Digest
9. Golf Magazine
10. SLAM