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The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked 

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Updated October 13, 2018 340 votes 120 voters 6.8k views 25 items

If you're a sports junkie who's always eager for the next football, hockey, or baseball season, a monthly subscription to a good sports magazine can help you stay up-to-date with news about big games, big drafts, and more! With all the popular publications out there covering the wide world of athletic achievement, which one is worth a read? Here, you'll find a list of sports magazines ranked by fellow sports aficionados to help you select the right magazine for you! 
 

In terms of magazines that cover general news about sports, there are a few staples every sports fan should try. Sports Illustrated has been providing sports fans with the latest information since 1964 and ESPN Magazine covers a wide range of sporting events. However, maybe you're a fan of one particular or obscure sport. From baseball to football to rugby to golfing, there are plenty of niche magazines that zero in on a specific sport. Whatever you're looking for, this list can help you find it!  
 

Vote up the best sports magazines below and feel free to add anything you feel is missing! 

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Sports Illustrated is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Sporting News is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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ESPN The Magazine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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USA Today Sports Weekly ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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The Hockey News is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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SLAM Magazine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Rugby World is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Golf Digest is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Baseball America is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Runner's World is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Bicycling is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Thrasher magazine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Today's Golfer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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World Soccer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Snowboarder Magazine is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Triathlete is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Swimming World is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Boxing News is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Tennis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Surfing Magazine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Outdoor Life is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Iron Man is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Racer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Flex is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked
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Golf Magazine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Sports Magazines, Ranked