NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 247Sports.com captured 7% of the entire U.S. internet audience with a record-breaking 18.129 million unique users in September, according to comScore. The site's previous record month saw 14.399 million visitors.
A top fan destination for sports news, live event coverage, and recruiting analysis in college and pro football and basketball, 247Sports.com reaches affluent males at a higher rate than any major sports site of a similar scale. This includes legacy brands like ESPN, NFL.com, FoxSports.com and SI.com.*. (http://247sports.com/)
Site rankings among males 25-54 / HHI $75K+:*
- 247Sports – 229 (Comp Index)
- NFL.com – 203
- SI.com -- 195
- ESPN – 185
- SB Nation -- 183
- Bleacher Report– 181
- Fox Sports -- 182
"It's further confirmation that our approach is what fans want. We are the only site of scale in the industry producing content for both casual and hardcore sports fans," says CEO Shannon Terry.
* Source: comScore September 2015
247Sports.com is the leading sports media website in the USA. Launched in 2010 by the founders of Rivals.com (acquired by Yahoo!), 247Sports offers casual and hardcore sports fans a multilayered content experience using data-driven technology such as the Bolts Team News feed, Crystal Ball prediction engine, Industry Composite Rankings and the Internet's best Player Database. Led by an editorial team of professional journalists embedded across the United States, fans enjoy around-the-clock, award-winning news, live event coverage and analysis from veteran sports writers. With 18.129 million unique users in September 2015 according to comScore, more than 13 million social followers, and 1.5 million+ daily newsletter subscribers, 247Sports reaches fans via team-specific online publications and websites, VIP insider subscription services, online news feeds, social platforms, daily newsletters and mobile apps as well as through its exclusive partnership with CBSSports.com. http://247sports.com/