Athlon Sports Launches New Website

Oct 28, 2010, 12:35 ET from Athlon Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Athlon Sports, the leader in preseason sports publications, recently unveiled a new and dramatically streamlined website. Staying true to Athlon's roots, the new site offers expert previews, predictions and analysis for College Football and Basketball, the NFL, NBA, MLB, NASCAR and Golf.

"One of my first priorities when I came to Athlon Sports was to improve our digital offerings and the centerpiece of that effort is," said Nathan Karp, Athlon's Interactive Director.  "Athlon's digital presence grew in several directions and became fragmented over the years.  This launch positions to support and extend our digital and print offerings."

The website features:

  • In-depth predictions and analysis
  • Live scores, stats, news, and team information
  • Exclusive Q&As
  • A weekly video segment, "Next Week Now", which predicts the sports week ahead
  • Podcasts and Editor's blogs
  • Social networking integration with Facebook, Twitter, and others
  • Fantasy games for pro and college football
  • Games and contests

"Moving forward we will be enhancing and updating the website on a continual basis, but it should be clear today that Athlon Sports is committed to providing a premier digital experience for sports fans," said Karp.

About Athlon Sports

Founded in 1967, Athlon Sports Communications, Inc., is a Nashville-based media company with two major areas of expertise: Publishing and Sports Marketing. Athlon Sports publishes preseason, single-title sports annuals, covering professional and college athletics. These premium publications are sold at newsstands throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe. The company's newest venture, Athlon Sports, is a monthly publication that launched in October 2010 with a circulation of seven million, via daily and community newspapers, making it the largest sports magazine in the United States. Athlon has offices in Nashville, New York, Chicago, Cincinnati and Atlanta.


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