Top: A typical Yahoo! Sports homepage.
|Type of site||Sports|
|Launched||December 8, 1997|
Yahoo! Sports was launched on December 8, 1997. Uniform Resource Locator is an URI which also specifies where the identified resource is available and the protocol for retrieving it Sport is an Activity that is governed by a set of rules or Customs and often engaged in competitively Events 1609 - Biblioteca Ambrosiana opens its reading room the second public library of Europe. Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar Events 1609 - Biblioteca Ambrosiana opens its reading room the second public library of Europe. Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar  Previously certain elements of Yahoo! Sports were named Yahoo! Scoreboard before the launch of Yahoo! Sports. Yahoo! Sports is fed a majority its information from STATS, Inc. Yahoo! Sports has various writers along with team pages in almost every sport. STATS Inc (the company name is technically an acronym for "Sports Team Analysis and Tracking Systems" is a global sports statistics and information company On January 17, 2003 Yahoo! Sports launched their first major redesign of the website. Events 38 BC - Octavian marries Livia Drusilla. 1287 - King Alfonso III of Aragon invades Minorca Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. On May 30, 2006 they launched the Yahoo! Sports Beta website. Events 1416 - The Council of Constance, called by the Emperor Sigismund a supporter of Antipope John XXIII burns Jerome of Prague following Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. On February 1, 2007 the beta website was taken offline. Events 1327 - Teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. On January 30, 2007 they put the following on the homepage "What if your favorite sports site got even better? The all new Yahoo! Sports. Events 1648 - Eighty Years' War: The Treaty of Münster is signed ending the conflict between the Netherlands and Spain Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Coming soon. " On February 1, 2007 they launched the current homepage. Events 1327 - Teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.
Yahoo! Sports covers many sports, including NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, College Football, College Basketball, NASCAR, Golf, Tennis, World Soccer, Arena Football, Boxing, CFL, Cycling, IndyCar, Major League Soccer, Motor Sports, Olympics, NCAA Baseball, NCAA Hockey, NCAA Women's Basketball, WNBA, World Cup Skiing, Track & Field, Cricket (UK), Figure Skating, Rugby (UK), Swimming, Mixed Martial Arts, and Horse Racing. The National Football League ( NFL) is the largest professional American football league. The National Hockey League ( NHL) is a professional Ice hockey league composed of 30 teams in North America College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, Colleges and military academies College basketball most often refers to the American Basketball competitive governance structure established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing ( NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of Stock cars in the United States. Tennis is a sport played between two players ( singles) or between two teams of two players each ( doubles) This article is about the sport of Arena Football See Arena Football (video game for the EA Sports Video game of the same name Boxing (sometimes also known as English boxing or pugilism) is a Combat sport in which two participants generally of similar weight, The Canadian Football League (CFL ( Ligue canadienne de football (LCF in Cycling is the use of Bicycles or - less commonly - Unicycles Tricycles Quadricycles and other similar wheeled Human powered vehicles Major League Soccer ( MLS) is the top-flight professional Soccer league in the United States and Canada with 14 teams 13 in the U Sport is an Activity that is governed by a set of rules or Customs and often engaged in competitively The Olympic Games is an international Multi-sport event established for both summer and winter games College baseball is Baseball as played on the intercollegiate level at institutions of Higher education, predominantly in the United States. The National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA, often pronounced "N-C-Double-A" is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions conferences organizations Hockey is any of a family of Sports in which two teams compete by trying to maneuver a Ball, or a hard round rubber or heavy plastic disc called a puck The National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA, often pronounced "N-C-Double-A" is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions conferences organizations Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m Sporting competitions named World Cup include FIFA World Cup (men's football(soccer FIFA Women's World Cup (women's football(soccer Snow skiing is a group of sports utilizing Skis as primary equipment Cricket is a bat-and-ball team Sport that originated in England and is now played in more than 100 countries Figure skating is an athletic Sport in which individuals pairs or groups perform spins, jumps, footwork and other intricate and challenging Rugby football (usually just " rugby " may refer to a number of sports through history descended from a common form of Football developed at Rugby School Swimming is the movement by humans or animals through Water, usually without artificial assistance Mixed martial arts (MMA is a full contact Combat sport that allows a wide variety of fighting techniques from a mixture of Martial arts traditions and This article is about the sport For other uses see Horserace (drinking game or Horse race (politics.  Yahoo! Sports also previously covered the now defunct ABL and WUSA. The American Basketball League of 1996 was an independent professional basketball league for women in the United States.
Yahoo! Sports also has many writers. The writers are as follows: Dan Wetzel, Adrian Wojnarowski, Jason Cole, Charles Robinson, Jeff Passan, Josh Peter, Tim Brown, Kevin Iole, Bob Margolis, Jerry Bonkowski, John Murphy, Michael Silver, Matt Buser, Terry Bowden, Kenny Smith, Matt Romig, James C. Dan Wetzel is an Author, Screenwriter, and national sports columist for Yahoo Jeff Passan is an award-winning reporter currently the top baseball columnist for Yahoo! Sports. Jerry Bonkowski is an American writer who has for 20 years covered NASCAR and various sports Michael Silver is an American Sportswriter currently employed at Yahoo! Sports Terry Bowden is a College football analyst/commentator motivational speaker and former college football coach For the American football player see Kenny Smith (American football. Black, Brandon Funston, Greg Anthony, Cris Carter and Gerry Ahern. Gregory Carleton Anthony (born November 15, 1967 in Las Vegas Nevada) is an American former NBA Basketball player and current Christopher D Carter (born November 25, 1965) is a former American football player in the NFL. 
Yahoo! Fantasy Sports is a section of Yahoo! Sports which was launched on December 8, 1997. Events 1609 - Biblioteca Ambrosiana opens its reading room the second public library of Europe. Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar  Yahoo! Fantasy Sports was created with Yahoo's acquisition of Sportasy. com for an undisclosed amount in December 1998. 
It has grown to include numerous sports. Yahoo! offers both free and pay fantasy sports. A fantasy sport (also known as rotisserie roto or owner simulation is a Game where fantasy owners build a team that competes against other fantasy owners based on the  The types of games offered include traditional fantasy sports, pick 'em contests, and salary cap games.
Yahoo! Fantasy Sports has captured a substantial fraction of the fantasy sports market. In the week ending May 6, 2006, its fantasy baseball product accounted for 35% of visits to fantasy sports sites. Events 1527 - Spanish and German troops sack Rome; some consider this the end of the Renaissance. Fantasy baseball is a game whereby players manage imaginary Baseball teams based on the real-life performance of baseball players and compete against one another using those The main fantasy sports url represented another 25% of category visits that week. Uniform Resource Locator is an URI which also specifies where the identified resource is available and the protocol for retrieving it  The site had 3. 1 million users in July 2006 of the more than 15 million adults that play fantasy sports in the United States.