Mon. Sep 24th, 2018

The Athletic Expands LA Coverage, Launching Buffalo Hub

The Athletic continues to grow. The company already had a staff in LA covering both the Dodgers and Angels. Today it announced that team will grow to cover the Lakers, Clippers, Kings, and Ducks, as well as USC Football.

Back on the East Coast, The Athletic will expand into the Buffalo market. They have staffs ready to cover both the Bills and the Sabres.

The site also announced an addition to its coverage of the Dallas Cowboys. Calvin Watkins, who covered the Houston Rockets for ESPN and the New York Jets for Newsday is not the Athletic’s Cowboys reporter.

The Athletic’s goal is to cover every city with a big 4 sports team. With this announcement, the company has reporters 29 offices in North America covering 28 NHL teams, 26 MLB teams, 17 NFL teams, 15 NBA teams, 15 college basketball teams, 13 college football teams, and 13 MLS teams.

The company has alluded on Twitter to a full Boston site being in development, as well as a presence in Salt Lake City and Wisconsin.

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