Sporting News Ends Print Edition After 126 Years

Sporting News executives told readers today that the magazine will go all digital on Jan. 1, ending a 126-year run in print.

They had already cut its longstanding weekly frequency back to every other week in September 2008 and again to monthly in November 2011 — when it foreshadowed today’s news by ceasing to accept new subscribers.

“Having spoken with many of our longtime subscribers, we recognize this is not a popular decision among our most loyal fans,” said Jeff Price, president and publisher, and Garry Howard, editor-in-chief, in a post on the Sporting News websitepointing readers to mostly

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