RSS: Frequently Asked Questions
RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds offer another way to get SportsEngine.com content. Subscribe to our feeds to get the latest headlines, summaries, and links back to full articles - formatted for your favorite feed reader and updated throughout the day.
- What is RSS?
- Why should I use RSS?
- What types of RSS feeds does SportsEngine.com produce?
- What is an RSS reader, and where can I download one for my computer?
- How do I add a SportsEngine.com RSS feed to my reader?
- I publish a non-commercial blog and/or Web site - can I use SportsEngine.com's RSS feeds?
- I am associated with a commercial Web site or blog - can I use SportsEngine.com's RSS feeds?
What is RSS?
RSS, short for "Really Simple Syndication," is a way of having SportsEngine.com headlines, story summaries, and links to full-length articles delivered to your desktop, or added to your blog or Web site. SportsEngine gathers the content you select from our list of RSS feeds and displays it for you in one convenient location.
Why should I use RSS?
Because it's a simple way to receive timely news from SportsEngine. It's also customizable - that way, you're receiving headlines from subjects that interest you.
What types of RSS feeds does SportsEngine.com produce?
SportsEngine produces feed by sport. Additionally, you can also request only editorial or video content. Custom feeds can also be created.
What is an RSS reader, and where can I download one for my computer?
A news reader (or aggregator) is the application used to view headlines via RSS. To download a newsreader, select any number of readers or aggregators for free download. You can see a variety of options here.
How do I add a SportsEngine.com RSS feed to my reader?
To subscribe, use any of the quick links provided. You can subscribe to any of the sports listed below or topics. If the sport you'd like to subscribe to isn't listed, you can still manually construct the feed URL by just replacing the sport name with the sport you'd like a feed from. NOTE: Special characters must be HTML safe.
I publish a non-commercial blog and/or Web site - can I use SportsEngine.com's RSS feeds?
Yes, SportsEngine.com's RSS feeds are available for non-commercial purposes and can be used without the written consent of SportsEngine Inc.
I am associated with a commercial Web site or blog - can I use SportsEngine.com's RSS feeds?
Yes, though we require proper format and attribution whenever the headlines are posted on your Web site, and we reserve the right to require that you cease distributing startribune.com content.