Writing for Yahoo Sports

Last updated: April 26, 2013



This course will explain the core elements of writing for Yahoo Sports as well as provide you with examples of strong contributor content and tips for producing your own. Please note that the guidelines for each Yahoo property change over time, and we'll revise these courses as they occur. Be sure to check your Academy course list regularly for updates.

This course can be taken at your own pace. The course includes a step-by-step walkthrough of the Yahoo Sports style guidelines. The course will conclude with a quiz. Once you pass the quiz, you'll…

  • Be familiar with the Yahoo Sports audience.

  • Understand how to identify a winning topic.

  • Know what's expected of your writing in terms of style, voice, tone, and format.

At the end of the course is a quiz, which is scored -- when you pass, you'll be ready to start claiming assignments for Yahoo Sports. Let's begin!