Sports have been covered in newspapers since the mid-19th century, by the early 20th century most American newspapers included a special sports section. News coverage of sports tends to focus on coverage of specific games though sports-related issues can also be covered. Current and historic news sources are available. For additional news sources avaialble online and on microfilm see the News guide.
These databases have include news coverage from roughly the 1990s to the present and includes both local, national, and international sources.
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