Watching, playing, and loving sports in Cincinnati has never been more exciting than right now. Learn about the dozens of ways to join the fun.

By Killian Baarlaer, Chad Dotson, Lauren Fisher, John Fox, Grant Freking, Caroline Kammerer, Kane Mitten, Sam Rosenstiel, John Stowell, Amanda Boyd Walters, and Robert Weintraub

Edited by John Fox, Kane Mitten, and Sam Rosenstiel

Photograph by Jeremy Kramer

The Next Cincinnati Sports Stars

Here's a look at the next up-and-coming sports stars for Cincinnati teams.

Cincinnati Looks to Become a Real Roll Model

Want to take up roller sports? Parks and advocacy groups welcome newcomers.

Highly Selective Answers to Five Sporty Questions

Do you say "sportsball" when people talk about their teams? Get educated with answers to common Cincinnati sports questions.

Rose Lavelle Takes on the World Again

Cincinnati’s soccer superstar returns to the World Cup looking forward to repping the USA with her teammates.

“Alt” Sports: Something for Everyone

Try one of these “alternative” sports if you’re looking to get beyond the ordinary.

A Field of Dreams for All

Mason’s new adaptive baseball diamonds will make room for players of every ability.

What’s the Score?

Here’s what made Crosley Field’s scoreboard iconic and how its legacy lives on in Blue Ash.

New Bearcats Football Coach Scott Satterfield Turns “They” Into “We”

A whirlwind move from Louisville to UC started while the schools played each other in a bowl game and culminates with UC’s debut in the Big 12.

Pickleball Is Everywhere All at Once

Pickleball courts are popping up everywhere in the Queen City. Here's everything you need to know about how and where to play.

Here’s How to Follow Your Teams

Can’t make it to the games in person? Here’s how to catch the action on your devices.

Krysten Lapid Will Jam You Up

The Cincinnati Rollergirls blocker has forged strong bonds and found community with her roller derby teammates.

Joe Burrow And Joe Montana Star In New Guinness Ad… Sort Of

The Bengals legend links with the all-time great in a clever ad for Guinness’ new non-alcoholic beer.

Cissé Diop Wreaks Havoc on the Virtual Pitch

The eMLS All-Star plays for FC Cincinnati, but you won’t see him on the field at TQL Stadium.

Messi Mania Is Coming

The world’s best soccer player is on track to play at TQL Stadium next week. Can we handle the hype?

Sports Are For Everyone at HOTMess Cincinnati

The popular LGBTQ+ intramural sports league is creating fun and competitive spaces for all.

10 Great Cincinnati Sports Calls

Relive the greatest moments in Cincinnati sports history with the calls that made them memorable.

Editor’s Letter, August 2023: Sports Bring Us Together

This month, we examine local sports and what they mean to us.

Read a digital copy of our August issue!