About Sportskeeda

Founded in 2009, Sportskeeda is a global sports and entertainment content platform that provides in-depth coverage of sports, gaming, entertainment, and more.

After becoming a trusted name in sports, Sportskeeda branched out into esports, given how esports had developed into a serious and competitive industry of its own. The next step in our evolution was covering gaming and esports at par with other traditional sports.

Once we got into esports and gaming, it didn’t take us long to realize that our audience sees sports - both traditional and new age esports - as a part of the larger pop culture universe. We saw it as a unified ecosystem where the lines between sports stars and movie stars, between streamers and digital influencers and between TV shows and games are blurred, to the point where it is difficult to say where one ends and another starts.

Sportskeeda has steadily expanded its scope over the years, while also broadening its audience demographic. Today, Sportskeeda offers a wide range of content across a variety of fields - from exclusive stories and current events coverage to expert analyses and behind-the-scenes reporting.

In addition to serving over 100 million fans every month on its platform, Sportskeeda is regularly referenced by reputed third-party sources, which indicates its influence and relevance in the global media landscape. Sportskeeda has also diversified into video content, and its social media presence has only grown with time - right now it is followed by over 25 million fans across the major social media platforms.

Sportskeeda has a rigorous editorial process, with multiple checks and balances at every stage. The team is committed to journalistic integrity and to providing accurate, unbiased, and engaging content to the audience. (Editorial Policy)

Sportskeeda is driven by a talented global team of over 650 journalists and editors. That includes experts such as Tony Pauline, Bill Apter, and Mark Medina, who add unique insights to the platform's content.

Sportskeeda is the flagship media property of Absolute Sports Private Limited (Link), which has been a subsidiary of the publicly listed Nazara Technologies (NSE: NAZARA) since 2019. Other properties of Absolute Sports include the US-Based Pro Football Network LLC, a media platform that focuses on the NFL, fantasy football, and college football.

Our Editorial process and standards

The objective of Sportskeeda’s editorial team is to produce content with integrity. We aim to be accurate, unbiased and honest in every single story we put out. Find out more about our editorial team.

Our Team of Experts

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Tony Pauline
Among the foremost experts in the NFL Draft with over 20 years of experience in the industry. Pauline has contributed to Sports Illustrated and USA Today, and also worked with He has covered the NFL Draft for the SNY TV network since 2006 and is an authority on the NFL Draft for
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Brian Drake
Brian Drake co-created his own podcast, “The Fantasy Football Hustle,” which was nominated for the FSWA podcast of the year in 2022. He hosted the PFF postgame show on SiriusXM for two years, and now hosts the “Two-Point Stance” for Fantasy Points. Brian competes annually in the King’s Classic experts draft at the Pro Football HOF.
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Mark Medina
Mark Medina has covered the NBA as a national writer with and USA Today. He has also served as the Golden State Warriors beat writer for Bay Area News Group, Los Angeles Lakers beat writer for the LA Daily News, and Lakers blogger with The Los Angeles Times. Medina appears regularly on Fox Sports Radio, CBSLA, Spectrum SportsNet and FS1.
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Bill Apter
Bill Apter is one of the world’s most recognizable pro wrestling journalists, with over 50 years of experience. Working with magazines like The Wrestler, Inside Wrestling and Pro Wrestling Illustrated, Apter has made an indelible mark on the business. He helped compile the PWI 500 list, a ranking of the who’s-who of professional wrestling. Apter is also a part of multiple halls of fame, including the NWA Hall of Fame.
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Paul Merson
Paul Merson is a former professional footballer who is best known for his stint with Arsenal. He won five major trophies in a career spanning over 12 years with the Gunners, and to this day remains a firm fan favorite at the club. After his retirement, Merson has continued to be involved in the beautiful game as a media personality.
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Vince Russo
Vincent James Russo is an American author, podcaster, professional wrestling booker, writer, and pundit best known for his work with WWF, WCW, and TNA. He is a former WCW World Heavyweight Champion.
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Doug Orth
Doug Orth is a seasoned Fantasy Football writer with 20+ years of experience in sports media. He now writes Fantasy Football at Sportskeeda for the 2023 NFL season.
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Dan Connolly
Dan Connolly is an MLB insider for He has covered Major League Baseball and the Baltimore Orioles since 2001, including working for The Baltimore Sun, BaltimoreBaseball,com and The Athletic. He is the author of "100 Things Orioles Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die".

Our Leadership Team

Porush Jain
Porush Jain
In 2009, at the age of 24, Porush Jain combined his two major passions – sports and entrepreneurship - to create Sportskeeda and disrupt the Sports Media Industry. The then blog and now major website attracts over 60 million monthly users from all over the globe. Along the way, Porush has learned, understood and delivered in various roles - from content management to coding, and from product strategy to marketing & sales. A restless bundle of energy, Porush is not satisfied with what he has achieved so far. He aims to make Sportskeeda the No. 1 sports media brand in the entire world. Hailing from Noida, Porush is a mechatronics engineering graduate and an MBA in Marketing from SIBM. He is married and currently based in Bengaluru.
Ajay Pratap Singh
Ajay Pratap Singh
'Troubleshooter' and 'go-getter' were a couple of the names that Ajay’s colleagues in organizations like Tally Solutions, SuperProfs, and Dainik Bhaskar gave him. With almost a decade of experience in the corporate world, Ajay has donned multiple hats to manage and grow verticals like Sales, Marketing, Operations, and HR. Now working with the highly energetic Sportskeeda team, Ajay is on a mission to make Sportskeeda the No. 1 sports website in the world. Hailing from the heart of the country, Bhopal, Ajay is a BTech graduate in IT and holds an MBA in Marketing from IBS, Hyderabad. He is married and has a 5-year-old son, and is also based in Bengaluru
Anirudh Kumar
Anirudh Kumar
Anirudh has over 17 years of experience in Venture Capital, Private Equity, consulting, and entrepreneurship. He is also a veteran in Corporate Strategy and has extensive experience leading fundraising, acquisitions, international expansion, marketing, and business development globally. His illustrated career includes positions like Managing Partner at Rainforest Venture Networks, leading investments across multiple sectors for Matrix Partners ($1B+ AUM), Snapdeal, Radix, and McKinsey & Company. He will be an integral part in the next phase of growth for Absolute Sports.
Sankalp Sharma
Sankalp Sharma
Sankalp has spent over a decade managing technology to align and scale it for both large & small businesses. His experience is spread across telecommunication, infrastructure & IT, banking, food tech and online media. Sankalp's biggest passion is peeling off layer after layer of the problems that businesses face, ultimately cracking them open with common sense and technology (in that order). Brought up in the beautiful hills of Nainital, Sankalp did his undergrad in Computer Engineering from Pantnagar University. He threw himself into freelance technology consulting right out of the college dorm. Sankalp worked with companies of several shapes and sizes, often as a consultant, before arriving and finding a niche at Sportskeeda. He is currently based in Bengaluru, with a wife and a daughter.

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