5 Emerging Sports Channels on YouTube

/ Mar 29, 2015

emerging sports channel on YouTube

Though sports content is a crucial staple of “traditional” TV, there are plenty of moments that sportscasters don’t get the time to dwell on on air. That’s where YouTube comes in, as a place for those moments to get their due watch-time. Highlights, commentary, and debates all have their place on the video platform, especially when it comes to more niche topics in sports entertainment like boxing and even gossip.

YouTube is also a great place for rising athletes to show off their talent. Of these emerging talents, one chronicles the plays of an extremely talented, young football player. Of course, products make their fair share of appearances as well, from sneakers to equipment.

Check out the below for some of the top emerging sports channels on YouTube, found and ranked by Openslate‘s Emerging Talent Tracker tool.

5. Sam Gordon

  • SlateScore: 452
  • Total Subs: 20,526
  • Monthly Views: 202,454

This kid football player has gotten to train with the San Francisco 49ers and the US Women’s National Team. She showcases her football (and soccer, and basketball) feats on her YouTube channel, which she sums up pretty adequately in this video:

4. Dontae’s Boxing Nation

  • SlateScore: 464
  • Total Subs: 14,572
  • Monthly Views: 2,367,120

This YouTube channel focuses solely on boxing talk. Sexy women clad in bikinis actually introduce each video.

3. Footballskills98

  • SlateScore: 508
  • Total Subs: 121,671
  • Monthly Views: 647,130

Featuring some serious footwork skills, this soccer YouTube channel shows off sneakers and fails in videos like these:

2. The Fumble

  • SlateScore: 550
  • Total Subs: 57,299
  • Monthly Views: 6,711,060

Centering on “news and rumors in the sports world,” The Fumble features debates in this arena in addition to commentary…on new houses, girlfriends, and occasionally dunking ability.


  • SlateScore: 577
  • Total Subs: 78,736
  • Monthly Views: 6,711,060

Go to this YouTube channel for news and clips on the England national football team, FA competitions, and Wembley.


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