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RSS allows you to read through the Covers' news stories you're interested in, at your own convenience. We've got RSS feeds for top stories, individual sports, gaming industry headlines, and articles by Covers Experts handicappers.

What is RSS?

RSS is a way of formatting content so that it can be easily syndicated. Headlines, article descriptions, and links are provided in an xml file that is automatically updated whenever the headlines change. This allows you to receive notification of new content in your own environment -- on your desktop or elsewhere.

Covers' RSS service is available, free, for personal, non-commercial use.

How do I use an RSS feed?

In order to view our RSS feeds on your computer, you will first need to acquire a News Reader or News Aggregator. These programs pull all your selected RSS feeds into one place -- for instance, onto your computer desktop, or into your "My Yahoo" page.

To subscribe to an RSS feed, all you have to do is: (1) click the orange button for the feed you want, (2) copy the URL from the address bar, and (3) paste it into your RSS application. If you use My Yahoo! or My AOL, it's even easier: Just click the appropriate button to instantly add that feed. RSS Feeds

Top Stories Add to My Yahoo! Add to My AOL
NFL Add to My Yahoo! Add to My AOL
NBA Add to My Yahoo! Add to My AOL
NHL Add to My Yahoo! Add to My AOL
NCAAF Add to My Yahoo! Add to My AOL
Soccer Add to My Yahoo! Add to My AOL
NCAAB Add to My Yahoo! Add to My AOL
MLB Add to My Yahoo! Add to My AOL

Where can I get an RSS news reader?

There are many news readers available on the web. Some can be downloaded for free (or for a free trial), while others charge for more features or customizable options. When choosing your software, keep in mind that certain readers will work better on different operating systems. A web-based reader is a great option for beginners: There is nothing to download, and you can access your headlines from any computer.

Please note that these links lead to third-party sites. We do not endorse or provide technical support for any of these products.

Where can I get more information?

Here are some articles you might find helpful:
CNET: Learn about RSS
Using RSS: An Explanation and Guide
RSS How-To's from Harvard Law
Getting Started with Aggregators

And, of course, you can always contact us! For round-the-clock assistance, questions, or comments, please contact:
Covers Data Desk
1-800-840-9677 (toll-free)

E-mail Data Desk

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