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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is EssentiallySports?

We are a digital-first sports media house. We publish round-the-clock coverage of the latest news, articles, features, and updates across multiple sports. Our website primarily focuses on covering American sports and we strive to inculcate “The Fan’s Perspective” to provide a unique reading experience to our viewership. With our interactive website, social media presence, and apps, we continue to be one of the fastest-growing sports media houses, with a readership of over 30 million people.

2. Who owns EssentiallySports?

Full Spectrum Services LLP (FSSL) is the owner of EssentiallySports. Despite the competition for investors, FSSL has successfully grown EssentiallySports through bootstrapping. According to Similarweb, the website is now ranked among the top 4,000 websites in the world and among the top 40 sports websites in the USA. FSSL’s focus is on providing ultimate customer satisfaction through smart solutions and they also seek to collaborate with young minds to build one of the world’s largest technologically advanced establishments.

3. Who are the co-founders of EssentiallySports?

Harit Pathak, Jaskirat Arora, and Suryansh Tibarewal are the co-founders of EssentiallySports. An unrelenting passion for sports led Harit to lay the foundation of EssentiallySports and he now manages the business and operation side of the organization. Jaskirat is the brains behind all things content at EssentiallySports, and his endeavors are supported by his extensive experience in the sports content spectrum and his vast cross-sports knowledge. Tracing ever-evolving technology, Suryansh spearheads the execution and research of EssentiallySports’ digital aspect.

4. When was EssentiallySports founded? 

EssentiallySports was founded in 2014 by Harit Pathak, Jaskirat Arora, and Suryansh Tibarewal, who were college friends at the time. Initially, it was created as a platform for college sports enthusiasts, where people could voice their opinions on various sporting events around the world. In 2017, the co-founders shifted the focus of the company from a voluntary contribution-based website to a professional organization, and have since grown the company to more than 200 professionals working within the organization.

5. Is EssentiallySports still bootstrapped?

Yes, EssentiallySports has remained bootstrapped since it was founded in 2014. This approach has allowed the company to achieve significant growth, from 1 million visitors in 2018 to over 1.18 billion page views in 2022, without raising any capital. Through its effective strategies and sustainable business model, EssentiallySports has established a strong presence within the industry in recent years.

6. Is EssentiallySports the only brand owned by Full Spectrum Services Ltd?

Full Spectrum Services LLP is a digital-product company that specializes in web development, application development, social media, and media house services. In addition to EssentiallySports, Full Spectrum Services LLP also owns Netflix Junkie, a digital portal that provides news and reviews of popular shows on Netflix. It also offers ratings of movies and shows to help its readers make informed viewing choices. Netflix Junkie is an unofficial fansite for the streaming service.

7. Is EssentiallySports credible?

We are a reliable news source and are committed to providing accurate and well-researched information to its readers. We follow high standards of journalism, ensuring that all the news we publish is thoroughly fact-checked and sourced from credible sources.Our editorial team has strict guidelines in place to ensure that the content is accurate, unbiased, and up-to-date. This helps build trust and credibility with its readers. Additionally, the in-house editors and writers are responsible for ensuring that the information they provide within each article is factually accurate, equitable, and relevant. The website’s commitment to journalistic integrity and editorial standards ensures that its readers can rely on the information they receive. 

8. Is EssentiallySports a safe website?

We are operated by Full Spectrum Services LLP and our website is safe to use that places a high priority on the safety and privacy of out visitors. Our website’s privacy policy clearly outlines the types of information that is collected and how it is used. This policy applies only to our website’s online activities and is valid for visitors to the EssentiallySports website with regard to the information shared or collected. It does not apply to any information collected offline or via networks other than the website.

The privacy policy statement also includes necessary disclosures as appropriate to the relevant jurisdiction, which is clearly explained in the document. We are committed to protecting the personal information of our visitors and ensuring that their online experience is safe and secure.

9. What universal journalism guidelines does EssentiallySports strive to follow?

We strive to follow universal journalism guidelines that promote credibility and transparency in our reporting. These include:

By following these guidelines, we aim to provide our readers with credible and trustworthy news reporting.

10. What are the ethics policies at EssentiallySports?

We are committed to upholding journalistic ethics and remaining true to its vision.  We strive to adhere to the following principles in the organization:

11. Which Sports EssentiallySports cover?

We cover a wide range of major global and American sports including UFC, NBA, NFL, NASCAR, eSports, Tennis, Formula 1, Boxing, WWEGolf, Olympics, Swimming, and MLB. We focus on well-researched and thought-provoking articles encapsulating individuals, teams, and events. Our in-house team of writers, editors, and content curators is crucial for their endeavor to provide round-the-clock extensive sports coverage. Whether you’re interested in the latest happenings around the sports, or behind-the-scenes and unheard stories, our team is dedicated to bringing you the most up-to-date and engaging content on your favorite sporting stars and events.

12. Why Fan’s perspective?

Our goal is to connect sports fans from all over the world with the content that they want to read about their favorite sports stars and events. We understand that fans have a unique perspective on the sports world, and we strive to provide them with content that is tailored to their interests and passions.

Our team is made up of passionate sports enthusiasts who have a deep understanding of the sports world, and a keen interest in analyzing and writing about it. By providing content that is written from the perspective of a true fan, we aim to create a community of sports enthusiasts who can come together to share their love of the game.

We deliver content through various platforms such as, Facebook, and Twitter making it easy for fans to access and stay updated with the latest news, behind-the-scenes, and other unheard stories. Our team works around the clock to ensure that fans have access to the most up-to-date and engaging content, no matter where they are or what time it is.

The tagline “The Fan’s Perspective” represents our dedication to providing content that is written from the perspective of a true fan and our commitment to connecting sports enthusiasts from all over the world. Our goal is to give fans a platform to express their opinions, share their thoughts, and connect with others who share their passion for sports.

13. Does EssentiallySports use guidelines to protect honest and independent reporting?

As a sports news and entertainment website, we are committed to providing readers with accurate, fair, and unbiased reporting. To ensure that the reporting is honest and independent, we have established a set of guidelines that all of our writers and editors are expected to follow.

Our code of ethics includes guidelines for accuracy, fairness, and impartiality, as well as instructions for handling conflicts of interest and correcting any errors that may occur. All information is thoroughly fact-checked before being published, and we are committed to correcting any errors that are brought to the attention of the team.

We take steps to avoid conflicts of interest by ensuring that our writers and editors do not cover teams or individuals with which they have a personal or financial connection. We foster a culture of transparency by encouraging the writers and editors to disclose any potential conflicts of interest, and by being transparent about the reporting and editing process.

We have a process in place for handling complaints and corrections, and it seeks out and reports diverse perspectives to ensure that the stories are well-rounded and free from bias. We also have a clear policy for sponsored content, are transparent about any sponsorship, and clearly distinguish it from editorial content.

We also have regular training and development programs for the writers and editors, to help them understand and adhere to the guidelines established.

We believe that maintaining standards of honest and independent reporting is an ongoing process that requires constant monitoring and review, and we are committed to upholding these standards to provide readers with the best possible experience.

14. Are the writer(s) credentials easy available at

As a sports news and entertainment website, we are committed to providing readers with in-depth, accurate, and reliable coverage of the sports world. One of the ways we do this is by ensuring that the writer’s credentials are easily available to the readers on the website.

On, the author bios for all of the writers, include information about their qualifications, experience, and areas of expertise. These bios allow the readers to see the credentials of the writers who are reporting on the stories they are reading.

We believe that by making our writer’s credentials easily available, we are providing the readers with the transparency and accountability they need to trust the information the content provides. We understand that trust is built over time, but it starts with being open and honest about who is behind the reporting.

Our journalists’ credentials are easily verifiable, we provide links to their LinkedIn or other professional profiles, where their qualifications and experience can be easily accessed. We also encourage our writers to maintain active social media profiles where they can interact with readers and answer questions about their reporting.

We believe that by providing readers with easy access to writer credentials, trust, and credibility will improve, which is essential to providing the best possible experience for the readers.

15. Is EssentiallySports a recognized authority on the topics they cover?

As a sports news and entertainment website,  we are recognized as a leading authority in the sports world. We are committed to providing readers with in-depth and accurate coverage of the latest news, trends, stories, and events in the world of sports and everything around the top sports personalities. This is reflected in our impressive performance, as we received 1.18 Billion page views in 2022, which is a testament to the trust and recognition readers have in our brand as a source of credible and reliable sports news and entertainment.

Our team of experienced and knowledgeable writers and editors is dedicated to providing readers with the most up-to-date information. We cover a wide range of sports, teams, and players, and we strive to provide readers with comprehensive coverage of the sports world and the sports stars.

We have a large and engaged community of readers who trust the website to provide them with the latest and most accurate information about their favorite sports, teams, and players. We are constantly working to improve the website and the user experience, by listening to the readers’ feedback and incorporating their suggestions.

16. Are the articles provided by EssentiallySports substantial and contain helpful specifics?

We pride ourselves on providing in-depth and well-researched articles on sports news and entertainment. We understand that sports fans are passionate about their favorite teams and players, and we strive to give them the most comprehensive coverage possible. Our team of experienced writers and editors work tirelessly to bring you the latest news around the trends, stories, and everything happing on and off-court with a unique perspective. We also take exclusive interviews with prominent sports stars and coaches across multiple sports to provide a unique insight into them to the readers. Additionally, we strive to provide a mix of breaking news and features to keep the fans informed and entertained. We believe that our commitment to providing substantial content with ‘The Fan’s Perspective’ sets us apart from other sports news and entertainment websites.

17. Does EssentiallySports have redundant articles on the same or similar topics with slightly different keyword variations?

No, we have strict guidelines in place to ensure that the articles are not duplicative, overlapping, or redundant. Our team of content heads, writers, and editors work hard to research and write articles that are informative and engaging while avoiding covering the same topics with slightly different keyword variations.

Our website is dedicated to providing unique and originally written content to the readers. We understand that there is a lot of information available on the internet and we strive to stand out by offering unique and engaging perspectives on sports news and entertainment.

We have a process in place for checking for duplicates and overlapping content before publishing any article. The editorial team uses plagiarism-checking tools to ensure that the content is original and not copied from other sources.

We value the trust of readers and is committed to providing them with the most accurate, up-to-date, and unique information on sports news and entertainment.

18. How EssentiallySports controls the quality of the articles it publishes?

As a sports news and entertainment website, we take the quality of our articles very seriously and understand that sports fans rely on our website for accurate and informative content. We are committed to providing fans with the best.

To ensure the quality of articles, We have a thorough process in place for quality control. This includes:

We also encourage readers to provide feedback on our articles. We value the readers’ inputs and use them to continuously improve the quality of the content.

We want to assure the readers that we take the responsibility of providing high-quality and accurate sports news and entertainment coverage very seriously, the team constantly strives to improve and bring the best to our audience.

19. What is the company culture at EssentiallySports?

We strive to create a positive and inclusive company culture that values and prioritizes its people. Our company has been certified as a “Great Place to Work” organization and understands that its people are its greatest asset. The onboarding process is comprehensive, helping new people understand the objectives, and style of work, and ease them into the workflow. Our culture is flexible, with complete creative freedom granted to every section of the workforce, and an open forum where everyone is treated equally and fairly. We take pride in providing a platform where its people are free to voice their opinions on major sporting events around the world while adhering to high journalistic standards.

We believe that the journey taken to achieve its goals is just as important as the outcome, and we encourage our team to be early innovators and inculcate creativity. Our organization comprises sports enthusiasts, and each member of the team plays a role in the creative advancement of the company. We foster a fun and spirited work environment, with lively banter on event days and while the reporting style is neutral, the authors are passionate about their favorite athletes during these debates.

We do not believe in hierarchy and everyone in the organization has a voice during team meetings. The diverse mix of people from different cultures is our greatest strength and a source of immense pride. Our company offers growth and learning opportunities to its people and we promote teamwork, collaboration, ownership, and integrity above all else. Our cultural values and principles define who we are as an organization, and have developed a comprehensive cultural playbook for our employees to adhere to.

20. How many people read EssentiallySports?

We have built a strong and dedicated readership base, with an average monthly audience of 50 million users from around the world. The readers are majorly from the USA, UK, Canada, and Australia with more than 50 percent of its readers are from the USA . Our readership is diverse, with a wide age range from 12 to 65+ years old. We are a one-stop platform for sports enthusiasts, providing coverage of their favorite sports personalities on and off the field. Our mission is to bridge the gap between fans’ opinions and expert analysis, by providing comprehensive and holistic coverage of the sports world.

21. Does EssentiallySports have a podcast channel? 

Yes, we have recently launched a podcast channel, which is available on multiple platforms including Google podcasts, Apple podcasts, and Spotify. These podcasts are designed to provide an in-depth look into the lives and careers of some of the biggest names in the sports industry. The two podcasts that we currently offer are named “Quarantennis – Bridging the Broken Strings” and “ONE Championship Unfiltered with EssentiallySports”. These podcasts aim to bring fans closer to their favorite athletes in Tennis and ONE Championship respectively, through exclusive interviews with some of the biggest personalities in the sports industry.

22. How can I write for EssentiallySports?

We are always looking for passionate and dedicated sports enthusiasts to join the team as content writers. If you have a love for American/global sports and a talent for putting your thoughts and opinions into words, we want to hear from you.

To apply for a content writer position at EssentiallySports, you can either email your resume to or apply on LinkedIn. Along with your resume, a writing sample that showcases your writing style and knowledge of sports would be appreciated. If you do not have a writing sample, you can write a short article on a current sports topic of your choice.

As a content writer at EssentiallySports, you will have the opportunity to share your unique perspectives on a wide range of sports and sporting events, and to connect with a large and dedicated readership. Our team of writers, editors, and content curators work together to provide extensive and in-depth coverage of the sports world and to deliver engaging and thought-provoking content to the readers.

We are looking for candidates who are dedicated, proactive, and able to work in a fast-paced environment. As a content writer at EssentiallySports, you will be expected to be up-to-date with the latest sports news and developments, and to be able to produce high-quality content on tight deadlines. If you are a team player, with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn and grow, we would love to hear from you.

23. What type of job opportunities exist at EssentiallySports?

We are always looking for passionate and dedicated sports enthusiasts to join our team. We offer a wide range of job opportunities across various content divisions such as NFL, NBA, MLB, and more, as well as in departments such as marketing, tech, product, and operations, to name a few.

Some examples of job opportunities that may be available at EssentiallySports include:

You can apply directly via email to along with your resume and cover letter, or you can keep an eye on appropriate job listings on LinkedIn and apply to jobs through the platform.

24. Are there any requirements or eligibility criteria needed to work at EssentiallySports?

We believe that a passion for sports and professionalism are the most important criteria for joining its team. We prioritize candidates who can embody the spirit of “The Fan’s Perspective” and can bring their unique perspectives and insights to its content.

While we don’t have any hardline requirements for candidates, it does look for certain qualifications and skills in the candidates. These may include:

  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of American/global sports
  • Experience in the media industry or relevant field
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work well under tight deadlines
  • Experience with social media and digital marketing

We welcome candidates from a variety of educational backgrounds and actively encourage them to apply for the opportunities available. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone has the opportunity to grow and succeed.

However, it is good to note that, some positions may require specific qualifications or experience, but this will be clearly outlined in the job listing. If you are unsure if you meet the qualifications for a particular position, feel free to reach out at

25. How can I get in contact with the authors writing for EssentiallySports to provide suggestions/feedback?

We value the feedback of the readers and strive to improve our content to better serve their interests. Our authors are passionate about the sports they write about and are always open to suggestions and feedback to become better writers.

To get in touch with an author, you can find their LinkedIn and Twitter profiles linked to their respective author profiles on the website.

If you are unable to reach an author through these methods, you can also contact, and the team will be happy to forward your feedback to the concerned writer. We strive to respond to all feedback in a timely manner and appreciate any suggestions or comments that can help in improving the content.