Instant Replay


Instant Replay was a bi-monthly sports magazine published in the United States from 1988 to 1993. The magazine covered a variety of sports and was known for its in-depth coverage of teams and players both past and present.Image:instant-replay-sample-cover


Instant Replay was founded in 1988 by a group of sports journalists seeking to create a magazine that focused on the history and nostalgia of sports. The magazine featured articles on legendary teams and players, as well as regular features on current sports news and events.

Throughout its publication history, Instant Replay struggled with competition from other sports magazines and declining readership. Despite these challenges, the magazine continued to provide quality coverage of sports and maintain a loyal readership.

In 1993, Instant Replay ceased publication due to ongoing financial difficulties.


As a sports magazine, Instant Replay covered a variety of sports, including football, baseball, basketball, hockey, and boxing. The magazine's focus on nostalgic and historical content set it apart from other sports magazines and attracted readers interested in learning about the legends and lore of sports.

The magazine also featured regular columns and sections covering current sports news and events, including game coverage, player profiles, and analysis of team strategies.

Audience and Reception

Instant Replay had a dedicated readership among sports fans interested in learning about the rich history of sports and its legendary players and teams. While the magazine received criticism for its nostalgic content and focus on the past, it was also praised for its in-depth coverage of sports history and its ability to evoke a sense of nostalgia and sentimentality among readers.


Despite its relatively short publication history, Instant Replay remains a notable sports magazine that shaped the sports media landscape during the late 20th century. Its focus on sports history and nostalgia continues to influence sports journalism and media today.{{Categories}}

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