ESPN Research Notes Data
The holy grail of sports trivia
The ESPN Research Notes API allows you to tap into ESPN's vast knowledgebase of exclusive sports data tidbits compiled by our Stats and Information Group. Research Notes are available by sport, athlete, team, and even game.
This API is currently a version 1 (/v1/) release.
Availability Public Partner Premium Partner ESPN
This API is great for:
- Adding value to an "in-game" experience
- Enhancing athlete or team applications
- Sports trivia-type applications
The ESPN Research Notes API accepts a GET request.
Research notes are available for most major sports, including teams and athletes within those sports.
The format of an API request is as follows:
Sample Research Notes Requests
Action URI Description GET http://api.espn.com/v1/sports/news/notes Get the latest research notes from ESPN across all supported sports. GET http://api.espn.com/v1/sports/basketball/nba/news/notes Get the latest notes for the NBA. GET http://api.espn.com/v1/sports/baseball/mlb/athletes/3748/news/notes Get research notes for a particular MLB player. GET http://api.espn.com/v1/sports/basketball/nba/teams/13/news/notes Get research notes for a particular NBA team. GET http://api.espn.com/v1/sports/baseball/mlb/news/notes?limit=3 Get the latest 3 research notes about MLB. GET http://api.espn.com/v1/sports/basketball/nba/news/notes/13200038 Get a specific NBA research note.
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