Monthly updates about Lerner Sports
Lerner Sports Play by Play
Welcome to Play by Play, your monthly guide highlighting content updates, tips & tricks, and other news about the Lerner™ Sports database.

Discover the NEW Olympics Category on Lerner Sports!

We've added an entire new category to the Lerner Sports database! The Olympics category features biographies of celebrated athletes including Aly Raisman, Shaun White, Usain Bolt, and more. If you have a Lerner Sports subscription or free trial account, you can start browsing the category now! 


New category

What Else is New On Lerner Sports?

In addition to the new category, we've also added 32 new athlete profiles across other sports categories, updated existing bios with up-to-date information, and more! Visit to browse the full list of athletes featured on Lerner Sports, updated to include newly added profiles!



Get a Free Printable Poster for Your Library

Let your students and readers know how they can access the Lerner Sports database with our printable poster! Download the editable PDF, open the file in Acrobat or another PDF viewer, and replace the text with your authenticated URL and instructions for accessing the Lerner Sports database in your library. Then, hang it up for readers to reference!


Tips and Tricks: Improved Search

Users can now search by more than just an athlete's name in the Lerner Sports database! Entering a sport, team name, or other terms that exist in an article's text will yield results for readers. 

Book Tie-Ins

The National Hockey League's 2020 All-Star Game takes place on January 25!  Check out print books below perfect for supplementfing hockey fans' online research on the Lerner Sports database.
Hockey Super Stats

Hockey Super Stats

From hat tricks and shutouts to penalty minutes and Stanley Cup Championships, explore some of the most amazing and interesting stats in hockey history. Graphs, charts, and fun facts on every page highlight the most incredible stats for both teams and individuals.
behind the scenes hockey

Behind the Scenes Hockey

Before they hit the ice for a game, hockey players do a lot to prepare. Give readers an exciting insider’s look at the lives of professional athletes in the world of hockey, from training to special events outside of the rink.