The easiest way to install sportsreference is by downloading the latest released binary from PyPI using PIP. For instructions on installing PIP, visit for detailed steps on installing the package manager for your local environment.

Next, run:

pip install sportsreference

to download and install the latest official release of sportsreference on your machine. You now have the latest stable version of sportsreference installed and can begin using it following the examples!

If the bleeding-edge version of sportsreference is desired, clone this repository using git and install all of the package requirements with PIP:

git clone
cd sportsreference
pip install -r requirements.txt

Once complete, create a Python wheel for your default version of Python by running the following command:

python sdist bdist_wheel

This will create a .whl file in the dist directory which can be installed with the following command:

pip install dist/*.whl