YourSports Community Guidelines

The following guidelines will help ensure an enjoyable and safe experience for our community. Members are expected to participate with passion and creativity, but also with common sense, courtesy, and respect. In addition to requesting your general adherence to the time-tested Golden Rule, your use of the Service is subject to these guidelines and our Terms of Use Agreement.

YourSports users are prohibited from engaging in conduct or posting content that:

  1. is patently offensive or promotes or otherwise incites racism, bigotry, hatred (with the possible exception of Foedom-inspired “sports hatred”) or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual (including threats of physical harm of any kind);
  2. harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
  3. exploits people in a sexual or violent manner;
  4. contains nudity, violence, or offensive subject matter or contains a link to an adult website;
  5. solicits or is designed to solicit personal information from anyone under 18;
  6. publicly posts information that poses or creates a privacy or security risk to any person;
  7. constitutes or promotes information that you know is false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
  8. constitutes or promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person’s copyrighted work;
  9. involves the transmission of “junk mail,” “chain letters,” or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging, or “spamming”;
  10. contains restricted or password only access pages or hidden pages or images;
  11. furthers or promotes any criminal activity or enterprise or provides instructional information about illegal activities;
  12. solicits or is designed to solicit passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other Users;
  13. involves commercial activities and/or sales without prior written consent from YourSports such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes;
  14. includes a photograph or video of another person (other than depictions of public figures and public events) that you have posted without that person’s consent*;
  15. violates or attempts to violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark rights, contract rights or any other rights of any person*; or
  16. otherwise violates our Terms of Use Agreement or Public News Network Terms.

* Members, including Public News Network rights holders and their representatives, are urged to review the information regarding “fair use” of copyrighted materials and trademarks of third parties before posting any such content to the Service. To learn more, we encourage you to visit our Intellectual Property page.