Thanks to modern technology, there are no more problems with sports fans keeping up with the latest scores from their favorite teams. If you’re a sports fan, there’s a lot of sports apps out there. Which one is best for you, and which one will give you the best value? This guide shows you the 10 best sports apps for iOS and Android that will keep you up to date.
This is considered to be one of the best sports apps there, thanks to the wealth of options that it offers you. There’s the access to live scores and highlights at the touch of a button, which you can then share on social media if you so wish. There’s also access to live ESPN radio, which you can listen to on the go. The app is free, but there are ads which you should keep in mind.
The BBC is considered one of the best broadcasters for sport, thanks to how wide-reaching they are and the range of sports they cover. The app reflects this, thanks to all the scores, live commentary, and highlights that it offers. If you’re in the UK, you can also access Five Live radio to catch up on the sports you’re interested in through the app.
If you’re a stats junkie, this app is the one for you. It offers scores and highlights that are updated up to the second, so you always know what’s happening. It also lists upcoming events and detailed stat and plays by play breakdowns. You can have it send you notifications for events you’re interested in, too.
This app is recommended by TechnoBezz thanks to the notification system. If you’re waiting for a game to start, this app will send you a notification once it goes live. It contains all the usual highlights and scores data, as well as information for soccer leagues that some other apps can’t offer.
This app is slightly different as it doesn’t have a general approach like other apps. Instead, it focuses on your favorite teams and sends you a stream of information based on what they’re doing. You can put in multiple teams too, from different sports, so you can keep up with everyone in one place. Australian Reviewer recommends it as an app that can really give you everything you need for your favorite team.
If you want to keep up with the latest sporting news, this is the app you want. It has up to 150 new sporting stories every day, so you can stay informed wherever you go. As well as this, there’s an easy to use interface that means it’s always simple to find what you’re looking for.
This app tracks the buzz surrounding upcoming matches and events, rating them so you can see what’s the most hotly anticipated event near you. You can also use it to look up game schedules, and even which sports bars near you are showing them. There’s also a handy feature for tracking fantasy sports listings.
This is an app that keeps it simple if that’s what you’re looking for. It’ll keep track of any scores you ask of it, and notify you when they change. You can also get live match statistics if that’s what you’re looking for. If you need an app without all the extras, this is the one for you.
Yahoo Fantasy Sports
As the Guardian has reported on recently, fantasy sports are becoming more and more popular. New technology helps you keep up to date with every league you’re involved with. This app will let you set up or join fantasy leagues for football, baseball, hockey, and basketball. There’s no easier way to keep up with your leagues and compare notes with your teammates.
Are you looking for a ticket to the big game? Then this may be the place to find it. The app puts you in touch with others who are looking to sell their tickets to you. There’s a ‘FanProtect’ guarantee, so you’ll know you’re only getting genuine tickets to an event.
These 10 apps are all perfect for sports fans, whether you’re looking to get to the game, follow the highlights, or create your own fantasy leagues. As they’re all free, you can give them a try before paying out for extras, too. Give them a try and see what you think.
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