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Last month, we published the App 100, a collection of the best apps across all platforms.realising that 100 apps is a lot to digest, we decided to break up the list by category.
Over the next several days we’ll republish the individual sections to help you get through the best apps easier.
Here’s our definitive list of the best sports apps you can get today.
ScoreCenter is the perfect app for the sports fanatic. It provides fans with real-time scores and news right on your smartphone. You can personalise your scoreboard so you'll receive only scores and news that you care about.
Push notifications are supported too so you'll never miss updates on another big game.
With MLB.com At Bat you can stream every single MLB game live to your smartphone or tablet.
customise the interface with your favourite teams or keep an eye on rivals.
The app provides breaking news, standings, schedules, rosters, and stats.
Price: $14.99 or a monthly recurring fee of $2.99, for the season.
*After the All-Star break the app drops to $9.99 for the remainder of the season.
**MLB.TV Premium subscribers receive At Bat 12 for free.
Yahoo! Sportacular is a simple and fast alternative to ESPN ScoreCenter. The app provides users with customer alerts from all major sports including European football.
There is also a Pro version (for iOS) that is available for $1.99, which offers an ad-free experience.
Scoremobile is an excellent sports companion. The app packs in a speedy interface, real-time alerts, and a fully customisable section called, 'My Score'.
Besides these features, Scoremobile provides live coverage for every major sport, including, Baseball (MLB), Football (NFL, NCAA, CFL), Hockey (NHL), Basketball (NBA, NCAA - including March Madness), Mixed Martial Arts (MMA: UFC, Strikeforce, Bellator, Score Fighting Series), Soccer (EPL / Premier League, Serie A, La Liga, Bundesliga, UEFA Champions, MLS), Auto Racing (NASCAR Sprint Cup, Formula 1), Golf (PGA, LPGA, EPGA), Tennis (ATP, WTA), and Lacrosse (NLL).
Fantasy football fanatics recognise Yahoo's tracker as the go to app.
Yahoo's app provides quick fantasy updates and even makes an excellent game day couch companion.
The app allows you to view live scoring, manage your roster, the ability to track match ups, and more. Best of all, Yahoo Fantasy Football is completely social, so Facebook and Google integration are standard.