9 Great Apps for Sports Fans

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If you spend hours during the week fantasizing about your favorite team heading to the Super Bowl or winning the World Series, chances are you’re a sports fanatic.

Thanks to smart devices, you can find information about your favorite teams and the outcome of their games with the tap of a finger.

Here are the best apps for avid sports fans:

1. WatchESPN

This app enables you to stay abreast of all the latest sports news around the clock. Users can also watch their favorite sporting events or shows broadcast on ESPN Networks directly from their mobile device. WatchESPN is available free to people who receive the channel through their cable provider.

2. Team Stream App from Bleacher Report

With Team Stream, you receive the latest news about your favorite teams from around the web. Select teams and topics, and receive alerts about them. View all the results in a central location on the home screen. In addition, you can browse current articles and archives from Bleacher Report.

3. Yahoo! Fantasy Sports

If you’re a fantasy league enthusiast, this is the perfect app for you. Yahoo! Fantasy Football & More allows users to play fantasy basketball, baseball, football and hockey on one platform. It also includes a host of other great features, including the ability to manage your roster, participate in mock drafts, and solicit the assistance of Rotoworld and Yahoo expert analysis when you establish your lineup.

4. DIRECTV NFL SUNDAY TICKET App

Regardless of where you are, this app makes it possible to be front and center for all the action when your favorite NFL team is playing. All you need is a subscription to NFL Sunday Ticket Max. As a subscriber, you’ll also receive NFL.com fantasy tracking and real-time highlights.

5. NBA League Pass

With NBA League Pass, you can view every game around the league at the tap of a button. The app also allows you to access the latest scores, statistics and video highlights.

6. MLB.com at Bat

This app comes complete with schedules, scoreboards and “winter meeting” coverage for all 30 clubs in the league. In addition, users receive live updates regarding the latest news from Major League Baseball. You can also access game archives during the offseason.

7. Golf Channel Mobile

This app will keep you in the golf loop with the latest news, images and videos from live events. Users can also retrieve scores from tours around the world and subscribe to receive updates on their favorite golfers. Live streaming of the Golf Channel’s Morning Drive and daily news broadcast is available.

8. NASCAR MOBILE

Race car fanatics can view the stats and standings of their favorite driver and see leaderboards on race day. Breaking news alerts are also sent directly to the app. And if you’re a Sprint customer, you can tune into a live broadcast of select races for free.

9. College Basketball Scoreboard

This app is ideal for the college basketball fanatic because it provides real-time game scores. Users also have access to highlights, breaking news and conference standings. To narrow what appears in your feed, create tabs by conference.

What are your favorite sports apps? Let us know in the comments below or on our Facebook page. If you like our list, share it with your friends.

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