10 sports apps to keep you in the game


In a society where people are constantly on the move, it may be hard to watch all your favorite teams and players in action. Thanks to technology and various smartphone applications, sports fans are just a few taps away from game coverage.

1. NBA Game Time (NBA Digital): This app is for the die-hard and casual NBA fan alike. It provides scores, stats and schedules for every NBA game. Also, Twitter streams for each game, and users can upgrade to watch live regular-season games with NBA League Pass Mobile. The app also comes with home and away live audio broadcasts and video highlights.

2. MLB.com Full Count (MLB.com): The MLB.com Full Count app provides instant stats, scores, news and live commentary from various baseball experts. Users can also pause and rewind live action while catching the full player experience with this app.

3. Yahoo! Fantasy Football (Yahoo! Inc.): For all the fantasy football players, this is the perfect app for you. With Yahoo! Fantasy Football, you can manage your roster while making last-second changes. Daily views of live scoring, league standings, group matchups and player stats are all features of this app.

4. Sports Illustrated Magazine (Time Inc.): The Sports Illustrated Magazine mobile app allows users to have a digital subscription in addition to a subscription to Sports Illustrated magazine. The mobile app comes with twice as many photo galleries and also features stories with videos and slideshows.

5. Watch ESPN (ESPN Inc.): This app connects users to live streams of a host of ESPN networks and events. Watch ESPN also presents live shows such as SportsCenter, Pardon The Interruption, Mike and Mike in the Morning and more. Accessing your favorite live sports and up-to-date scores are made easier with the mobile Watch ESPN app.

6. Yahoo! Sportacular (Yahoo! Inc.): Yahoo Sportacular provides users with instant scores, standings, schedules and stats for college and pro teams. This app gives you coverage of baseball, basketball, hockey, NASCAR, football, soccer, tennis and action from college leagues. You can receive breaking news, photos and track your favorite player from your phone.

7. FOX Sports Mobile (FOX Sports Interactive): Not only does the FOX Sports Mobile app provides its users with the ability to watch live shows and games while on the go, it also offers access to highlights and live press conferences. Also, you can keep up with your favorite FOX sports writers.

8. NFL ’12 (NFL Enterprises LLC): NFL ’12 is the ultimate app for NFL junkies. It includes custom alerts for every user, pregame previews, game analysis followed by postgame recaps and highlights after every NFL game. While using NFL ’12, users are only a tap away from NFL.com with live news and tweets.

9. ESPN Scorecenter (ESPN Inc): The Scorecenter app keeps you part of every goal, basket, pitch and touchdown. It highlights and provides stats from hundreds of leagues worldwide. This app covers the most global sports, ranging from MMA to Formula One Racing and soccer’s Premier League.

10. ESPN Bracket Bound (ESPN Inc.): With NCAA March Madness in full swing, this app shows everything happening in the tournament. You can compare your bracket with people from around the world with the Tournament Challenge. Video highlights, current scores and insight from the game’s best analysis are all included with ESPN Bracket Bound.

This list is in no specific order, and there are hundreds more to choose from. Casual fans and die-hards can stay close to the game wherever they are. All of these apps are available on both iPhones and Androids.