5 sports apps for Android
Well, that's no longer true thanks to your beloved Android smartphone. Every time you are on the go, and do the things you do, you can still check the latest stories about your preferred league and team. To make your choice easier, we have collected five quality sports apps for Android, so let's begin with...
SportsTap | Price: Free | Size: 1.24MB
Probably the most popular Android sports app, SportsTap's success is easy to explain - it offers practically all major sports you can think of and plenty of stats, photos, standings and schedules. Furthermore, you can choose a "favourite team", which is available for multiple sports, and it allows you to follow closely your club's fortunes. This is especially true when the notification option for your favourite team is enabled. Another cool feature is that you can put a favourite team widget on your homescreen.
BBC Sport News Center | Price: Free | Size: 197KB
The sports section of BBC is the best place if you want to receive official information about almost any sport, and, furthermore, these guys always seem to be the first to get it. Now that offering is brought to your Android smartphone thanks to the BBC Sport News Center app, which allows you to browse through various leagues, tables, match schedules and so on. The interface is very similar to that of BBC's mobile page, so if you are used to it, you will probably find this app very easy to use.
Soccer Live Scores | Price: Free | Size: 136KB
Soccer Live Scores is very similar to arguably the most popular football livescore - Livescore.com. It should provide everything that you expect from a good livescore, although it lacks some perks like photos and highlights. However, if you are searching for up-to-the-second scores and want to leave the news and rumours to, say, football365.com, chances are this one will fit the bill.
ESPN ScoreCenter | Price: Free | Size: 686KB
Similar to Soccer Live Scores, ESPN ScoreCenter offers livescores and match schedules, but unlike it, many sports are supported. The interface is really neat and the "Top Events" category is available, which notifies you about important games. ESPN ScoreCenter also has the "myTeam" option through which you can see the upcoming and current matches of your team. The app's popularity is speaking volumes about its quality, and you can download it for free from the Android Market.
Score Mobile | Price: Free | Size: 1.32MB
Like some of the other apps in this list, Score Mobile offers livescore, news, stats and the "favourite team" option. The advantages this sport app holds over its above-mentioned rivals are called fancy UI and lots of details.
1. xmguy101 (unregistered) posted on 03 Feb 2011, 09:01 0 3
Get NASCAR and I'm happy. No real nascar app.
2. Allday28 posted on 03 Feb 2011, 09:17 2 0
Sports tap has alot of nascar news. I think its the best soprts app on the market.
5. androidoverapple (unregistered) posted on 04 Feb 2011, 17:42 0 0
they said SPORTS...thats why youre not finding a nascar app.
3. LionStone posted on 03 Feb 2011, 09:35 1 0
I use score mobile and really like it. When an event is posted you can tap the little calendar icon and it will automatically go to your calendar! Don't know if the other ones do that bit that's a nice feature!
6. John F. (unregistered) posted on 04 Oct 2011, 11:38 0 0
Sportstap and BBC sports app are good, I also like using one called 'mofreeze' for watching live sports streams (https://market.android.com/details?id=appinventor.ai_F18nfz.Mofreeze&feature=search_result)
7. saianuj posted on 25 May 2012, 11:47 0 0
An excellent Sports app: Sports Rules & News. Rules, News, Test all there. LIVE SCORE will be added soon. Must have for all sports lovers. Football, Cricket, Tennis, Rugby, F1, etc....all there.
8. jacksparao posted on 26 May 2012, 03:01 0 0
thanks Saianuj sharing wonderful app.. all info in one place, live score, laws, news, share..
9. Ishenrei posted on 10 Dec 2012, 08:43 0 0
For me the best App, is Sportsmen Quiz, for Android, it's free and you have around 500 sportsmen to guess from almost every sports. Try it out search: Sportsmen Quiz in google play.