12 Best Apps for Sports Fans on iPhone & iPad

May 4, 2012

The most essential apps for sports fans! Baseball, NFL, NASCAR racing, mixed martial arts and even cricket – we have it all! Tell us your favorite app in the comments.

MLB.com At Bat - for iPhone & iPad

  • Official app of Major League Baseball
  • Monthly fee of $2.99 or one-time annual fee $14.99 fee for the whole season
  • Watch every out-of-market game
  • In-progress video highlights
  • Breaking news, standings, schedules, rosters and stats
View on iTunes


NFL '12 - for iPad

  • Official app of the National Football League
  • Coverage of 2012 NFL Draft
  • Live draft tracker by team, player and round
  • Watch on-demand NFL Network news and info
  • 2011 game highlights
View on iTunes

MMA Underground - for iPhone

  • Get the latest UFC and MMA news
  • Get inside info on dozens of Underground and Otherground Forums
  • Search database of over 25,000 fighters
  • Latest fight and ring card girl photo galleries
View on iTunes

Race Fan Ultimate: NASCAR - for iPhone

  • Ultimate source for all NASCAR Racing
  • Full coverage for Cup, Nationwide and Truck Series Races
  • Live race audio
  • Driver statistics for each individual driver in each series
  • Video directory full of race content
View on iTunes

ESPNcricinfo - for iPhone

  • Get the most comprehensive cricket coverage
  • Watch the latest cricket video and listen to podcasts
  • News, results, fixtures, records and rankings
  • Read articles from ESPNcricinfo Magazine
View on iTunes

Golf Channel - for iPhone & iPad

  • Get Golf Channel’s latest shows
  • Watch behind-the-scenes video, photo galleries and other web exclusive content
  • Get tips from the best instructors and golf legends
View on iTunes

London 2012 - for iPhone

  • Get all the information you need on the upcoming 2012 Olympic Games
  • Get a countdown to London 2012 opening ceremony
  • A detailed schedule of all 19 days with info on each event
  • Medal tally sorted by greatest medal count
  • Photo and video library
View on iTunes

WatchESPN - for iPhone & iPad

  • Access live streaming feeds from ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPNU
  • Live video access determined by your TV provider
  • Watch top events for NBA, MLB, Barclay’s Premier League, 4 Grand Slam tennis events and more
View on iTunes

Team Stream - for iPhone

  • Get real-time breaking news from across the web for all your teams
  • You pick the teams and leagues you want notifications for
  • Find hand-picked stories from local papers, websites, blogs, Twitter and Bleacher Report
  • Share on Facebook, Twitter and more
View on iTunes

ScoreMobile - for iPhone

  • Get the ultimate mobile sports experience
  • Up-to-the-second sports scores, box scores, player stats, betting odds and more
  • Push notifications for goals, ends of quarters and key moments in any game
  • Live coverage for all major sports and leagues
View on iTunes

NBC Sports Talk - for iPad

  • Get all the NBC Sports Talk content
  • News, rumors and analysis for all your favorite sports
  • Access content offline
  • Share articles on Facebook and Twitter
View on iTunes

Bonus App:

Live Score Addicts - for iPhone

  • Live coverage for 420 most popular football/soccer leagues and cups worldwide
  • Live match statistics
  • Match minute in goal notification
  • Customize notifications per team or per match
View on iTunes

 Bonus for Europeans:

ESPN Goals - for iPhone

  • ESPN’s Barclays Premier League app
  • Live scores, video highlights and clips of every goal
  • Fixtures and results from around the league
  • Alerts for goal videos, match highlight clips and weekend roundup clips
View on iTunes


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