Watching, Playing or Tailgating: Top Apps for Sports Lovers On and Off the Field

If you’re an avid sports fan, you might not realize it, but you can use your smartphone to know how to dress for weather on the field, find game or season schedules, gets sports advice and buy tickets. Here’s a rundown on some of the top apps for sports lovers.

If you want an accurate reading of your local temperature, Weather Live will provide an accurate reading every time. Not only that, it will also tell you the wind speed and direction, humidity, air pressure, pollen count, and sunrise/sunset times. It also features a live weather/rain radar and severe weather warnings. You can get a 7-day forecast with a quick tap on the icon.


maxresdefault-9There are billions of cricket fans all over the world and CricInfo is one of their favorite apps. This app will give you an extremely detailed overview of cricket with a compilation of news and opinions from a huge range of sources. You’ll also get the best of real time cricket. Follow your favorite trends and get instant highlights as soon as the match is over.

Forza Football

original-2The ultimate soccer app, Forza Football is well designed for fans of the most popular sport in the world. The app provides real-time updates from all the teams you follow, whether you want news, scores or rankings. You can also opt to receive instant notifications including scores and match highlights.

Seat Geek

ufc-at-msgWhatever sport you want a ticket to see, Seat Geek will help you purchase them quickly and easily. You’ll find great deals on tickets for thousands of sporting events throughout North America, and even Broadway shows. Each deal is color-coded so you can easily spot which are the best and worst. You can view interactive seating charts with real photographs for each section of each venue.

Team Stream

watch-sports-at-homeThe Bleacher Report’s Team Stream app provides detailed focus on whichever teams you designate. It will also deliver relevant, real-time notifications drawn from various web sources. You’ll get plenty of pictures, videos, news and stories featuring your chosen teams and the latest breaking sports news.

ESPN Fantasy

659f6d33f552081bf22da7521314917bIf fantasy sports are your passion, ESPN Fantasy has everything you need, and more. With this app, you can make your own fantasy hockey, baseball, basketball or football team. Create a League to play with friends or join an existing league. You can customize your own team logo, set up a mock draft, edit your lineup, make trades and get player rankings. Follow your fantasy and professional teams with real-time scoring and sign up for weekly wrap-up emails which help you keep track of your performance.

Whether you’re into baseball, football, hockey, basketball, or just about every sport, these apps will come in really handy when you’re ready to go to a game, watch a game at home or when you want to play with your own team.


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