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Top Free Sports Apps

Posted by Bogdan Lazar

Whether you're a basketball fan or a baseball fanatic, there's surely an app in the App Store to tend to your every needs. Every sport will have its supporters and no matter what team or sports person you favor, you need a way to keep up with the events. Here's where your iPhone comes in.

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Batter up! Keep up to date on baseball with At Bat At Bat is the official app of Major League Baseball that provides you with live baseball baseball updates form the 2013 season. You can watch the free MLB.TV Game of the Day and if you have a Premium subscription you can view just about any game you want. At Bat is big on video and apart from the live action coverage it offers video highlights and a video archive you can search by player or team.

If you want to be always up to date with your favorite game, then you can set up push notifications for game start and end, as well as when a video highlight for that game becomes available.

The not-so-good news? To get access to all the features, you need to have an MLB subscription, wichi will set you back $2.99 per month or $19.99 for the entire 2013 season.

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Yahoo Fantasy Baseball

If you're more into fantasy baseball, then Yahoo Fantasy Baseball is for you. The app gives you real-time fantasy score updates when you're on the go, together with team, league, and player stats. You can manage your lineup and work on improving your team as well.

You can always view past, present and future matchups and get your team in shape for the next big game.

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Keep up with everything sports

So you're a true sports fanatic and want to know everything about your favorite baseball team as well as your start basketball player. Then ESPN Score Center is for you. The iPhone app will bring you scores, news and standings from sports leagues, teams and players around the world. You get personalized scoreboards and alerts, news, and video highlights from your favorite teams and leagues.

Actually, everything about ESPN Score Center is customizable. You can choose your favorite teams and get live scoring alerts pushed to your phone, previous scores and upcoming games, and you also get access to content related to your favorite team and players. No true sports fanatic should miss this one!

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March Madness ended just one week ago. The Masters Golf Tournament just a few days ago. How did you keep up with the events and the excitement surrounding them? We tracked everything with the following apps.

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Stay up to date on golf with The Masters Golf Tournament

The iPhone app provides comprehensive digital coverage of the Masters tournament in Augusta, Georgia, including live streaming of specific events, video highlights, along with detailed course information for each of the 18 holes. Player information is included as well as pairings and tee times.

Along with after-the-fact articles, you also get live updates. What I found particularly interesting were the per hole fly overs, that give you the impression that you're actually there. Alright, so you can't smell the grass, but if you download The Masters Golf Tournament you won't be missing any of the excitement.

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theScore Mobile: your one-stop source of basketball news

NCAA March Madness Basketball? Yes please and thank you! theScore mobile is where it all happens. Second-by-second score updates, the latest news and push notifications for game start, end and score at half-time. The basketball net has never been closer than with theScore Mobile. This app is a member of the App Store Essentials Hall of Fame. That should tell you something about its simple design and usability.

But wait, you didn't think theScore Mobile is just about basketball, did you? No way, live coverage includes a plethora of other sports, including football, hockey, baseball, MMA, soccer, golf or tennis. If you're a sports fan, this app should easily find its spot on your home screen!

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