If you are browsing Sports Networker, that means you are well on your way to the top of your game. In that case, I probably don’t have to mention ESPN ScoreCenter or ScoreMobile on my list. You downloaded those apps as soon as you powered up your phone for the first time. Or if you didn’t, I’ll look the other way while you download them now. The pair nearly lapped the field in download counts on the more than 20 sites I surveyed. There are a ton of iPhone Sports Apps reviews out there, but not a ton for the Android market. Check out my list of sports apps that you need to download to your Android:
Top Sports Apps for Android
Whether you are out to win your fantasy football, baseball, hockey or basketball league, Yahoo helps you manage your team no matter your location.
The closer we get to March, the more you need to know about the sleepers and stalwarts of the potential NCAA hoops field. ESPN Bracket Bound 2012 has it all, from bracketology to highlights to news.
You can customize this app for your favorite team. You can watch highlights, read Twitter feeds, follow the play-by-play and more with the free version.
Pitch trackers, highlights and video libraries, as well as venue features for those at the ballpark make this app a winner. If it’s baseball, MLB.com At Bat 12 (’12 updated version soon to be released) is the app for you.
When there’s a fight, one thing’s on a fan’s mind. Not eating, sleeping, work or other day-to-days. Everything else takes second place. Occasionally, though, life gets in the way. For those times and when you want to know the latest about your favorite fighter, UFC TV finds its way to your finger tips. Pay-per-view offers different camera angles and a video library. You can watch press conferences and weigh-ins and also receive all the latest news for free.
It bills itself as the “most comprehensive sports app available. Why download multiple apps for each of your favorite sports and teams? The FOX Sports app does all of this for free.” If you can think of a sport, it’s probably here. The app also includes regional coverage.
Yahoo Sportacular is a one-stop shop where you can find stories from any number of sports sites on the Web and share them via social media.
Other Popular Android Sports Apps
(Hobbies, arcade-type games or non-mainstream sports not included)
Check out this app full of the iconic images sports fans can’t wait to discover every week on the newsstand.
This seven-day surf forecast covers everything, including buoys, wind and swell data. This growing app details the U.S., Puerto Rico and Central America at the present time.
This is tennis’ official app. You will find live stats, draws, rankings, head-to-head stats and plenty more.
This app boasts a name that promises to have you beating up on your competition. It will transform your fantasy football performance through detailed stats, news and profiles.
Last, it’s not surprising, given how particular and passionate golfers are about their sport that there are a bevy of golf apps out there. There are GPS tools, swing analyzers, video lessons and much more. Since I tend more toward a bucket of balls at the range rather than Bethpage Black, I’ll let the scratch golfers sort those apps out. If you find a radar device that magically locks that little white ball in line with the pin every time, let me know.
In today’s world, if you want an application for your smart phone, that means you literally want it at your finger tips. There’s plenty of ways to get sports information, but these apps give you what you want whenever you want it.
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