In a world where mobile is everything, some sports teams know how to give their fans what they want. Below are four of the most-loved apps for teams in the NFL, NCAA, NHL, and NBA:
1. Denver Broncos: Real-Time Stats and Scores
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With an updating home screen, this app will show you the pregame, scoring, and post game updates as the game day continues. A large video and audio collection gives you an insider look at interviews, podcasts, and press conferences. Head to the photo gallery for a look at the best plays of the season as well. Got a fantasy team? Instant updates will keep the stats up to date for your favorite players. During the game, real-time scores and stats will keep you in the loop no matter where you are.
2. Pittsburgh Panthers: Video Broadcasts
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For the college football fan, get the next best thing to Pittsburgh Panthers football tickets with this app. An update for this free app gets you live audio and video broadcasts to every game so you can enjoy the sound and thrill of the field from anywhere. The app has also recently been redesigned for optimal touchscreen functionality and ease of use. Get notifications for news or scores, or flip through the extensive photo gallery. A new schedule system makes it easy to view pregame and post game programming as well.
3. Pittsburgh Penguins: Free Live Radio
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Can’t wait to hear about the next hockey game? Pregame previews and interviews will keep you steadily informed up until the game starts. Don’t worry about missing out on the game either as this app allows you to stream the radio broadcast for every game. If you want a better idea of what’s happening on the ice, the Ice Tracker offers a real-time visualization of the rink, viewable from shots, penalties, and goals. If you can’t get the volume on, you can read the text feed of the audio commentary. Once the game is over, get Twitter and other social media updates from players, coaches, and the team.
4. Miami HEAT: Exclusive Game Night Chat
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Get ready for the next Miami HEAT game with player profiles, statistics, and game schedules. Once you’re at the game, an arena map will help you navigate the stadium to find drinks, food, restrooms, or the exit, giving you a personal and easy-to-use map you won’t lose. Whether at the game or watching from home, the live Game Night chat feature lets you talk with other fans about the latest score or play. After the game, scroll through the official HEAT entertainment team’s profiles for pictures and details on the people who put together and perform the dances, cheers, and half-time entertainment.
Broader sports apps highlight all the latest sports news, but these teams (and their awesome apps) give fans the news, stats, and broadcasts that are tailored to them. What team or app do you love the most?