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Big Ten Network transfers conference content to the Fox Sports app

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The Big Ten Network (BTN), the Fox-owned Big Ten Conference-sanctioned college sports channel, to shut down its BTN2Go over-the-top (OTT) service amid plans to transfer its content on the Fox Sports app. .

Speaking at the Big Ten Media Days 2019 event, Francois McGillicuddy, who was named BTN president in December, confirmed that the move would likely be completed by mid-August, and would mean BTN2Go ‘n’ will no longer exist ”.

In doing so, the streaming platform’s mobile app will instead host content from the BTN Plus service, which hosts non-televised matches from the Big Ten football and basketball competitions.

“It’s important to note that between BTN, Fox and Fox Sports 1, we are talking about the broadcast rights to over 70% of the Big Ten football inventory,” McGillicuddy said. “So with so many games now in our family of networks, it just didn’t make sense to lead fans to separate places.”

The Fox Sports app allows subscribers to stream live Fox Sports sports coverage remotely or from home through a range of connected devices.

In addition to the BTN2Go digital channels, McGillicuddy also revealed that BTN content will no longer be available on the Fox Sports Go website and mobile app.

A statement from BTN read: “Starting in mid-August, all content on the BTN network – including games, studio shows and original programming – will be hosted in the Fox Sports app alongside matches from Big Ten football airs on Fox and FS1.

“This content will no longer live on BTN2Go, which will cease to exist in its current form. Ultimately, bringing everything together in one place will make it easier for fans to find what they’re looking for on match day.

The Big Ten Network (BTN), the Fox-owned Big Ten Conference-sanctioned college sports channel, to shut down its BTN2Go over-the-top (OTT) service amid plans to transfer its content on the Fox Sports app. .

Speaking at the Big Ten Media Days 2019 event, Francois McGillicuddy, who was named BTN president in December, confirmed that the move would likely be completed by mid-August, and would mean BTN2Go ‘n’ will no longer exist ”.

In doing so, the streaming platform’s mobile app will instead host content from the BTN Plus service, which hosts non-televised matches from the Big Ten football and basketball competitions.

“It’s important to note that between BTN, Fox and Fox Sports 1, we are talking about the broadcast rights to over 70% of the Big Ten football inventory,” McGillicuddy said. “So with so many games now in our family of networks, it just didn’t make sense to lead fans to separate places.”

The Fox Sports app allows subscribers to stream live Fox Sports sports coverage remotely or from home through a range of connected devices.

In addition to the BTN2Go digital channels, McGillicuddy also revealed that BTN content will no longer be available on the Fox Sports Go website and mobile app.

A statement from BTN read: “Starting in mid-August, all content on the BTN network – including games, studio shows and original programming – will be hosted in the Fox Sports app alongside matches from Big Ten football airs on Fox and FS1.

“This content will no longer live on BTN2Go, which will cease to exist in its current form. Ultimately, bringing everything together in one place will make it easier for fans to find what they’re looking for on match day.

BTN2Go streaming moves to Fox Sports app

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There have been many media developments during the various media days of the NCAA conference this week, from programming announcements for Big 12 Now to the broadcast programming for the ACC Network to the official SEC Twitter account. Big Ten’s media days kicked off Thursday, and these also saw notable media announcements from the Big Ten Network, from Matt Millen’s return to the booth to changes to BTN streaming:

As a result, BTN’s authenticated cable streaming (BTN2Go) will migrate to the Fox Sports app, which is among the larger changes underway. Following the close of the Fox-Disney sale and the subsequent sale of the Fox regional sports networks to Sinclair, the Fox Sports and Fox Sports Go applications branched off; both offered both Fox Cable (Fox, FS1, FS2, BTN) and RSN content, but Fox Sports Go is now RSN only (and will likely be renamed when those RSNs are inevitably renamed under their new owners), and this RSN content no longer exists in the main Fox Sports app. In fact, McGillicuddy has said that Fox is selling the Fox Sports Go app (presumably to Sinclair), with that transaction scheduled to close in August; this is why BTN streaming will now be managed through the Fox Sports app.

On some levels, it can make things simpler. There is now one destination for authenticated BTN cable streaming (the Fox Sports app) and another for streaming on the over-the-top BTN + subscription service (which covers games that are not on TV and requires additional subscription whether or not you have cable). And with BTN + now at the center of this app, maybe that will inspire BTN to find ways to improve and promote this service further. (He is a little hard to sell in some ways, like comparable SEC, ACC, and Pac-12 products are included with a subscription to these networks, and much of the similar Big 12 and Group of Five content is included with ESPN +, which is $ 5 per month. instead of $ 9.99 / month or $ 79.99 / year for BTN + for a school or $ 14.95 / month or $ 119.95 / year for the whole conference), but maybe they can find ways improve it.) However, some have mentioned that BTN2Go offered a better streaming experience than Fox’s apps, so there are complaints about it. We’ll see how this streaming change works for BTN.

[The Lansing State Journal]

Fox Sports App | WKBN.com

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Access the FOX Sports app online

What is the FOX Sports app?

With the FOX Sports app, you can watch live sports and great shows from FOX Sports, FS1, FS2, your regional FOX Sports network, FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and FOX Soccer Plus. * No matter where you go, Take FOX Sports with you on your Apple, Android or Windows device through the FOX Sports app, or access it on FOXSportsGO.com or supported connected devices. There is no additional charge to use the FOX Sports App service. * You must receive these channels in your TV channel list in order to watch them in the FOX Sports app. Some channels may not yet be available for all TV providers or on all platforms.

Why do I have to sign in to use the FOX Sport app and how do I sign in?

The FOX Sports app is available at no additional cost to customers of participating TV providers. Just select your TV provider. You will be redirected to your TV provider’s site where you can sign in with your TV provider credentials.

What video content is available with the FOX Sports app?

FOX Sports offers live games, broadcasts and event programming from FOX Sports, FS1, FS2, your regional FOX Sports network, FOX College Sports, Big Ten Network, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. * Programming includes one live coverage of major sports:

NFL (PC, tablet and connected devices only) **
MLB
NBA
NHL
NASCAR
UFC
College football and basketball, including Big Ten Network
UEFA Champions League Football
Grand Est digital network

And great shows like Skip & Shannon: Undisputed, The Herd with Colin Cowherd, First Things First, Speak for Yourself, The Ultimate Fighter, NASCAR Race Hub and UFC Tonight.

* You must receive these channels in your TV channel list in order to watch them in the FOX Sports app. Some channels may not yet be available for all TV providers or on all platforms.

** Due to league restrictions, NFL games are not available in the FOX Sports app on phones. To watch on PC, visit FOXSportsGO.com. For users of tablets and connected devices, download the FOX Sports app.

After the Disney sale, the Fox Sports app splits into two different apps

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Football fans watching a matchIn the past, Fox Sports and the Fox Sports Go apps offered the same content to you from FS1 and Fox Regional Sports Networks. Now that Disney and soon Sinclair own the Fox Regional Sports Networks, two Fox Sports applications have been created.

The Fox Sports app now includes content from places like FS1 and BTN. The Fox Sports Go app now includes content from the Fox Regional Sports Network. (Although the description still lists the Fox Sports Go app as including FS1 and BTN.)

This probably means that soon, if not already on your favorite devices, you will no longer be able to access FS1 content next to your Fox Regional Sports Network. Now Fox Sports Go app has local RSN content and Fox Sports app has FS1 content etc. according to some of our readers. From what we can tell, Fox is slowly rolling out this new app to devices like the Apple TV.

Sinclair has not indicated what they will do with the Fox RSN names once they shut them down. Although it is very likely that they will change their name very soon. This division of the two apps into Fox Sports Go and Fox Sports is likely only temporary until the full rebranding occurs. First, Sinclair must close its more than $ 10 billion deal to buy the Fox RSN networks.

Have you tested the new Fox Sports and Fox Sports Go apps? Leave us a comment and let us know how they worked for you.

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Verizon Adds Concacaf Rights to Yahoo Sports App

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Yahoo has secured the rights to stream the 2019 Concacaf Champions League football matches through its Yahoo Sports app and other digital platforms.

The deal is an extension of an agreement reached last year between Concacaf, the football federation of North America, Central America and the Caribbean, and Yahoo’s parent company, Verizon, the telecommunications network American.

The Verizon partnership already includes exclusive rights in English to distribute several Concacaf tournaments in the United States, including the Concacaf Champions League, as well as distribution rights to digital and mobile devices in Canada, Mexico and In the Caribbean.

Yahoo Sports, which also owns the distribution rights for other international and domestic club competitions including Major League Soccer (MLS), UEFA Champions League and Premier League, will broadcast the Concacaf competition through its iOS and Google Play platforms, as well as YahooSports. .com.

Its coverage begins with the first round of the competition on February 19 and will continue throughout the tournament, including the quarter-final matches in March and the semi-final matches and the final in April.

Elsewhere, fans will also be able to follow the competition through Univision Deportes in the United States, Fox Sports in Mexico and Central America, while Flow Sports also holds the distribution rights in the Caribbean.

Yahoo has secured the rights to stream the 2019 Concacaf Champions League football matches through its Yahoo Sports app and other digital platforms.

The deal is an extension of an agreement reached last year between Concacaf, the football federation of North America, Central America and the Caribbean, and Yahoo’s parent company, Verizon, the telecommunications network American.

The Verizon partnership already includes exclusive rights in English to distribute several Concacaf tournaments in the United States, including the Concacaf Champions League, as well as distribution rights to digital and mobile devices in Canada, Mexico and In the Caribbean.

Yahoo Sports, which also owns the distribution rights for other international and domestic club competitions including Major League Soccer (MLS), UEFA Champions League and Premier League, will broadcast the Concacaf competition through its iOS and Google Play platforms, as well as YahooSports. .com.

Its coverage begins with the first round of the competition on February 19 and will continue throughout the tournament, including the quarter-final matches in March and the semi-final matches and the final in April.

Elsewhere, fans will also be able to follow the competition through Univision Deportes in the United States, Fox Sports in Mexico and Central America, while Flow Sports also holds the distribution rights in the Caribbean.

CBS Sports app issues and how to fix them

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This guide will show you how to troubleshoot CBS Sports app issues that may prevent you from watching the Super Bowl and other games on the CBS Sports app. We’ll show you how to fix issues on your own, without waiting for a response on Twitter, so you don’t miss an epic Super Bowl moment.

From CBS Sports app error codes, Super Bowl streaming issues, and not being able to access what you want, this guide will show you the fastest way to troubleshoot issues with the CBS Sports app. CBS Sports app and streaming service.

We don’t often see the CBS Sports app down for long periods of time, it crashes every now and then. This can happen even more during big events like the Super Bowl, when more viewers tune in. If this happens, there are still things you can do to get up and diffuse faster.

Is CBS Sports down?

Is the CBS Sports app down?

The biggest question people ask is, “Is CBS Sports down? This happens most often during major streaming events, and there’s a good chance it will happen during the Super Bowl. If the service is down, you may see a connection unavailable error or the flow may stop completely. This can happen on iPhone, Android, Apple TV, and Smart TV devices.

You can check DownDetector and other sites to see if this is a common problem or if it is just you. You should also try searching on Twitter for #CBSSports Where #CBSSportsApp hashtags where users can complain.

If you have another way to watch CBS, via cable, via stream on another service you use, or in another app, give it a try. You can even try another device in your home that may work.

If that happens, you can try watching games like the Super Bowl on CBS All Access. You can get a 7 day free trial of CBS All Access, but after that you will need to pay for it. You can go straight or get CBS All Access through Amazon Prime.

How to fix CBS Sports app skipping, buffering and freezing

When the CBS Sports app is running skipping video, buffering and freezing issues are the biggest issues. You can fix them yourself in just a few steps. You may need to restart your device and restart your home internet connection, which will take a few minutes, but may resolve issues faster than CBS.

  1. Restart the CBS Sports app.
  2. Restart your phone, tablet or smart TV.
  3. Try on another device in your home.
  4. Switch to LTE on your phone or try an access point.
  5. Restart your router.

You normally won’t need to go through all of these steps to troubleshoot issues, but you do need to take them to try and fix your CBS Sports buffering and freezing, especially during the Super Bowl. We’ve run into situations where we could stream to one device in the house, but not another, so try a different device while you try these steps.

How to fix CBS Sports app connection issues

How to troubleshoot connection issues with the CBS Sports app.

How to troubleshoot connection issues with the CBS Sports app.

One issue we hear about on a regular basis if you’re not using the CBS Sports app is not being able to sign in or having to sign back in and not knowing your password. You will connect most often with your cable subscription, or your Hulu or PS Vue subscription. On some devices it will share it, but on others you will have to reenter it.

If prompted, choose your TV provider, and then sign in. If you are unable to sign in, you may need to reset your password for the company you get your TV service from. Then you can connect with that and go to streaming.

How To Fix How To Fix CBS Sports App Crashes

If the CBS Sports app crashes a lot, there are things you can try to quickly revert. These steps can fix most app crashing issues on iPhone or Android. They also help on a smart TV or other connected device.

  • Force close the CBS Sports app.
  • Check for updates to the CBS Sports app.
  • Uninstall CBS Sports and reinstall it.

If that doesn’t fix the issue, you should restart your device and check your device for updates, which can help with overall stability.

How to fix CBS Sports app connection issues

If there is a major problem connecting to CBS Sports, it is normally on their end and you will have to wait for a fix, but if the problem does not affect all users, it could be your home network. You can test this by switching to an access point or LTE, but to fix it you will need to take some additional steps.

Confirm this is your network by trying on another device or checking if you can access the internet by going to another webpage on a device on your WiFi network. If you are having network problems overall, you will need to restart your modem and router. You may also need to call your cable or internet company and ask for help. Most of the time, their first step is to unplug the modem, wait 60 seconds, and then turn it back on. This can solve many problems.

How to fix other CBS Sports app issues

If you continue to have issues with the CBS Sports app that you cannot resolve, you will need to get help from CBS directly. Ignore Twitter and go straight to the CBS Sport customer service team, but keep in mind that they likely won’t be able to help you in real time when a big game is underway.

Most of the time, your cable company will not be able to help you with CBS Sports app issues. They can make sure you have the right plan and help you with internet issues, but CBS Sports support will be the best way to get help with major issues.

Contact CBS Sports App Support using this link.

NFL rights help Yahoo Sports app mark millions of users – AdExchanger

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In February, you can watch the Super Bowl on your phone with the Yahoo Sports app.

Last year, Verizon purchased the mobile and tablet rights to the NFL games for Yahoo Sports. Live coverage of the NFL has drawn 4.3 million people to download the Yahoo Sports app this season, in addition to the 1.1 million people who downloaded the app during the playoffs last year, when Yahoo Sports piloted the mobile draw.

The average user checks a game a handful of times and watches for 44 minutes.

“On a Sunday at 3:27 pm I would know any game that started at 1:00 pm is in the fourth quarter,” said Geoff Reiss, general manager and vice president of Yahoo Sports, which is part of Oath, owned by Verizon.

So users register – and while they’re at it, they watch a few ads, with an average completion rate of 90%, according to Yahoo Sports.

Under the terms of the deal, Yahoo runs ads from domestic advertisers and sells the remaining portion of the ad space itself, attracting advertisers like Honda and Snickers. Advertisers cannot purchase an individual game, but those who purchase a strip of mobile ads to run during the playoffs will also have their ads displayed in the app during the Super Bowl, TV’s most prestigious programming event. .

The idea of ​​a digital business getting a foothold in a tentpole game where a 30-second ad costs $ 5 million would have been unthinkable just a few years ago. Today, Yahoo is one of a crowded group of digital sports rights bidders.

Amazon broadcasts Thursday Night Football, like Twitter did last year. YouTube and Hulu offer live television, making sports streaming a reality. ESPN launched its own direct-to-consumer offering called ESPN + this year, which leverages its extensive library of sports rights.

“There is going to be an ongoing fragmentation of how sports rights are delivered to the market, which will create opportunities for emerging players,” said Reiss.

As sports rights become available for renewal, more and more of them will be reclaimed by digital players, he predicted.

Verizon didn’t write a big check to acquire the NFL’s mobile broadcast rights just for ads, however.

“The NFL is helping us drive up the funnel into the global ecosystem,” Reiss said.

This means reintroducing the Yahoo brand to a new generation. With 60% of viewers under the age of 40, the NFL is helping Yahoo attract viewers who may not remember when Yahoo was the first Internet portal.

The Yahoo Sports ecosystem is also growing. Yahoo has expanded into college fantasy football this year. Football fans take quiz questions in the weekly Yahoo Fantasy Slate mobile contest to win cash prizes in a HQ-like experience.

Yahoo has also created its own version of SportsCenter for the app called “The Rush”. The three-minute program worked so well that it inspired two spinoffs: one for fantasy sports players and another for sports bettors. Former NFL player Martellus Bennett also hosts the sports comedy show “Mostly Football”.

At the end of the football season, Yahoo plans to target basketball fans. Through an agreement with the NBA, app users can watch eight non-market basketball games on NBA League Pass before reaching the paywall and must subscribe to the premium offer.

Are more paid offers in the works at Yahoo Sports as the company tests a subscription version of Yahoo Finance?

“Absolutely,” Reiss said. “Our job is to make sure we have the right economic proposition. There isn’t a single financial use case that we want to pit against 13 million people. “

Just as theater producers try to “resize a house,” Reiss must determine what the “orchestra” and “balcony” experiences might look like for Yahoo Sports – and what each should cost.

Yahoo Sports’ big push into live sports comes as its parent company regroups. Oath lost its leader and name this year when Tim Armstrong left and Oath became Verizon Media Group. With Verizon’s vision focused on 5G, will the scale and ambition of Yahoo Sports’ plan slow down?

No, according to Reiss. Engagement and traffic are increasing year on year.

“Sport is an area of ​​growth for the company,” he said. “We have more support than ever from our parent company to develop this business, and we believe we have deserved this investment. “

New “MyTeams by NBC Sports” App Tries to Simplify RSN Streaming

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Sports network apps aren’t new, but NBC Sports Regional Networks’ new “MyTeams By NBC Sports” app has some interesting twists. To get started, here is a blurb of their release:

NBC Sports Regional Networks today launched MyTeams by NBC Sports, a one-of-a-kind, team-focused mobile app that gives fans personalized all-in-one access to comprehensive coverage of their favorite teams, featuring evident by the live broadcast of the matches. of their local teams. MyTeams brings together all multimedia content focused on the 25 NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB teams covered by NBC Sports Regional Networks. From now on, fans across the United States can download MyTeams for free on iOS and Android devices from the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.

… MyTeams is highlighted by live coverage of NBA, NHL and MLB games produced by NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports Boston, NBC Sports California, NBC Sports Chicago, NBC Sports Northwest, NBC Sports Philadelphia and NBC Sports Washington. Live broadcasts of the networks’ pre-game and post-game shows, including NFL programming, will also be available on MyTeams. Live match coverage will automatically stream to the top of the respective team pages when available to fans. Authenticated subscribers of the local NBC Sports Regional Network providing coverage in their area will be able to watch full live matches and game day broadcasts, as well as the network’s linear television channel, from anywhere in the United States. no additional cost.

The claim of “the first team-focused mobile app” seems a bit of a stretch, considering previous offerings from Bleacher Report, ESPN, The Score, Big Ten Network, and many more (with all of those including customization of the website). ‘team, and some of them including live game broadcasts). There were previously opportunities for RSN subscribers to stream live match coverage through the NBC Sports app.

But the MyTeams approach seems like an easier way to find coverage for a particular team, and it also seems to offer more opportunities to broadcast on match day (pre and post-match shows) as well. as the linear RSN channel. And focusing on particular teams seems useful; that way, fans of a team in a city who don’t follow all of the teams in that city should be able to see only what interests them. Also, it makes sense to separate the content of the NBC Sports regional networks app from the regular content of the NBC / NBCSN app available on the NBC Sports app, as this could make it easier to find particular games or content. (and easier to get technical support if something goes wrong).

It should be noted that this only affects a few teams in particular: six NFL teams, seven NBA teams, five NHL teams, and seven MLB teams. But it’s a notable development nonetheless, and it comes on top of some of the unconventional moves NBC Sports is trying with its regional networks. This includes over-the-top streaming of Blazers game packages (back for a second year) and over-the-top off-market access to pre-game and post-game content on NBC Sports Philadelphia. . We’ll see what they do next.

Stream Wolves games to your mobile device with the FOX Sports app

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The FOX Sports app, available for iOS and Android devices, provides live video streaming of FOX Sports content along with instant highlights and alerts for key scores and games. Fans can download the mobile app for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Will i be able to broadcast Wood wolves matches this season?

Yes. If you are a customer of a participating pay television provider and receive FOX Sports North as part of your channel lineup, you will be able to stream FOX Sports North Timberwolves TV shows on the FOX Sports app as part of your video subscription.

How does it work and how much does it cost?

If a Wolves game airs on FOX Sports North, it will also be available on the FOX Sports app. To stream games, users will need to verify their credentials by signing in with the user ID and password of their pay TV provider. There is no additional charge to use the FOX Sports app.

How do I access the FOX Sports app?

The FOX Sports app is currently available on mobile devices, including iOS and Android. The FOX Sports app is also available on connected devices including Android TV, Amazon FireTV, Apple TV, Roku Players and Roku TV, Xbox One. Fans can download the mobile app for free from the iTunes App Store, Google Play, and Windows Store or visit FOXSports.com.

At this time, Chromecast features are not supported, but will be in future updates.

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Why do I have to log in?

The FOX Sports mobile app is an extension of your pay TV service that you get at home. The FOX Sports mobile app allows viewers to watch on the best screen available, at home or on the go.

Which pay TV providers participate in the FOX Sports app?

All major pay television providers participate in the FOX Sports app.

What if I don’t have my pay TV provider credentials or have forgotten them?

Contact your pay TV provider to retrieve your username and password.

The FOX Sports app is not working. What can I do?

You can contact us by visiting foxsports.custhelp.com.

For more information, please visit https://www.foxsports.com/fs-app-4-1-faq or contact us on Twitter @FOXSportsGoHelp

Stream Bucks games to your mobile device with the FOX Sports app

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The FOX Sports app, available for iOS and Android devices, provides live video streaming of FOX Sports content along with instant highlights and alerts for key scores and games. Fans can download the mobile app for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Will i be able to broadcast Roe deer matches this season?

Yes. If you are a customer of a participating pay television provider and receive FOX Sports Wisconsin as part of your channel lineup, you will be able to stream FOX Sports Wisconsin Bucks TV shows on the FOX Sports app as part of your video subscription.

How does it work and how much does it cost?

If a Bucks game airs on FOX Sports Wisconsin, it will also be available on the FOX Sports app. To stream games, users will need to verify their credentials by signing in with the user ID and password of their pay TV provider. There is no additional charge to use the FOX Sports app.

How do I access the FOX Sports app?

The FOX Sports app is currently available on mobile devices, including iOS and Android. The FOX Sports app is also available on connected devices including Android TV, Amazon FireTV, Apple TV, Roku Players and Roku TV, Xbox One. Fans can download the mobile app for free from the iTunes App Store, Google Play, and Windows Store or visit FOXSports.com.

At this time, Chromecast features are not supported, but will be in future updates.

Why do I have to log in?

The FOX Sports mobile app is an extension of your pay TV service that you get at home. The FOX Sports mobile app allows viewers to watch on the best screen available, at home or on the go.

Which pay TV providers participate in the FOX Sports app?

All major pay television providers participate in the FOX Sports app.

What if I don’t have my pay TV provider credentials or have forgotten them?

Contact your pay TV provider to retrieve your username and password.

The FOX Sports app is not working. What can I do?

You can contact us by visiting foxsports.custhelp.com.

For more information, please visit https://www.foxsports.com/fs-app-4-1-faq or contact us on Twitter @FOXSportsGoHelp

Streaming Suns Games on the FOX Sports App FAQ

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The FOX Sports app, available for iOS and Android devices, provides live video streaming of FOX Sports content along with instant highlights and alerts for key scores and games.

Fans can download the mobile app for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Will I be able to broadcast Suns games this season?

Yes. If you are a customer of a participating pay television provider and receive FOX Sports Arizona as part of your channel list, you will be able to stream FOX Sports Arizona Suns shows on the FOX Sports app as part of your subscription. video.

How does it work and how much does it cost?

If a Suns game airs on FOX Sports Arizona or FOX Sports Arizona Plus, it will also be available on the FOX Sports app. To stream games, users will need to verify their credentials by signing in with the user ID and password of their pay TV provider. There is no additional charge to use the FOX Sports app.

How do I access the FOX Sports app?

The FOX Sports app is currently available on mobile devices, including iOS and Android. The FOX Sports app is also available on connected devices including Android TV, Amazon FireTV, Apple TV, Roku Players and Roku TV, Xbox One. Fans can download the mobile app for free from the iTunes App Store, Google Play, or visit FOXSports.com.

At this time, Chromecast features are not supported, but will be in future updates.

Why do I have to log in?

The FOX Sports mobile app is an extension of your pay TV service that you get at home. The FOX Sports mobile app allows viewers to watch on the best screen available, at home or on the go.

Which pay TV providers participate in the FOX Sports app?

All major pay television providers participate in the FOX Sports app.

What if I don’t have my pay TV provider credentials or have forgotten them?

Contact your pay TV provider to retrieve your username and password.

The FOX Sports app is not working. What can I do?

You can contact us by visiting foxsports.custhelp.com.

For more information, please visit foxsports.com.

NBC Sports app is coming to Xbox One just in time for the Olympics

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The opening ceremonies for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics took place last night to kick off the event that will take place over the past two weeks. NBC Sports is the exclusive provider of the Olympics in the United States and they have now launched their NBC Sports app for Xbox One just in time.

NBC previously had their own app for Xbox One where people could watch shows, but now they also have their own NBC Sports app not only for the Olympics but also for many NBC events in the future like the games of NFL Sunday Night football. This news came from an NBC press release for the app.

“The Olympics are coming to Xbox and Samsung devices thanks to the NBC Sports app. NBC Sports Groups announced that its live streaming product is now available for the Xbox streaming platform and select Samsung devices to authenticated pay TV subscribers. The platforms join Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Chromecast, Comcast’s X1, Roku, Win10, Apple iOS and Android devices that will have access to over 4,500 hours of NBC streaming for the 2016 Summer Olympics. “

The only downside here is that you will need to subscribe to cable TV which defeats the purpose somewhat as you might just be watching on TV. The good news is that there are quite a few cable TV providers you can connect with, so there’s a good chance your business will be on the list.

In total, the NBC Sports app will offer over 4,500 hours of streaming coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympics, so be sure to download the app if you plan to watch some of the events between your gaming sessions.

– This article was updated on February 27, 2018

Phillies game available to stream this season via the NBC Sports app

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Fans can now watch the Phillies on the go via the NBC Sports app

TV ratings are dropping across the board and businesses are looking for ways to extend their reach and prevent people from “cutting the cord” at home. Last year, NBC began streaming Flyers and Sixers games online and through the NBC Sports app for those with a qualifying TV subscription at no additional cost.

Starting this season, you can watch the Phillies anywhere you go through the NBC website and app.

In a press release revealed on Thursday, NBC announced plans to expand its streaming options for local markets.

NBC Sports Regional Networks today announced an agreement with MLBAM to broadcast MLB games in the local market, as well as pre and postgame programming, starting with the 2017 regular season. Streaming offering is available at no additional cost to authenticated pay television subscribers of NBC Sports Group’s CSN Regional Sports Networks (RSNs). This local initiative advances NBCUniversal’s implementation of “TV Everywhere,” which strives to make quality content available to authenticated customers both in and out of the home, and across multiple platforms.

The addition of MLB Authenticated Market Streaming completes NBC Sports’ local streaming portfolio for regional networks, which also includes local live streaming of the NBA and NHL. The RSNs first introduced NBA streaming in 2014 and announced the addition of streaming to the NHL market last fall, starting with the 2016-17 season.

NBC Sports regional networks now have market streaming partnerships of the Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings, San Jose Sharks, San Francisco Giants and Oakland A (CSN Bay Area / CSN California); Chicago Bulls, Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox (CSN Chicago); Washington Wizards and Washington Capitals (CSN Mid-Atlantic); Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers and Philadelphia Phillies (CSN Philadelphia); and Boston Celtics (CSN New England).

This keeps anyone traveling or living on the West Coast from paying too much for MLB.TV, which I have found to be quite unreliable. You will also be able to watch the games through a streaming device, such as an Apple TV or an Amazon Fire Stick.

As someone who currently lives outside the grip of the Philadelphia media market, having not only Philadelphia baseball but all the major sports available is a huge plus. It’s just as convenient for those who travel constantly or can’t be home for a game.

Considering the amount invested in the $ 2.5 billion Phillies TV deal with Comcast SportsNet, the ability to expand advertising beyond regional boundaries alone is a major benefit to all parties.

Sports app helps education foundation

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– Support the Sparta Education Foundation (SEF) by downloading FireFan, a free mobile sports app that will donate funds to the Foundation when you play. Players can register on www.firefan.com by entering the code “SEF”. They earn free chips by watching advertisements which are used to play games. The app tracks NFL games in real time, including the season playoffs and the upcoming 51st Super Bowl on Sunday, February 5.
“The FireFan app is even more fun to use as the Super Bowl approaches,” said Danielle Dykstra, President of the SEF. “The principle is simple: the more people we have who register with our code, play the game and watch advertisements, the more money we can raise for public schools in Sparta. Just go to www.firefan.com and type in “SEF” to sign up and you can watch the biggest showdown of the season in the NFL.
Three winners who pre-registered for the FireFan app included Ellen Anderson who won an Apple Watch, Olivia Giralt, winner of the Beats Solo2 Luxe headset and Aiden Ryan, recipient of a $ 100 gift certificate to Krogh’s. The Apple Watch and gift certificate were donated by Andy Garger, Beats headphones by Christian Blendinger, and banners for the event by Garger, Blendinger and Rob Daly. Each is a resident of Sparta and a partner of the company Play4YourCause, the company which pays donations from users of the FireFan application directly to SEF.
The FireFan app allows users to predict real-time results on match day with a series of game-related questions about which team will win, who will win the toss or how many yards will be gained in the next game . Players who predict correctly can redeem their loyalty points for merchandise like hats, jerseys, or match tickets. FireFan will initially follow NFL games, and sports will change over the seasons to include basketball, professional football, and baseball. Every time a player watches an advertisement and plays a game, money is collected for SEF.
The Sparta Education Foundation strengthens public schools, supports teachers and inspires students. Since 2006, they have donated over $ 775,000 in grants to the five public schools in Sparta. The Foundation is an independent, non-profit, all-volunteer organization whose mission is to engage the entire community in philanthropic giving. Visit spartaeducationfoundation.org for more information.

DraftKings Launches New Live Sports App: DK Live

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[toc]DraftKings has already dabbled in the content of daily fantastic sports, in addition to running his own contests.

This effort has gotten more serious with the recent launch of a new mobile app – DK Live – a product separate from its platform and its DFS application.

DK Live at a glance

DK Live is billed as the digital and fantastic version of “NFL RedZone” by DraftKings. CEO of DraftKings Jason robin unveiled DK Live at TechCrunch Disruption in San Francisco today.

“Our team built DK Live with the fantastic player in mind, creating an experience that’s right for every fan and connecting them to the content that matters most to them,” Robins said in a press release. “DK Live is our latest way to give sports fans the best technology and experience by eliminating frantic screen hopping between different apps and websites on game day. “

Currently, the new offering is available for iOS in the App Store, with plans to eventually launch a Android version. The app is powered largely by data provided by STATS LLC, which DraftKings also uses for its core app.

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The app is not necessarily revolutionary in the idea that it provides sports information to fans, although the app outperforms other fantasy-based apps in its ability to provide information based on what a DFS player wants to see.

“The goal for us is really to have the experience of sweating your lineups and your sports media consumption beyond DraftKings,” Corey gottlieb, vice president of content at DraftKings, told Legal Sports Report in a product demo.

What’s in the app?

  • Strong points: A filterable section allows users to see every red zone play, touchdown, turnover and gain over 20 yards for live games.
  • Notes: Users can see all game scores including a game’s scoreboards to follow a game feed for individual games.
  • News: The news section includes the latest player news and injury updates from Twitter, RotoWire and FantasyLabs, among other news sources. DK Live also builds on a relationship with Inside Injuries, which analyzes the impact of injuries.

The coolest thing about DK Live: DraftKings users can customize the app based on their fantastic lineup for that week. Users who also have the DraftKings app can filter information so that they only receive information relevant to their fantastic queues.

“This is the real differentiator for us, for a DraftKings user,” said Gottlieb. “It all has to do with the players you made decisions about when you were drafting. “

Will people adopt DK live?

DK Live intends to be a one-stop-shop for everyday fantasy football players, allowing them to easily consume information for any players and teams they want, fantasy sports related or not.

“We think it’s a perfect second screen for people who watch games live and for people who are trying to follow their players,” said Gottlieb.

However, the application is separate from the traditional DraftKings application, where players can assemble queues, enter contests, and track their performance against other DFS players in those contests.

Yet DFS users often still use two or more apps or websites to track sports – the app (s) for their DFS competitions and a sports app / website. Gottlieb argues that no product on the market is aimed so much at the DFS user, with the fantastic level of customization available on DK Live. This gives it a head start as a potential sports source, at least for DFS players.

Can DK Live make a dent in a space already filled with a myriad of apps providing real-time sports information? If DraftKings and other users find it different and useful enough, that potential exists.

Penn State students create pick-up sports app, hope it will curb pick-up game mayhem | University Park Campus News

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Three Penn State students have created a pick-up sports app that could make aimless texting friends looking for a pick-up game a thing of the past.

Farabi Sameer (junior aerospace engineer) said the idea for First Pick — an app Sameer, Dilanka Dharmasena and Patrick O’Connor created this spring to organize sports matches on campus — came to them when they were trying to play football in the rain last year.

“You can play football in the rain, but do you really want to walk two miles in the rain only to find no one else showed up?” Samir said.

He wanted a way that he could make a game and anyone could tell he was from a smartphone.

The app, which allows users to create games on different terrains and click “in” if they want to attend, went live in mid-July.

Sameer pitched his idea to his Entrepreneurial Mindset (MGMT 215) class instructor, Richard Weyer. He approached Weyer after the first class and asked for advice on how to start the project.

“[Weyer] pretty much helped me with the business side ever since,” Sameer said.

Sameer met Dharmasena (second year computer science student) through a mutual friend in October 2015, and they started conceiving the app design. Sameer and Dharmasena realized they might need more help with the project, so Dharmasena invited O’Connor (a sophomore in computer science) to join the team in the winter of 2016.

All three received help from Penn State through the Summer Founders program. According to its website, the program aims for students to commit full-time to working on a business or product idea over the summer without doing an internship.

The program gives six companies funding of $10,000 each to work on their project for a 10-week period from late May to early August, Sameer said.

“We were one of six recipients out of 60 groups that applied,” Sameer said.

The app’s simple interface – which is still being tested and fine-tuned – has already attracted more than 300 users, Dharmasena said. One such user, Christian Pozotrigo (Junior Energy Engineer), said the app takes all the guesswork out of finding games.

With this app, Pozotrigo said he knows exactly when people are getting together, rather than just going to the fields and hoping there’s a pick-up game to join.

“Before we had this app, I didn’t know where there was a game to see if the grass was booked by other people, but with First Pick, it’s now solved,” said Jianyi Li (graduate student in mechanical engineering). “It works every time.”

Sameer said the only type of publicity they did for the app was going to the fields and asking people to try it.

“Word of mouth has been really successful so far,” Dharmasena said.

Now that the fall semester has begun, Sameer said he eventually wants to create targeted Facebook advertising or distribute flyers.

Dharmasena hopes to have as many people as possible using the app on campus by the end of the school year and perhaps even partner with off-campus organizations. “You can pretty much use [First Pick] anywhere,” Sameer said.

The trio hope to expand to other college campuses in the future.

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Yahoo Sports app update affects MLB live streams

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Yahoo Sports is emphasizing Major League Baseball (MLB) live streams on its rebuilt mobile app with a host of new features.

As part of its latest update, the completely redesigned app now features a personalized live streaming guide that helps you find and connect to services that stream MLB games. Additionally, Yahoo Sports will allow you to watch selected broadcasts of the game of the day during the current MLB season live on your iOS or Android device.

Now when you open the app, you will see a “Watch” button next to the games with streaming options on the “Schedule” page. Select the game you want to watch and you’ll be taken to its details page, where you’ll find a “Watch Now” button that tells you where it’s streaming. Yahoo says the app manages complex rights and blackout restrictions to show you only the live streaming options available to you. Also, for mobile streaming fans, if a game is labeled “Live on Yahoo”, that means you can watch it directly on the game’s details page. It’s not just baseball fans who benefit from live action, Yahoo also currently broadcasts four NHL games per week, which can be viewed on the app.

Apart from visual content, Yahoo Sports offers news and updates from all major sports leagues. Sports fans can personalize their app experience by selecting their favorite teams and can receive notifications and updates. The app also features exclusive content from popular Yahoo Sports columnists such as Adrian Wojnarowski, Dan Wetzel and Pat Forde.

“We’re thrilled to say that the days of scouring the internet to find where your live sports are streamed are a thing of the past,” Parker Emmott, director of product management at Yahoo, says in a Tumblr post. “Starting today with MLB, our completely redesigned Yahoo Sports app now features a guide to finding and streaming live baseball games.”

Despite a major transition following its recent acquisition by Verizon, Yahoo remains committed to refreshing its products in an effort to keep pace with its rivals. Like other web giants such as Twitter and Facebook, Yahoo stepped up its live streaming game this year – first acquiring the live streaming rights to 180 MLB games, then launching a free Hulu streaming service. in the form of Yahoo View.

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NBC Sports app no ​​longer supports games on Windows 10 and Xbox

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NBC Sports’ coverage of the 2016/17 Premier League season began with a blow on opening day when Microsoft Windows 10 and Xbox One users discovered they couldn’t use the NBC app Sports to watch the most exciting football league in the world.

The NBC Sports app, formerly known as NBC Sports Live Extra, allows football fans in the United States to stream every game of the Premier League season on computers, smartphones, game consoles, Roku and other devices over the top. The NBC Sports app was recently updated to work on Windows 10. However, the NBC Sports app for Windows 10 and Xbox One does not work for Premier League games, although it does work for Olympic coverage.

On the opening day of the season, football fans unable to watch Premier League games with the NBC Sports app flocked to social media to express their frustration at not being able to watch their favorite team online. Windows 10 software works on personal computers, but also on tablets and the Xbox One game console. The NBC Sports app, however, works on Windows 10 mobile.

According to an NBC Sports spokesperson, Premier League coverage on the NBC Sports app does not support Windows 10 and Xbox One platforms, but they are working to do so in the future.

The news that an update is in the works will not appease many fans who expect the NBC Sports app to be fixed as soon as possible, especially since the Olympics will not be completed before the end of August and that NBC Sports has not given a date when to expect the application to be fixed for the Premier League.

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The fact that the NBC Sports app does not support Windows 10 and Xbox One is ironic given that one of NBC’s sponsors (see screenshot above) during Premier League coverage is Microsoft Surface Pro 4, which runs Windows 10.

Solutions? One recommendation is that Windows 10 and/or Xbox One users consider purchasing a Roku stick, which can be purchased for $40. As long as you subscribe to NBCSN and CNBC through your TV provider, you’ll be able to watch the games on your Roku (and on your TV). The alternative is to hope that your favorite team will be shown on TV and/or in Premier League overtime so you don’t miss a game.

You can also buy a Google Chromecast ($35), plug it into your Xbox One HDMI, download the NBC Sports app to your phone, then connect and stream your phone’s games to your Xbox One console.

The last option is to check if the old NBC Sports Live Extra app is installed on your Windows 10 computer. If so, it should be able to play Premier League games instead of the NBC Sports App version.

Live streaming, real-time scores and merchandising

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Fancred started as a social network for sports fans, a place where people could share photos of games and talk about the mess of rival teams. But, like Facebook and Twitter when they got big, the 3-year-old platform has bigger ambitions. He wants to be the next global sports media company. That plan starts rolling into place on Wednesday, when Fancred adds live video and real-time game scores to its mobile apps and website, and that’s just the beginning.

Fancred might just be the first sports app with a Periscope-like live-streaming feature. Anyone can stream on the app, although there is a 5 minute limit. This cap serves two purposes: it gives the person time to broadcast to call out the worst play in the game, provide a window into the action on the field, or show a brief scene from the tailgating party. And if you’re a viewer watching the stream, you know how long you have to wait to catch the ending. It’s not an opportunity for people to stream entire games to their subscribers, which is a problem Periscope has faced.

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“Fans always want to rant, fans want to shout their opinions and do the Monday morning quarterback,” Fancred CEO Kash Razzaghi said. “We believe it will be a place where sports personalities are born.”

While anyone can live stream, Fancred realizes that sports fans want to see expert video commentary. It partners with dozens of media companies and sports teams to create what are essentially mini TV shows that stream live within the app. Mashable, the boston globeSportswriters from and Mississippi State University teams are all on board with Fancred live streams, with more to come.

Fans won’t be able to comment on shows, like they can on other apps. Instead, Fancred will offer upvote and downvote options to keep the community civil.

The other new feature, live scores, is something the sports app has never offered before. Fancred launches real-time game information with NFL scores before rolling out stats for all major leagues across all sports.

“We’re going to be giving out super fast, up-to-the-minute personalized scores for fans who want to follow their teams,” Razzaghi said. “We want Fancred to be useful to you even if you’re not super active on social media.”

The new Fancred is organized into three feeds: your main activity feed from people you follow on the platform, such as teams, journalists or other fans; a stream for live streams currently on air; and a stream for real-time scores. The platform will soon add tabs for commerce, so fans can buy tickets or in-app merchandising, and a personalized news feed with original editorial content created exclusively for Fancred.

It’s a bold move to try and compete in a space where Facebook and Twitter dominate, but Fancred is betting big on its community of passionate sports fans to spread the word. For people who don’t want to deal with the social aspect of a social network, Fancred’s new features are great. Being able to open a separate sports app to catch a live broadcast during a commercial break or check the score at work is a drama-free way to stay connected while gaming without getting into a family Facebook war.

Comcast bolsters the X1 Sports app with an Xbox One-like fantasy football sidebar

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Comcast customers with the X1 platform have access to a new “Football Companion”.

Comcast today announced a new feature for the X1 Sports app that lets fans see fantastic real-time stats, player comparisons, injury reports and more with a sidebar on the right side of your screen. TV screen.

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This means you can watch live game action – or other programming – while stats and other football-related information are updated in real time on the right side of your screen.

The feature is quite similar to what Microsoft is offering with its own NFL app on Xbox One, which lets you “click” the app on the right side of the screen and see stats and scores while watching live TV. direct.

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As more and more people use second screens while watching live matches to access fantasy football stats, news and other related information, companies like Microsoft and Comcast are trying to provide everything in one place. .

Comcast added more features to its X1 Sports app in July, including the ability to “auto-extend” DVR recordings when games exceed a scheduled airtime. It’s also testing a way to allow customers to easily skip to key highlights while watching recorded sporting events.

Yahoo brings real money to its fantasy sports app

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The new Fantasy Sports feature allows users to play daily games, instead of contests that last an entire sports season.

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Yahoo hopes to score points by expanding its already popular Fantasy Sports app.

The internet giant announced on Wednesday that it will host daily and weekly fantasy sports games where users can place real bets. Previously, Yahoo’s service only offered one-season contests.

In fantasy sports, users assemble a team of basketball, football, or baseball players and then earn points based on how well those players perform in real-life games. Yahoo is already a top brand in the world of fantasy sports providers, alongside companies like ESPN and CBS. (CBS is the parent company of CNET.)

Yahoo has good reason to push further into fantasy sports. Viewership for the hobby grew 40% last year, with more than 56 million people playing in the United States and Canada, according to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association. The average player also spends $465 a year on contest fees, according to the trade association.

Fantasy sports have been a beacon of hope for Yahoo, with CEO Marissa Mayer still working to turn the struggling company around. Since taking the helm three years ago, Mayer has tried to remake the company for the mobile age as consumers spend more time on their smartphones and tablets than on desktops and laptops. . But while it revamped all of Yahoo’s mobile apps and services — from Yahoo Mail to Weather to Finance — the company still faces declining revenue.

With its new feature, Yahoo hopes to capitalize on the growing popularity of daily contests. Fanduel, which also offers daily fantasy sports games, has the support of top investors like NBC Sports and the NBA. DraftKings, another rival, reportedly secured an investment from ESPN owner Disney, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Adding daily games will help Yahoo’s app appeal to “modern fans,” Simon Khalaf, Yahoo’s senior vice president of product and engineering, said in a statement.

For now, Yahoo’s daily contests focus only on Major League Baseball, but the company will add other sports at the start of their professional seasons. At launch, entry into daily games ranges from $1 or $5 or as low as $250. Prizes for winners can reach $50,000.

NCAA.com launches new version of sports app

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NCAA.com, operated by Turner Sports, introduced a completely redesigned NCAA Sports app brought to you by Buick that provides fans with a more personalized viewing experience, enhanced navigation features and broader social integration. The app for iPhone and iPod touch has been completely redesigned for iOS 7 and is available now on the App Store or as a free update for existing users. Additionally, for the first time, the app is available for Android smartphones via Google Play and features exclusive live video for over 65 NCAA championships, as well as comprehensive regular season coverage, including live scores. direct and personalized alerts.

Arriving in time for the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship, the app will include real-time scores, lineup information and highlights throughout the championship. Turner Sports and CBS Sports will provide live coverage of all 67 championship games, including the Final Four on Saturday, April 5, airing exclusively on TBS for the first time and the National Championship on Monday, April 7, airing on CBS.

NCAA Sports app features include:

  • Exclusive Live video coverage – direct access to over 350 live events from over 65 NCAA championships;
  • Scores and timetables – available for football, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, softball, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s volleyball, and field hockey; In addition to the NCAA Sports app, NCAA.com – redesigned earlier this year on all devices – offers daily content offerings that include editorial coverage, real-time game highlights, scores and schedules, leaderboards, rankings and an NCAA championship hub for coverage of all 89 NCAA championships.
  • Custom Rating Alerts – upset alerts and favorite school alerts for FBS and FCS football and men’s basketball (Division I);
  • Team Hubs – real-time information on each school with the latest results, news and social media content in one destination;
  • NCAA Top 100 – a track of the school registering the most popularity within the application.

“We’ve redesigned the NCAA Sports app with a fan-centric approach, providing direct access to live video and a more personalized experience with deeper levels of engagement,” said Mark Johnson, vice president, business operations, Turner Sports and NCAA Digital. “The NCAA Sports app is a great resource for fans who want to watch the NCAA Championships live and stay up to date with all the latest information from their favorite schools.”

In addition to the NCAA Sports app, NCAA.com – redesigned earlier this year on all devices – offers daily content offerings that include editorial coverage, real-time game highlights, scores and schedules, leaderboards, rankings and an NCAA championship hub for coverage of all 89 NCAA championships.

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Yahoo updates the Sports app to turn game highlights into GIFs

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Yahoo today released a new version of its Sports app that has been redesigned for iOS 7 with a particular focus on GIFs. Yahoo Sports GIFs, which it calls Loops, take short snippets of game highlights and allow users to overlay text. They can then share their creations with the community, with the GIF appearing in a feed on the game’s main results page. “We have a tradition around creativity and empowering Tumblr and Flickr creators,” says Josh Schwarzapel , senior product manager for mobile and emerging products. “We took that mindset and applied it to the sport.”

Buckles are available for professional football, baseball, basketball and hockey, as well as college football and baseball. Yahoo uses technology from its IntoNow acquisition to record highlights from almost any TV sports game, so GIF creators can quickly scan through a game’s play to find the moment they want to highlight. .

Yahoo uses IntoNow’s technology to record highlights of almost any TV play

Loops are the biggest new feature in the Sports app, which Yahoo says is used by millions of people every day. A redesign for iOS 7 gives the app a flatter, more image-heavy look, in line with the company’s other recent redesigns. Player stats now include a prominent photo of the player, for example, and the app pulls gaming articles from the web and places them on the game results page.

The update will likely be good news for app users, although loops seem a little harder to find than they should. If you are not taken directly to the game results screen from a push notification, you must first select the sport, then the game you are looking for, then scroll down to see the GIFs . But it’s a creative step by Yahoo that makes the app more visually appealing — and shows another way the company’s acquisitions have begun to pollinate its app lineup.