Top 5 Must Have Sports Apps for 2013

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No matter what time of year it is, there is always some type of sporting event going on. If you want to stay onto of sports, you should never be without your favorite sports app. There are plenty of apps out on the market now days, but there are some sports apps you should not be without this year. Here are five of the best sports apps for iphone and android.

MLB.com At Bat
mlbIf baseball is at the top of your list for favorites, then the MLB.com At Bat is your must have app of the season. This app allows you to keep up with your favorite teams and players by having access to tons of clips and videos. If you are a member of MLB.TV, you can also watch full archived games. The app lets you view different rosters, stats, and headlines so you can stay up-to-date on all of your baseball news. When you customize it, you will be able to view your favorite team’s information on the startup page and even get personalized push notifications. Even when you aren’t able to watch the game, you can get information about the current game in progress. The game day section of the app lets you see the score, view text play-by-play, and you can even see the field or get a quick summary of the game. The app lets you have everything baseball right at your fingertips. This app is available for a variety of different devices for only $3.99.

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Thuuz Sports
thuuzThe Thuuz sports app makes sure you never miss a game. In the app, you can designate who your favorite teams are and what players you have on your Fantasy teams. Using this information, the app then alerts you of different games and events that you may be interested in as well as where you can watch or get more information about them from. It also will give your important scoring and play updates for your favorite teams, and even alert you when your Fantasy players have moved into a scoring position. You can easily incorporate your own Fantasy Football leagues; connect with friends and experts to see what games they are watching. Thuuz is a great app to make sure you never miss a game or update. This is a free app available for iPhones, Android phones, and Google TV.

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Team Stream
teamstreamStay up with all of the updates, stories, and information about your favorite sports team. With this app, you will be able to pick your favorite sports teams from the NFL, MBA, MLB, and other leagues, with that information, the app will send you current news stories and notifications based on your preferences. The app is easy to navigate and gives you full access to articles from Bleacher Report as well as other leading sports news sources from around the web. Team Stream will give you all of the information you need to know about your favorite teams before news stations. This is a free app that is available for Apple iPhones and iPads, T-Mobile Android phones, and through the Amazon app store.

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myguy-viggleMyGuy by Viggle will take care of your Football and Baseball Fantasy league needs. The app, which is available within the Viggle app, lets you create your own instantaneous fantasy football or baseball league. You can see how your fantasy players are doing throughout the current game that is going, and even switch out players whether the ball is in play already or not. Viggle has their own scoring for their fantasy football and baseball games and make it easy for you to get to the current leader board straight within the app. MyGuy is based on an HTML5 platform so it is available for a variety of phones and tablets as well as being able to be web based.

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Sports Tap
sports-tapSports Tap lets you follow more than just your favorite football or basketball team, but also lets you follow international soccer leagues, Nascar, IndyCar, PGA, MLS, or even you teams near by. The app gives you the latest news updates on teams and players as well as photos. You can also look up game schedules by teams, tournaments, and races. Sports tap lets you keep up with all of your favorite sports all in one app. It has an easy to use interface that will let you switch between different sports types quickly and easily as well as show you how many games are in progress by displaying a red dot with a number by the sports icon. This is a free app for iPhones, Androids, and can also be used in your web browser.

With so many different types of sports and sports teams, it’s no surprise that there are just as many apps to help you stay on top of them all. These apps will help you get all the information you need for your Fantasy game, or even so you can just cheer on your favorite team. This year don’t get behind on any of your favorite sports by getting these must have apps.