6 Sports Apps You Need for the Apple Watch

Keep up on your favorite teams with these handy Apple Watch apps.

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The Apple Watch is a great way to keep up on sports. Use it to provide up-to-the-minute information about players, trades, and scores. Not sure which sports app to download first? Here are some of the best ones.

ESPN: Live Sports and Scores

 If you only have one app to track sports, make it the ESPN: Live Sports and Scores app. The app provides scores, highlights, live streams of major games, and fast access to ESPN radio and podcasts. You can track your favorite teams and get push notifications with important news, scores, and information. The app currently supports college basketball, college football, MLB, NFL, and NBA teams.

MLB at Bat

MLB at Bat is a must-have for baseball nerds. The app offers live scores, player cards, pitch tracking, and league news. With the Apple Watch app, you can track scores for individual games or check up on league standings. Customize the app to feature your favorite team and enjoy breaking news, schedules, and stats for each player.

NBA: Official App

Love the NBA? The NBA: Official App keeps you connected to your teams with up-to-the-minute news, schedules, and videos. If you only follow one team, you can customize the app to see updates from just that team. Like other sports apps, the NBA Official App allows you receive push notifications and track scores, stats, game highlights, and league news.

Yahoo Fantasy Football

The Yahoo Fantasy Football app allows you to keep tabs on your fantasy teams, receive real-time notifications, and make crucial adjustments on the go. With Fantasy Messenger, you can trash-talk friends in your league through text and gif messages. You can also manage your roster, draft from anywhere, receive instant updates, get analysis from Yahoo Fantasy experts.

StubHub: Mobile Event Tickets

With the StubHub app, you can purchase tickets to sold-out sporting events. If tickets are too expensive you can set an alert to let you know when prices drop below a set value. When game day arrives, you can use the app itself as your entrance ticket. With StubHub you can sometimes find tickets that are cheaper than those at the box office—not to mention safer than those bought from scalpers.

theScore: Sports News & Scores

When you want to know the score right now, theScore app offers real-time updates alongside news alerts, in-game stats, video, and social content for your favorite players and teams. The app supports a variety of sports leagues and events, including: 

  • Football (NFL, NCAA, CFL)
  • Baseball (MLB)
  • Basketball (NBA, NCAA including March Madness)
  • Hockey (NHL, Men's and Women's Winter Olympic Hockey, IIHF WJHC, World Junior Hockey Championship)
  • Soccer (Premier League, Champions League, World Cup, Serie A, La Liga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, Capital One Cup, Europa League, Ligue 1, Coppa Italia, DFB-Pokal, Copa Del Rey, and Liga MX)
  • Mixed Martial Arts (MMA: UFC and Bellator)
  • Auto Racing (NASCAR Sprint Cup, Formula 1)
  • Golf (PGA, LPGA, EPGA, Web.com)
  • Tennis (ATP, WTA)
  • Lacrosse (NLL)