- Leading sports app delivers richer visuals and deeper real-time game
data and stats
TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - theScore (TSX Venture: SCR) is the definitive football companion on mobile
devices this season, with the latest update to the leading sports app
taking fans closer to the gridiron than ever before.
theScore has completely updated its box scores to provide the most
detailed, comprehensive, in-depth football data found on a multi-sport
mobile app - complementing all the great features sports fans have come
to expect, including deep personalization, real-time news and
comprehensive scores and stats.
On top of the usual live game scores, news and recaps, fans will be able
to enjoy the deepest real-time, mobile-first football coverage,
Rich Scoring Play Visuals
Football fans will now be able to see exactly how a scoring play was
made via rich graphics that show every key moment leading up to
touchdown or field goal, including the number of plays, rush yards,
pass yard and total time of that drive.
Breaking News Updates
Fans will be kept on top of the latest breaking news from theScore's
team of news editors throughout the season, delivering sports content
as stories break in a way that's perfect for mobile consumption - short
bursts of information, combined with rich media and updated in
Real-Time Fantasy News
theScore will offer fantasy football managers real-time stats on key
players, filtered by position. They'll also be able to follow any
player and get push alerts for breaking news - including injury updates
- as well as in-game plays like touchdowns, interceptions, fumbles and
More Player Comparison Data
Available before and after each game, fans can now compare season and
individual game totals of key players for each matchup side-by-side - a
perfect tool for checking which team has the edge in the key battles.
Odds Movement Visualizations
A clear picture of how each game's point spread and total have changed
since the opening numbers were set by oddsmakers via a dynamic graphic
that updates in real-time.
Situational Team Splits
Perfect for those 'couch offensive coordinators,' theScore has added
situational team splits to live games, giving fans the inside track on
what the next play the offense will likely be running.
"Baseball fans loved the richer visuals theScore gave them in the
spring, and now we're giving our vast army of millions of football fans
that same exceptional experience, taking them beyond the box score on
their mobile device," said John Levy, Chairman and CEO of theScore.
"Whether you're a casual fan or a hardcore fantasy manager that needs to
know every stat and detail the very moment it happens, theScore is your
go-to app for most visually engaging and comprehensive, mobile-first
coverage this football season."
Download the latest version of theScore from the App Store and Google Play.
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About theScore Inc.
theScore creates mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to
what they love through an addictive combination of real-time news,
scores, fantasy information and alerts while creating and curating
content that is mobile optimized, comprehensive, customizable and
seamlessly shareable. theScore is available on iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone devices.
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