FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
NBC SPORTS DIGITAL LAUNCHES NBC SPORTS SCORES APP
NBC Olympics Highlights & Results App Transitions Into New Scores App Today
App Features a Personalized Experience Including Scores, Team News, Notifications and More
NBC SPORTS SCORES Available for iOS and Android Devices
STAMFORD, Conn. – August 23, 2016 – NBC Sports Digital launched the NBC SPORTS SCORES app today, a personalized sports guide that delivers the most up-to-date scores, notifies fans of important upcoming events or moments in sports, and contains on-demand news and information from more than 25 leagues.
The app is built off the NBC Olympics: Rio News & Results app, which transitions to NBC SPORTS SCORES today. The app acts both as a complement to the live streaming available on the NBC Sports app, and ensures fans never miss a great moment, whether it involves their favorite team or not. The app monitors the world for trending games and, with its powerful personalization and unique alerting capabilities, is able to tell fans when and where to watch that moment online and on TV.
“The NBC SPORTS SCORES app is a perfect complement to our robust digital offerings,” said Jack Jackson, VP, Digital Product Development, NBC Sports Group. “As a pioneer in the streaming space, we wanted to be able to offer fans a 360-degree experience through NBC Sports Digital platforms, and are pleased to be able to offer this companion to not just our portfolio of assets, but leagues around the world.”
A full list of features includes:
- Game trending, using a proprietary algorithm, to rate the excitement level of each and every sporting event in real-time. Never miss a great sports moment.
- Online and TV listing to every sports event, telling you where to watch online (NBCSports.com and NBC Sports App, WatchESPN, Fox Sports Go, and more) and on TV for more than 25 leagues;
- A personalized experience, including the ability to receive alerts for the sports and teams an individual fan follows;
- Notifications for exciting games and big match-ups, in-game stats and play-by-play;
- Integration of ProFootballTalk, HardBallTalk, ProHockeyTalk, NASCAR Talk, OlympicTalk, CollegeFootballTalk, CollegeBasketballTalk, ProSoccerTalk, Golf Central blogs
- The most up-to-date team news and league standings.
Leagues featured on the NBC SPORTS SCORES app include:
- NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
- NASCAR Xfinity Series
- Premier League Soccer
- Golf (PGA Tour, The Masters, US Open, The Open Championship PGA Championship, Ryder Cup)NCAA Football
- NCAA Basketball
- English League Championship
- La Liga Soccer
- Serie A Soccer
- Ligue 1 Soccer
- Liga MX Soccer
- CONCACAF Champion League
- UEFA Euro
- Champions League Soccer
- Europa League Soccer
- Bundesliga Soccer
The NBC SPORTS SCORES app is available on iOS, and Android.
–NBC SPORTS DIGITAL–